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Book Club meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at Plymouth Presbyterian Church.  The current list of books is posted below. Copies of the list are also located on the bulletin board in the Narthex at church.  

All are welcome to join for one or all of the meeting.  For more information contact fellowship@plymouthpc.org or the church office.

Book Club Selections for 2017:

January: 

The 2016 Newbery Medal winner, Last Stop on Market Street, written by Matt de la Peña.

The 2016 Caldecott Medal winner, Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, written by Lindsay Mattick. 

February: The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

March: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

April: The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

May: The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

June: The Tumbling Turner Sisters by Juliette Fay

July: The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

August: Dead Presidents by Brady Carlson

September: TBD

October: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

November: TBD

December: No Meeting

January 8, 2018: Book Selection for 2018

January 22, 2018: Newbery & Caldecott medal winners

 


Book Club Selection for 2016

Date

Title

Author

2/22

A Spool of Blue Thread

Anne Tyler

3/28

Dead Wake

Eric Larson

4/25

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League

Jonathan Odell

5/23

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

J. Ryan Stradal

6/27

Emma: A Modern Retelling

Alexander McCall Smith

7/25

Dear Committee Members

Julie Schumacher

8/22

A God in Ruins

Kate Atkinson

9/26

Only Time Will Tell

Jeffery Archer

10/24

All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr

11/28

Every Living Thing

James Herriot

1/9/17

Book selection

 

1/23/17

 

Newbery Award:

The Last Stop on Market Street

Caldecott Award:

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear

 

Matt de la Pena

 

Lindsay Mattick


Book Club Selection for 2015

Date

Book Title

Author

January 26

Benediction

Haruf, Kent

February 23

The Snow Child

Ivey, Eowyn 

March 23

The Cuckoo’s Child

Thompson, Margaret 

April 27

Just Mercy

Stevenson, Bryan

May 25

GI Brides

Barrett, Duncan 

June 22

Driftless

Rhodes, David 

July 27

Me Before You

Moyes, JoJo 

August 24

The Boys in the Boat

Brown, Daniel

September 28

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

McCullough, David G.

October 26

The Midwife of Hope River

Harman, Patricia

November 23

Brain on Fire

Cahalan, Susannah

December 28

Caldecott Winner / Newberry Winner 

 

January 4, 2016

Book Selection 

 

January 25, 2016

 

 

 


Book Club List for 2014

Date

Title

Author

January 27

Isaac’s Storm

Erik Larson

February 24

Simple Faith of Mr. Rogers

Amy Hollingsworth

March 24

My Beloved World

Sonia Sotomayor

April 28

Light Between the Oceans

M.L. Stedman   

May 19 

My Name is Mary Sutter

Robin Oliviera   

June 23 

Haunted Ground

Erin Hart           

July 28 

Orphan Train

Cristina Baker-Klein

August 25

Someone

Alice McDermot

September 22

Land of Dreams

 Vidal Sundstol

October 27

Safe from the Sea

Peter Geye

November 24

Life After Life     

Kate Atkinson    

December

January 26, 2015

Caldecott and Newberry winners

Benediction

Various

Kent Haruf