Better Than Therapy Book Club Reading List 2020 – 2021    
Revision June 1, 2021     
Better Than Therapy Book Club – Tappy Swarner    
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess  
2020Sept      
2020OctOrganizational MeetingAliceThe Meadows Pavillon; the Reserve
2020NovBrowder, BillRed NoticeTappyTappy  
2020DecWingate, LisaBefore We Were YoursDanielleThe Village Café  
2021JanCancelled    
2021FebCancelled    
2021MarHarris, Dan10% HappierTappySue  
2021AprHannah, Kristin The Four WindsDanielleDanielle  
2021MayQuinn, KateThe Alice NetworkSueTappy  
2021JuneMaine, SarahThe House Between TidesNormaNorma  
2021July      
2021August      
Between the Sheets Reading List for 2020 – 2021  
Revision May 1, 2021   
Between the Sheets – Jill Persteiner   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020Sept    
2020OctLanday, WilliamDefending JacobMary JoMary Jo
2020NovFowler, Theresa AnneA Good NeighborhoodJillJill
2020DecPicoult, JodiSmall Great thingsSandySandy
2021JanCANCELLED  
2021FebCANCELLED  
2021MarO’Neal, BarbaraWhen We Believed in MermaidsJoAnnMeadows Park
2021AprHannah, KristinThe Four WindsLinda Linda – Porch
2021MayTyler, AnneMember’s Choice: Redhead on the Side of the Road, Ladder of Years, Digging to America or Saint MaybePatPat
2021JuneRoss, Helen KleinWhat Was MineAnneAnne
2021JulyNapolitano, AnnDear EdwardMary Jo Mary Jo
2021AugustNo scheduled meeeting   
Book Babes Reading List for 2020 – 2021  
Revision March 1, 2021   
Book Babes – Sherry Wilson   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptMoyes, JoJoThe Giver of StarsSherry W.Sherry W.
2020OctMichaelides, AlexThe Silent PatientGaryBarb
2020NovKrueger, William KentThis Tender LandKarenKaren
2020DecChristmas Dinner  
2021JanCANCELLED  
2021FebCANCELLED  
2021MarPatchett, AnnThe Dutch HouseSue B.Trish
2021AprZevin, GabrielleThe Storied Life of A.J. FikrySherry B.Sherry B.
2021MayNg, CelesteLittle Fires EverywhereBarbGary
2021JuneSocial  
2021JulyNo scheduled meeeting   
2021AugustNo scheduled meeeting   
      
      
Dora’s Book Lovers Reading List for 2020 – 2021   
Revision June 1, 2021   
Dora’s Book Lovers    
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptMcCarthy, MaryThe GroupJanetJanet
2020OctQuinn, KateThe Alice NetworkAnnAnn
2020NovOwens, DeliaWhere the Crawdads SingGailGail
2020DecBowen, RhysLove and Death Among the CheetahsTBDGreen Boundary
2021JanBrennert, AlanMoloka’aBarbaraBarbara
2021FebClark, Mary HigginsLet Me Call You SweetheartMaryMary
2021MarFinn, A.J.Woman in the WindowSueSue
2021AprAnthony, LawrenceThe Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African WildBonnnieSue
2021MayCANCELLED  
2021June Book Selection for 2021-2022 Barbara
2021JulyNo scheduled meeeting   
2021AugustNo scheduled meeeting   
      
First Ladies  Reading List for 2020- 2021   
Revision May 1, 2021   
First Ladies  – Alice Murray    
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptClift, EleanorFounding Sisters and the Nineteenth AmendmentAliceAlice
2020OctSee, LisaThe Island of Sea WomenColleenColleen
2020NovPowers, RichardThe OverstoryGwenGwen
2020DecKondazian, KarenThe WhipCarolSandie
2021JanWilliams, NiallThis Is HappinessSandieSandie
2021FebKidd, Sue MonkThe Invention of WingsPat Pat
2021MarKrueger, WilliamThis Tender LandSue Village Pavillon
2021AprCumins,JeanineAmerican DirtDianeDiane
2021MayMoyes, JoJoThe Giver of StarsJackieJackie
2021JunePreston, Douglas and Lincoln ChildOld BonesGinnyVillage Pavillon
2021JulyTBD  
2021AugustBook Selection  
      
Louise Penny Themed Book Club Reading List 2020- 2021  
Revision February 1, 2021   
Louise Penny Themed Book Club – Alice Murray  
      
Reading and discussion program completed January 2021  
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptPenny, LouiseHow the Light Gets In, The Long Way Home and The Nature of the BeastDiane, Kathy, and Susan The Meadows Pavillon in The Reserve
2020OctPenny LouiseA Great Reckoning, Glass Houses, Debbie,SusanDiane
2020NovPenny, LouiseThe Kingdom of the Blind and        A Better Man  Michelle/Diane  KathySusan
2020DecCANCELLED  
2021JanPenny, LouiseAll the Devils Are HereAllKathy
Mary Alice Monroe Themed Book Club Reading List 2020 – 2021  
Revision March 1, 2020   
Mary Alice Monroe Themed Book Club – Lynda Mann and Tracie Call  
Morning Meeting    
Reading and discussion program completed October 2020  
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadAM  Hostess
2020SeptMonroe, Mary AliceBeach House for RentElaineElaine
2020OctMonroe, Mary AliceBeach House Reuinion  
      
Afternoon Meeting    
Reading and discussion program is in hiatus   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadPM Hostess
2020AugustMonroe, Mary AliceBeach House ReunionTBDTBD
      
Meet and Eat Reading List 2020 – 2021  
Revision June 1, 2021   
Meet and Eat Book Club – Susan Phillips   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptMonroe, Mary AliceThe Beach HouseDeeDee
2020OctQuinn, KateThe Alice NetworkDebbieDebbie
2020NovLarson, EricDead WakeKerinKerin
2020DecChristmas PartyAnnAnn
2021JanCancelled  
2021FebWingate, LisaThe Book of Lost FriendsMollySusan
2021MarKrueger, WilliamThis Tender LandAnneAnne
2021AprWhitehead, ColsonThe Underground RailroadPamPam
2021MaySkloot, RebeccaThe Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksMollyMolly
2021JuneSedaris, DavidMe Talk Pretty One DayJeanGazebo
2021JulyHamil, PeteSnow in August  
2021August    
      
Mysteries and Martinis Reading List 2020 – 2021  
Revision June 1, 2021   
Mysteries and Martinis – Anne Kohls   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020Sept    
2020OctOrganizational MeetingMeadows Pavillon, The Reserve
2020NovHorowitz, AnthonyThe Magpie MurdersPat Pat
2020DecChouinard, M.M. The Dancing GirlsLenoreLenore
2021JanHarper, JaneThe DryAnneAnne
2021FebWare, RuthThe Woman in Cabin 10DonnaDonna
2021MarMichaelides, AlexThe Silent PatientPamelaPamela
2021AprLanday, WilliamDefending JacobAnneAnne
2021MayFrench, TaraThe SearcherDebbieDebbie
2021JuneBraithwaite, OyinkkanMy Sister The Serial KillerLenoreLenore
2021JulyPearse, SarahTha SanatoriumAnneAnne
2021AugustUnger, LisaConfessions on the 7:45  
      
      
2021SeptFoley, LisaThe Guest List  
New Mystery Book Club – Name TBD   
Revision March 1, 2021   
New Mystery Book Club – Alice Murray   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2021MarGalbraith, RobertThe Cuckoo’s CallingKathyThe Meadows Pavillon in The Reserve
2021Apr    
2021May    
2021June    
2021July    
2021August    
      
      
      
On the Same Page Reading List for 2020-2021   
Revision June 1, 2021   
On the Same Page – Allie Norton    
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptCANCELLED  
2020OctCANCELLED  
2020NovCANCELLED  
2020DecNo scheduled meeeting   
2021JanCANCELLED  
2021FebCANCELLED  
2021MarCANCELLED  
2021AprCANCELLED  
2021MayCANCELLED  
2021JuneCANCELLED  
2021JulyNo scheduled meeeting   
2021AugustNo scheduled meeeting   
      
Delayed     
  Preston, RichardThe Hot Zone  
  McMorris, KristinaSold on a Monday: A Novel  
  Greenwood, BryanAll the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel  
      
      
Passionate Page Turners Reading List for 2020 – 2021   
Revision June  1, 2021   
Passionate Page Turners – Judy Bends   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptFrank,  Dorothea BentonThe Queen BeeCindyCindy
2020OctMoyes, JojoThe Giver of StarsCarolCarol
2020NovRowell, RainbowEleanor and ParkJudyJudy
2020DecNo scheduled meeeting   
2021JanCANCELLED  
2021FebCANCELLED  
2021MarMartin, CharlesWhen Crickets CryJeanneJeanne
2021AprFrederickson, KariCold War DixieTheresaTheresa
2021MayHarper, KarenAmerican DuchessBarbaraBarbara
2021JuneLarson, ErikIssac’s StormCindyCindy
2021JulyNapolitano, AnnDear EdwardPatPat 
2021AugustBackman, FredrikAnxious PeopleJudyJudy
      
      
Sweet Tea and Sunshine Themed Book Club Reading List 2020 – 2021  
Revision June 1, 2021    
Sweet Tea and Sunshine Themed Book Club Reading List 2020 – 2021 – Tracie Call  
YearMonthMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
20209Sept   
202010OctOrganizational Meeting  
202011NovHayward, DuboseMamba’s DaughterGinnyElaine
202012DecMayes, FrancesUnder Magnolia: Southern MemoirTracieTracie
20211JanCANCELLED  
20212FebCANCELLED  
20213MarFlagg, FannieThe Wonder Boy of Whistle StopElaineElaine
20214AprFrederickson, KariCold War DixieTheresaTheresa
20215MayMcHale, Celeste FletcherThe Secret to Hummingbird CakeSusanSusan
20216JuneBruff, Rebecca DwightTrouble the WaterGinnyGinny 
20217JulyWingate, LisaBefore We Were YoursLindaLinda
2021 August    
       
U.S. Constitution Themed Book Club Reading List 2020 – 2021  
Revision October 1, 2020   
Reading and discussion program completed September ,2020  
Plans underway for a follow-on themed book club focused on Westward Expansion of the United States
U.S. Constitution – Alice Murray   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptStewart, David O.The Summer of 1787AliceAnShu Café
      
      
      
The Voracious Readers Reading List for 2020 – 2021  
Revision June 1, 2021   
The Voracious Readers – Marion Paterson   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptBaird, JuliaVictoria The Queen Reserve
2020OctJohns, AnaThe Woman in the White Kimono Reserve
2020NovChamberlain, DianeBig Lies in a Small Town Reserve
2020DecFerrante, ElenaMy Brilliant Friend Reserve
2021JanCANCELLED  
2021FebCANCELLED  
2021MarCANCELLED  
2021AprLee, Min JinPachinko Reserve
2021MayBenioff, DavidCity of ThievesSallyReserve
2021JuneMai, Nguyen Phan QueThe Mountains SingElizabethReserve
2021July    
2021August    
      
      
Westward Expansion of America Themed Book Club Reading List 2020 – 2021
Revision June 1, 2021   
Reading and discussion program completed June 2020  
Plans underway for a follow-on themed book club focused on 1830 – 1860 United States history 
Westward Expansion of America – Alice Murray  
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020Sept    
2020OctOrganizational MeetingAliceAnShu Asian
2020NovMcCullough, DavidThe PioneersEllenAnShu Asian
2020DecNo Meeting  
2021JanNo Meeting  
2021FebAmbrose, StephenUndaunted CourageJudyAnShu Asian
2021MarNo Meeting  
2021AprStone, IrvingMen to Match My MountainsAliceAnShu Asian
2021MayKondazian, KarenThe WhipAliceAnshu Asian
      
Women of Words Reading List for 2020 – 2021  
Revision June 1, 2021   
Women of Words – Linda McGurer   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptFlagg, FannieFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop CaféJackiePat Schroder
2020OctBruff, RebeccaTrouble the WaterLindaPeggy
2020NovCummins, JeanineAmerican DirtPat ShipppeyDanny
2020DecChristmas Lunch  
2021JanCANCELLED  
2021FebCANCELLED  
2021MarJiles, PauletteNews of the WorldPat SchroderJackie
Dugoni, RobertThe Extraordinary Life of Sam HellPeggy
Richardson, Kim MicheleThe Book Women of Troublesome CreekGinny
2021AprNg, CelesteLittle Fires EverywhereDannyLinda
2021MayPatchett, AnnThe Dutch HouseJudyGinny
2021JuneHannah, KristinThe Four WindsLindaLinda
2021JulyNo scheduled meeeting   
2021AugustNo scheduled meeeting   
      
      
Women of Words Reading List for 2020 – 2021  
Revision February 1, 2021   
Women of Words – Linda McGurer   
YearMonthAuthorTitleDiscussion LeadHostess
2020SeptFlagg, FannieFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop CaféJackiePat Schroder
2020OctBruff, RebeccaTrouble the WaterLindaPeggy
2020NovCummins, JeanineAmerican DirtPat ShipppeyDanny
2020DecChristmas Lunch  
2021JanCANCELLED  
2021FebCANCELLED  
2021MarJiles, PauletteNews of the WorldPat SchroderJackie
Dugoni, RobertThe Extraordinary Life of Sam HellPeggy
Richardson, Kim MicheleThe Book Women of Troublesome CreekGinny
2021AprNg, CelesteLittle Fires EverywhereDannyLinda
2021MayPatchett, AnnThe Dutch HouseJudyGinny
2021JuneTBDTBDTBDTBD
2021JulyNo scheduled meeeting   
2021AugustNo scheduled meeeting   
      
W.O.W. Book Clubs – Overall Reading List for 2020 -2021
Revision June 1, 2021 
   
ClubsAuthorTitle
3Krueger, William KentThis Tender Land
3Moyes, JojoThe Giver of Stars
2Bruff, Rebecca DwightTrouble the Water
2Cumins,JeanineAmerican Dirt
2Frederickson, KariCold War Dixie
2Hannah, KristinThe Four Winds
2Kondazian, KarenThe Whip
2Napolitano, AnnDear Edward
2Ng, CelesteLittle Fires Everywhere
2Patchett, AnnThe Dutch House
2Quinn, KateThe Alice Network
2Wingate, LisaBefore We Were Yours
1Ambrose, StephenUndaunted Courage
1Anthony, LawrenceThe Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
1Backman, FredrikAnxious People
1Bowen, RhysLove and Death Among the Cheetahs
1Braithwaite, OyinkkanMy Sister The Serial Killer
1Brennert, AlanMoloka’a
1Browder, BillRed Notice
1Chouinard, M.M. The Dancing Girls
1Clark, Mary HigginsLet Me Call You Sweetheart
1Clift, EleanorFounding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment
1Cobbs, ElizabethThe Hamilton Affair
1Dugoni, RobertThe Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell
1Finn, A.J.Woman in the Window
1Flagg, FannieFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café
1Flagg, FannieThe Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop
1Fowler, Theresa AnneA Good Neighborhood
1Frank,  Dorothea BentonThe Queen Bee
1Frederickson, KariCold War Dixie
1French, TaraThe Searcher
1Grann, DavidKillers of the Flower Moon
1Greenwood, BryanAll the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel
1Hamil, PeteSnow in August
1Harper, JaneAmerican Duchess
1Harper, JaneThe Dry
1Hayward, DuboseMamba’s Daughter
1Horowitz, AnthonyThe Magpie Murders
1Inskeep, SteveImperfect Union
1Jiles, PauletteNews of the World
1Kidd, Sue MonkThe Invention of Wings
1Landay, WilliamDefending Jacob
1Landay, WilliamDefending Jacob
 Larson, EricDead Wake
1Larson, ErikIssac’s Storm
1Larson, ErikThe Splendid and the Vile
1Maine, SarahThe House Between Tides
1Martin, CharlesCrickets Cry
1Mayes, FrancesUnder Magnolia: Southern Memoir
1McCarthy, MaryThe Group
1McCullough, DavidThe Pioneers
1McHale, Celeste FletcherThe Secret to Hummingbird Cake
1McMorris, KristinaSold on a Monday: A Novel
1Michaelides, AlexThe Silent Patient
1Monroe, Mary AliceBeach House Reuinion
1Monroe, Mary AliceThe Beach House
1O’Neal, BarbaraWhen We Believed in Mermaids
1Owens, DeliaWhere the Crawdads Sing
1Pearse, SarahTha Sanatorium
1Penny, LouiseHow the Light Gets In
1Penny, LouiseThe Long Way Home 
1Penny, LouiseThe Nature of the Beast
1Penny, LouiseA Great Reckoning
1Penny, LouiseGlass Houses
1Penny, LouiseThe Kingdom of the Blind
1Penny, LouiseA Better Man 
1Penny, LouiseAll the Devils Are Here
1Picoult, JodiSmall Great things
1Powers, RichardThe Overstory
1Preston, Douglas and Lincoln ChildOld Bones
1Preston, RichardThe Hot Zone
1Richardson, Kim MicheleThe Book Women of Troublesome Creek
1Ross, Helen KleinWhat Was Mine
1Rowell, RainbowEleanor and Park
1Sedaris, DavidMe Talk Pretty One Day
1See, LisaThe Island of Sea Women
1Skloot, RebeccaThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
1Stewart, David O.The Summer of 1787
1Stone, IrvingMen to Match My Mountains
1Tyler, AnneRedhead on the Side of the Road
1Tyler, AnneLadder of Years
1Tyler, AnneDigging to America 
1Tyler, AnneSaint Maybe
1Unger, LisaConfessions on the 7:45
1Ware, RuthThe Woman in Cabin 10
1Westover, TaraEducated
1Whitehead, ColsonThe Underground Railroad
1Williams, NiallThis Is Happiness
1Wingate, LisaThe Book of Lost Friends
1Zevin, GabrielleThe Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
W.O.W. Book Clubs Favorite Books September 2019 – August 2020
Revision June 1, 2021
 
Between the Sheets
Winter Garden
by Kristin Hannah
 
 
Book Babes
Shelter
 by Jung Yun
 
 
Dora’s Book Lovers
Educated
by Tara Westover
 
 
The First Ladies
The Elephant Whisperer
by Lawrence Anthony
 
 
Louise Penny
Still Life
by Louise Penny
 
 
Mary Alice Monroe
 
 
 
 
Meet and Eat
The Alice Network
by Kate Quinn
 
 
On the Same Page
Under the Banner of Heaven
by Jon Krakauer
 
 
The Passionate Page Turners
Homegoing
by Yaa Gyasi
 
 
U.S. Constitution
 
 
 
 
The Voracious Readers
Where the Crawdads Sing
by Delia Owens
Mistress of the Ritz
by Melanie Benjamin
 
 
Women of Words