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Second Thursday Book Club

Serramonte Main Library

Community Room
2nd Thursdays
2:00-3:00 pm

All are welcome! Enjoy a cup of tea and thought-provoking conversation with our active book club.

2019 Reading List

January 10

Truffle Boy by Ian Purkayastha

February 14

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

March 14

The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers

April 11

Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing by Victoria Sweet

May 9

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

June 13

A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute

July 11

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

August 8

Reader Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf

September 12

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

October 10

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

November 14

Transcription by Kate Atkinson

December 12

One Plus One by JoJo Moyes

2018 Reading List

Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook by Alice Waters
Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Mister Monkey by Francine Prose
Glass Houses by Louise Penny
The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa Lee
The Forest Lover by Susan Vreeland
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
The Whole Town’s Talking by Fannie Flagg
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

2017 Reading List

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome by Robert Harris
A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

2016 Reading List

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
The Long Way Home by Louise Penny
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Frog Music by Emma Donoghue
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
City of Thieves by David Benioff

Past Selections

2011 Book Club Picks