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Lakes Country Library Book Club

New members always welcome!

The book club meets the first Thursday of the month at 11:00. Selected titles may change depending on availability.

Books:

October 5, 2016 -- "Today Will Be Different" by Maria Semple
September 7, 2016 -- "Here's to Us" by Elin Hilderbrand
August 3, 2016 -- "The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend" by Katarina Bivald
July 6, 2016 -- Reader's Choice
June 1, 2016 -- "Truly Madly Guilty" by Liane Moriarty
May 4, 2016 -- "Commonwealth" by Ann Patchett

April 6, 2016 -- "The Nest" by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
March 2, 2016 -- "The Widow" by Fiona Barton

February 2, 2016 -- "Modern Lovers" by Emma Straub
January 5, 2016 -- Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler


December 1, 2016 -- Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
November 3, 2016 -- Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
October 6, 2016 -- The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks
September 1, 2016 -- Reader's Choice
August 11, 2016 -- "The Rocks" by Peter Nichols
July 7, 2016 -- "The Arsonist" by Sue Miller

June 2, 2016 -- "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin
May 5, 2016 -- "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe
April 7, 2016 -- "Loving Frank" by Nancy Horan
March 3, 2016 -- "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green

February 4, 2016 -- "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein
January 7, 2016 -- Favorite cook book & recipe


December 3, 2015 -- "The Story of Beautiful Girl" by Rachel Simon
November 5, 2015 -- "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg
October 1, 2015 -- "Empty Mansions" by Bill Dedman
September 3, 2015 -- "Tiger Eyes" by Judy Blume
August 13, 2015 -- "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich
July 2, 2015 -- READER'S CHOICE
June 4, 2015 -- "Buried Prey" by John Sandford
May 7, 2015 -- "The Buddha in the Attic" by Julie Otsuka
April 2, 2015 -- "Life After Life" by Jill McCorkle
March 5, 2015 -- "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson
February 5, 2015 -- "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

January 8, 2015 -- "A Week in Winter" by Maeve Binchy


December 4, 2014 -- "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd
November 6, 2014 -- "The Storyteller" by Jodi Picoult
October 2, 2014 -- "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini
September 4, 2014 -- Reader's Choice
August 14, 2014 -- "Sycamore Row" by John Grisham
July 3, 2014 -- "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio

June 5, 2014 -- "Bring Up the Bodies" by Hilary Mantel
May 1, 2014 - "Defending Jacob by William Landay
April 3, 2014 -"The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" by Alan Bradley
March 6, 2014 - "Sandcastle Girls" by Chris Bohjalian
February 6, 2014 - "Atonement" by Ian McEwan
January 2, 2014 - "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh


December 5, 2013 - "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen
November 7, 2013- "Flyboys" by James Bradley
October 3, 2013-"The Dressmaker" by Kate Alcott
September 5, 2013-"When You Reach Me" by Rebecca Stead
August 1, 2013 - Reader's Choice
July 11, 2013- "Lacuna" by Barbara Kingsolver
June 6, 2013- "The Nature Principle" by Richard Louv
May 2, 2013- "Firefly Lane" by Kristin Hannah
April 4, 2013- "Learning to Swim" by Sara Henry

March 7, 2013- "Winter Garden" by Kristin Hannah
February 7, 2013- "Lake of Dreams" by Kim Edwards
January 3, 2013- Reader's Choice


December 6, 2012- "The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch
November 1, 2012- "Glass Castle: A Memoir" by Jeannette Walls
October 4, 2012- "A Walk In the Woods" by Bill Bryson
September 6, 2012- "Star Lake Saloon and Housekeeping Cottages" by Sara Rath
August 2, 2012- "Coop" by Michael Perry (also Christmas Party at Waubee Lodge)
July 5, 2012- Reader's Choice
June 7, 2012- "Tender Is the Night" by F.Scott Fitzgerald
May 3, 2012- Not Without My Daughter" by Betty Mahmoody
April 5, 2012- "Bloodroot" by Amy Greene
March 1, 2012- "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" by Helen Simonson
February 2, 2012- "Virgin Blue" by Tracy Chevalier
January 5, 2012- "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett


December 1, 2011- "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford
November 3, 2011- "Fragile" by Lisa Unger
October 6, 2011- "A Gate at the Stairs" by Lorrie Moore
September 1, 2011- "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot
August 4, 2011- "The Last Time I Saw You" by Elizabeth Berg - discussion at Waubee Lodge followed by the Christmas Party
July 7, 2011- "In A Pickle" by Jerry Apps
June 2, 2011- Reader's Choice
May 5, 2011- "Secrets of Eden" by Chris Bohjalian
April 7, 2011- "House Rules" by Jodi Picoult
March 3, 2011- "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins
February 3, 2011- "One Thousand White Women" by Jim Fergus|
January 6, 2011- "Friendship Cake" by Lynne Hinton

 


December 2, 2010 - "A Redbird Christmas" by Fannie Flagg 
November 4, 2010 "Shoot the Moon" by Billie Letts
October 7, 2010- "Remarkable Creatures" by Tracy Chevalier
September 2, 2010 - Reader's choice
August 4, 2010- "The Lace Reader" by Brunonia Barry
July 1, 2010- "Whistling in the Dark" by Lesley Kagen 
June 3, 2010- "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace -- One School at a Time" by Greg Mortenson
May 6, 2010- "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer 
April 1, 2010- "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold
March 2, 2010- "The Hour I First Believed" by Wally Lamb
February 4, 2010- "The Shadow of the Wind" by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
January 7, 2010- "Eat Pray Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert


November 5, 2009 "So Long At the Fair" by Christina Schwarz
October 1, 2009 Reader's Choice
September 3 , 2009 "Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield
August 6, 2009 "Three Junes" by Julia Glass
July 9, 2009 "The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid" by Bill Bryson
June 4, 2009 "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" by David Wroblewski
May 7, 2009 "Before You Know Kindness" by Chris Bohjalian
April 2, 2009 Any book by John Updike
March 5, 2009 "Stolen Innocence" by Elissa Wall
February 5, 2009 "Your Oasis on Flame Lake" by Lorna Ladvik
January 8, 2009 "Water For Elephants" by Sara Gruen


December 4, 2008 Any Holiday or Christmas book
November 6, 2008 "Christy" by Catherine Marshall
October 2, 2008 Reader's Choice
September 4, 2008 "Master Butchers Singing Club" by Louise Erdrich
August 7, 2008 "Glass Lake" by Maeve Binchy
July 10, 2008 "Last Girls" by Lee Smith
June 5, 2008 "Blackbird House" by Alice Hoffman
May 1, 2008 "Nineteen Minutes" by Jodi Picoult
April 3, 2008 "Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio" by Terry Ryan
March 6, 2008 "Shutter Island" by Dennis Lehane
February 7. 2008 "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" by Lisa See
January 3, 2008 "A Knight in Shining Armor" by Jude Deveraux


December 6, 2007 Any Holiday or Christmas book
November 1, 2007 "Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim Edwards
October 4, 2007 "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak
September 6, 2007 "Rococo" by Adriana Trigiani
August 2, 2007 Reader's Choice
July 12, 2007 "Lost In the Forest" by Sue Miller
June 7, 2007 "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck
May 3, 2007 "Forest Lover" by Susan Vreeland
April 5, 2007 "Dante Club" by Matthew Pearl
March 1, 2007 "A Girl Named Zippy" by Haven Kimmel
February 1, 2007 "Wicked" by Gregory Maguire
January 4, 2007 "Bee Season" by Myla Goldberg


December 7, 2006 "The Mermaid Chair" by Sue Monk Kidd
November 2, 2006 "Lucia, Lucia" by Adriana Trigiani
October 5, 2006 "Ladder of Years" by Anne Tyler
September 7, 2006 "Anne of Green Gables" by L.M. Montgomery
August 3, 2006"Population 485" by Michael Perry
July 6, 2006 "Orchard" by Larry Watson
June 1, 2006 "Cloud Chamber" by Michael Dorris
May 4, 2006 "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini
April 6, 2006 "A Map of the World" by Jane Hamilton
March 2, 2006 "Ellen Foster" by Kaye Gibbons
February 2, 2006 "Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson
January 5, 2006 Reader's Choice


December 2005 Any Holiday or Christmas book
November 3, 2005 “Peace Like a River" by Leif Enger
October 6, 2005 "Colony" by Anne Rivers Siddons
September 1, 2005 "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy
August 4, 2005 "The Heart of a Woman" by Maya Angelou
July 7, 2005 "The Giver" by Lois Lowry
June 2, 2005 "Sunrise Sunset" by Kathleen Marsh- A special book discussion with the author
May 5, 2005 "The Blue Shoe" by Anne Lamott
April 7, 2005 "Good In Bed" by Jennifer Weiner
March 3, 2005 "Our Lady of the Forest" by David Guterson
February 3, 2005- "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Mark Haddon
January 6, 2005- **Reader's Choice*


December 2, 2004 - Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons" by Lorna Landvik
November 4, 2004 - "Antelope Wife" by Louise Erdrich
October 7, 2004- "Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich
September 2, 2004- "The Hot Flash Club" by Nancy Thayer
August 5, 2004- "Falling Angels" by Tracy Chevalier
July 1, 2004- "The Quilter's Apprentice" by Jennifer Chiaverini
June 3, 2004- "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel
May 6, 2004- "The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency" by Alexander McCall Smith
April 1, 2004- "Under the Tuscan Sun" by Francis Mayes
March 4, 2004- "Mystic River" by Dennis Lehane
February 5, 2004- "A Child Called It" by Dave Pelzer
January 8, 2004- "Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd


November 6, 2003- "Open House" by Elizabeth Berg
October 2, 2003- "To America" by Stephen Ambrose
September 4, 2003- "Crow Lake" by Mary Lawson
August 7, 2003- Any book by Anita Shreve
July 3, 2003- Reader's Choice June 5, 2003- "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett
April 3, 2003- "One Thousand White Women" by Jim Fergus
March 6, 2003- "Nanny Diaries" by Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus 
February 6, 2003- "Between Friends" by Debbie Macomber


November 7, 2002- "Red Tent" by Anita Diamant
October 3, 2002- "House of Sand and Fog" by Andre Dubus
September 5, 2002- "Stolen Lives" by Malika Oufkir
August 2002- Reader's Choice
July 11, 2002- "When the Wind Blows" by James Patterson
June 6, 2002- "Up Island" by Anne Rivers Siddons
May 2, 2002- "Corrections" by Jonathan Franzen
April 4, 2002- "Commitments" by Barbara Delinsky
March 7, 2002- "Scarlet Feather" by Maeve Binchy 
February 7, 2002- "Back When We Were Grownups" by Anne Tyler
January 10, 2002- "Tomorrow is a River" by Peggy Dopp


November 1, 2001- "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K.Rowling
October 4, 2001- "Hanna's Daughters" by Marianne Fredriksson
September 6, 2001- "Plain Jane" by Fern Michaels
August 2, 2001- "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck
July 12, 2001- "The Reader" by Bernhard Schlink  
June 7, 2001- "Longings of Women" by Marge Piercy
May 3, 2001- "Flags of Ours Fathers" by James Bradley 
April 5, 2001- "Tall Pines Polka" by Lorna Landvik
March 1, 2001- "Ladies of Covington Send Their Love" by Joan Medlicott
February 1, 2001- "The Vineyard" by Barbara Delinsky
January 4, 2001- "Shell Seekers" by Rosamonde Pilcher


 

November 2, 2000- "I Know Just What You Mean : The Power of Friendship in Women's Lives" by Ellen Goodman and Patricia O'Brien
October 5, 2000- "The Rocket Boys" by Homer Hickam
September 7, 2000 "Where the Heart Is" by Billie Letts
August 3, 2000- "Gap Creek" by Robert Morgan
July 6, 2000- "Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver
June 1, 2000- Amy & Isabelle" by Elizabeth Stout
May 4, 2000- "Cider House Rules" by John Irving
April 6, 2000- Books by Ursula Hegi "Stones from the River" and "Visions of Emma Blau"
March 2, 2000 - "First Ladies" by Betty Caroli
February 3, 2000 - "Snow Falling On Cedars" by David Gutterson
January 6, 2000- Books by Alice Hoffman


November 4, 1999 "Seasons of Sun and Rain" by Marjorie Dorner
October 7, 1999- "Pilot's Wife" by Anita Shreve
September 1999- "Memoirs of A Geisha" by Arthur Golden
August 5, 1999- "Ulysses" by James Joyce
July 1999 - "The Novel" by James Michener
June 1999 - "Midwives" by Chris Bohjalian
May 1999 - "I Know This Much Is True" by Wally Lamb
April 1999 ?
March 1999 ?
February 1999 - "Ultimate Power" by Elizabeth Dole
January 1999 - Books by the Bronte sisters


December 1998 - books by Mark Twain
November 1998 - "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway
October 1998 - "Tuesdays With Morrie" by Mitch Albom
October 1998 - "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan
September 1998 - "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
August 1998 - "The Notebook" and "Message In A Bottle" by Nicholas Sparks
July 1998 - "Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil" by John Berendt
June 1998 - "Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt
May 1998 - "The Shipping News" by Annie Proulx
April 1998- canceled
March 1998 - ?
February 1998 - books about Eleanor Roosevelt
January 1998 - books by Rosamunde Pilcher


December 1997 - ?
November 1997 - ?
October 1997 - books by Anne Tyler
September 1997 - "Beach Music" by Pat Conroy
August 1997 - "Stone Diaries" by Carol Shieds
July 1997 - "Book of Ruth" by Jane Hamilton
July 1997 - "Absolute Power" by David Baldacci
June 1997- organizational meeting

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