Library Book Clubs

There are two Book Clubs that meet at the Dartmouth Public Libraries: The Southworth Second Wednesday Book Group and  the Teen Book Group.

The Teen Book Group is not currently meeting but contact the library if interested in joining it.

 

 

Older Selections:
December 2016: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
November 2016: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
October 2016: Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel
September 2016: Defending Jacob by William Landay
August 2016: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
July 2016: Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
June 2016: Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening by Carol Wall
May 2016: The Invisible Wall : A Love Story That Broke Barriers by Harry Bernstein
April 2016: Orphan Train by Christinea Baker Kline
March 2016: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker
February 2016: Stiff : The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
January 2016: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
December 2015: The Maltese Falcon by Dashiel Hammett
November 2015: The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
October 2015: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
September 2015: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
August 2015: The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
July 2015: Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
June 2015: The Worst Hard Time : The Untold Story… by Timoth Egan
May 2015: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
April 2015: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
March 2015: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
February 2015: Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
January 2015: Rin Tin Tin : The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean
December 2014: The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman
November 2014: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
October 2014: The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston
September 2014: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
August 2014: Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling
July 2014: The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver
June 2014: The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood
May 2014: The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondtaaje
April 2014: Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie
March 2014: The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett
February 2014: The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
January 2014: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
December 2013: Touching My Father’s Soulby Jamling Norgay
November 2013:Brick Lane by Monica Ali
October 2013: The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
September 2013: The Submission by Amy Waldman
August 2013: Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson
July 2013:The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
June 2013:The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi Durrow
May 2013: My Antonia by Willa Cather
April 2013: Townie : a Memoir by Andre Dubus III
March 2013: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Feb 2013: Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Jan 2013: The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
December 2012: Shadow Divers: the True Adventures of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of WWII by Robert Kurson
November 2012: True Grit by Charles Portis
October 2012: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows
September 2012: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
August 2012: Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian
July 2012: Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
June 2012: The House at Sugar Beach by Helene Cooper
May 2012: The Night Counter : a Novel by Alia Yunis
April 2012: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
March 2012: How to be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway
February 2012: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Aszar Nafisi
January 2012: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
December 2011: The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
November 2011: Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
October 2011: Half-Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel by Jeannette Walls
September 2011:  Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything by Stephen Baker
August 2011: The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty
July 2011: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba
June 2011: Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue
May 2011: Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
April 2011: In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
March 2011: Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
February 2011: Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
January 2011: A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
December 2010: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
November 2010: The Ghost at the Table by Suzanne Berne
October 2010: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
September 2010: Digging to America by Anne Tyler
August 2010: Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France by Peter Mayle
July 2010: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane : a Novel by Katherine Howe
June 2010: Brick by Brick by Lynn Donohue
May 2010: Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman
April 2010: The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell
March 2010: Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris
February 2010: The Lemon Tree : An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan
January 2010: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
December 2009: One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
November 2009: The Devil in the White City by Erik Larsons
October 2009: Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth
September 2009: The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh
August 2009: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
July 2009: A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
June 2009: The Girls : a Novel by Lori Lansens
May 2009: Kabul Beauty School : An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil by Deborah Rodriguez
April 2009: The Maytrees by Annie Dillard
March 2009: Pope Joan by Donna Cross Woolfolk
February 2009: The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton
January 2009: Mountains beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
Dec. 2008: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
Nov. 2008: Fire in the Blood by Irene Nemirovsky.
Oct. 2008: The House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III.
Sept. 2008: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai.
August 2008: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen.
July 2008: Finn by Jon Clinch.
June 2008: The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor.
May 2008: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid : A Memoir by Bill Bryson.
April 2008: Accordion Crimes by Annie Proulx.
March 2008: The World to Come by Dara Horn.

Teen Book Group meets monthly on a Saturday when there are enough interested teens. Come meet & greet to discuss the group & find out what it is all about! There will be snacks. Grades 6 -12. The sessions are hosted by the Children’s and Teen Librarian. Call 508-999-0727 ext. 373 for more information.

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