Book Discussion Archive

2016

Booked for Lunch

Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Fates and Furies
The Martian by Andy Weir
Spool of Blue Thread by Ann Tyler
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Born to Run by Chris McDougall
Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Community Led

Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
Property by Valerie Martin
Wright Brothers by David McCullough
The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander
Georgia by Dawn Tripp
It’s What I do: a Photographer’s Life of Love and War by Lynsey Addario
The Feathered Bone by Julie Cantrell
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Neighborhood Reads

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Neverhome by Laird Hunt
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian
Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
Black River by S.M. Hulse
The Girls of Atomic City
Turner House by Angela Flournoy
Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Senior Book Discussion

Ellis Island Interviews: Immigrants Tell Their Stories in Their Own Words by Peter Morton Coan
Alice I Have Been: A Novel by Melanie Benjamin
My Spiritual Journey by Lama Dalai
Our Souls at Night and Plainsong by Kent Haruf
Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories From the Underground Railroad by Betty DeRamus
Lisette’s List: A Novel by Susan Vreeland
Destiny of The Republic; a Tale of Madness Medicine and the Murder of A President by Candice Millard
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight by Jay Barbree
Circling The Sun: A Novel by Paula McLain
West With The Night by Beryl Markham
Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright
A Man Named Ove by Fredrik Backman

2015

Booked for Lunch

 Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement
Lizzy and Jane by Katherine Raey
The Weight of Heaven by Thirty Umigar
A Thousand Letters Home by Teresa Irish
Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs
A Sudden Light by Garth Stein
Leaving Time by Jodi Piccoult
Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland
Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikary by Gabrielle Zevin

Community Reads

The Tender Bar by JR Moehringer
One Plus One Jojo Moyes
Painted Girls by Cathy Buchanan
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
The End of your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Katy Butler

Neighborhood Reads

The Painter by Peter Heller
The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Euphoria by Lily King
Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick
Between Shades of Gray By Ruta Sepetys
Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
Round House by Louise Erdrich
Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland
The Children Act by Ian McEwan

Senior Book Discussion

The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Kopple
The Space Between Us by Thirty Umrigar
Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Knowing Mandela: A Personal Portrait by John Carlin
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space by Lynn Sherr
Yes, Chef by Marcus Samueulson
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Ware Are Not Ourselves by Thomas Matthew
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain