Category: Book Clubs
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
A family portrait that is also a near-epic investigation into the broad landscape.
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Born in Dickens, Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his father’s racially charged psychological studies
The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman
Kinch Na Shannack owes the Takers Guild a small fortune for his education as a thief
The Ninth Metal (The Comet Cycle #1) by Benjamin Percy
It began with a comet…
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
A young family moves into a small home on Ash Tree Lane where they discover something is terribly wrong: their house is bigger on the inside than it is on the outside.
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions for good living which makes this work America’s first “How to Succeed” book.
Stoner by John Williams
John Williams’ luminous and deeply moving novel is a work of quiet perfection.
The Night Ship by Jess Kidd
A girl shipwrecked on an island off Western Australia and, 300 years later, a boy finding a home with his grandfather on the very same island…
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Anne Elliot has grieved for seven years over the loss of her first and only love, Captain Frederick Wentworth. When their paths finally cross again, Anne finds herself slighted and all traces of their former intimacy gone.
One Hundred Saturdays by Michael Frank
Recipient of the Jewish Book Council’s Natan Notable Book Award.
The Way Out by Armond Boudreaux
A fast-paced thrill through the unknown, knowns, of uncertain humanistic fate and technological advancement through the future!
Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter by Lizzie Pook
For readers of The Light Between Oceans and The Island of Sea Women, a feminist adventure story set against the backdrop of the dangerous pearl diving industry in 19th-century Western Australia, about a young English woman who sets off to uncover the truth about the disappearance of her eccentric father. Western Australia, 1886. After months at sea, a…