Book Group in a Bag

Just to let you know that the Library has some wonderful books for book groups – the selection of titles by author is listed below. There are generally 10 books in a book bag (although more may be available if you have a larger book group). The Friends’ sorting volunteers try to keep extra copies of these books as they are donated. This is a great way to read a classic and enjoy a discussion. Try a new piece of non-fiction and be taken away! Experience another culture or another time. Set a date to meet your friends and enjoy the reading experience!

Alexie, Sherman. The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian Flight
Almond, Steve. Candyfreak
Angelou, Maya. I know why the caged bird sings
Austen, Jane. Pride and prejudice
Bancroft, Ann and Liv Arnesen. No horizon is so far
Barbery, Muriel. Elegance of the hedgehog
Barrows, Annie. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Berg, Elizabeth. We are all welcome here
Bingham, Clara. Class action
Blackmore, R.D. Lorna Doone
Blum, Jenna. Those who save us
Bohjalian, Chris. Before you know kindness
Boyle, T. Coraghessan. The tortilla curtain
Brockmeier, Kevin. The brief history of the dead
Brooks, Geraldine. Year of wonders
Brown, Dan. Angels and demons
The Da Vinci code
Buck, Pearl S. The good earth
Carr, Caleb. The alienist
Carroll, Lewis. Alice’s adventures in Wonderland; Through the looking-glass
Cather, Willa. O Pioneers!
Chevalier, Tracy. Falling angels
Child, Julia. My life in France
Clark, Walter. The ox-bow incident
Clinton, Catherine. Mrs. Lincoln: a life
Courtenay, Bryce. The power of one
Crane, Stephen. The red badge of courage
Cross, Donna W. Pope Joan
Diamant, Anita. The red tent
Dickens, Charles. A Christmas carol
Dubus, Andre III. The house of sand and fog
Dumas, Firoozeh. Funny in Farsi
Edwards, Kim. The memory keeper’s daughter
Eliot, George. Silas Marner
Elliott, Elissa. Eve
Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex
Farmer, Nancy. House of the scoprion
Franklin, Ariana. City of shadows
Franzen, Jonathan. The corrections
Frazier, Charles. Cold Mountain
Gladwell, Malcolm. The tipping point
Golden, Arthur. Memoirs of a geisha
Grisham, John. The innocent man
Grogan, John. Marley and me
Gruen, Sara. Water for elephants
Haddon, Mark. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
Hansberry, Lorraine. A raisin in the sun
Hemingway, Ernest. For whom the bell tolls
Holman, Sheri. The dress lodger
Horan, Nancy. Loving Frank
Hosseini, Khaled. The kite runner and A thousand splendid suns
Hugo, Victor. The hunchback of Notre Dame
Kanon, Jospeh. The good German
Kidd, Sue Monk. The secret life of bees
Kidder, Tracy. Mountains beyond mountains
King, Thomas. Green grass, running water
Kingsolver, Barbara. The bean trees
Kinsella, W.P. Shoeless Joe
Kozol, Jonathan. Letters to a young teacher
Krakauer, Jon. Into the wild
Lahiri, Jhumpa. The namesake
Landvik, Lorna. Angry housewives eating bon-bons
Larson, Erik. The devil in the White City
Larsson, Stieg. The girl with the dragon tattoo
Le Carre, John. The constant gardener
Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird
Levin, Ira. Stepford wives
Levine, James. The blue notebook
Loewen, James. Lies my teacher told me
Logue, Mary. Blood country
Lord, Bette. Spring moon
Lowry, Lois. The giver
Martel, Yann. The life of Pi
Mayes, Frances. Under the Tuscan sun
McBride, James. The color of water
McCourt, Frank. Angela’s ashes
McEwan, Ian. Atonement
McGhee, Alison. Shadow baby
McLaughlin, Emma. The nanny diaries
Moriarty, Laura. The center of everything
Morgan, Robert. Gap Creek
Mortensen, Greg. Three cups of tea
Myers, Walter Dean. Riot
Obama, Barack. Dreams from my father
Paretsky, Sara. Bleeding Kansas
Parks, Gordon. The learning tree
Petterson, Per. Out stealing horses
Picoult, Jodi. Plain truth
Power, Susan. The grass dancer
Quindlen, Anna. Blessings
Razor, Peter J. While the locust slept
Robinson, Marilynne. Gilead
Rölvaag, O.E. Giants in the earth
Rostand, Edmund. Cyrano de Bergerac
Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow
Sachar, Louis. Holes
Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis
Schmidt, Monique Maria. Last moon dancing
Sebold, Alice. The lovely bones
See, Lisa. Shanghai girls
Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet
Shen, Fan. Gang of one: memoirs of a Red Guard
Steinbeck, John. The grapes of wrath
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s cabin
Strout, Elizabeth. Olive Kitteridge
Taylor, Kathrine Kressmann. Address unknown
Thackeray, William. Vanity fair
Tracy, P.J. Monkeewrench
Wilder, Thornton. Our town: a play in three acts
Wroblewski, David. The story of Edgar Sawtelle
Yang, Kao Kalia. The latehomecomer
Young, William P. The shack
Zaslow, Jeffrey. The girls from Ames
Zusak, Markus. The book thief

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