Book Club

 

Please join us – the Book Group usually meets the third Wednesday of each month at noon at the Congregational Church (218 W. Second St, Gaylord, MI 49735). (Although currently we are meeting via Zoom.) The group reads both fiction and non-fiction books. If you have any question, please feel free to contact Brenda Brummel at 231-585-7058 or cell: 810-623-1691 or brendabrummel@me.com.

Sometimes meetings have to be rescheduled because of weather. Please see the Branch Calendar on the right side of the page for up-to-date meeting dates and times. If you have any questions contact Brenda (info above).

Book List

Current Books

  • Educated by Tara Westover, September 2021
  • Firekeeper’s Daughter – Angelline Bouilley  (fiction) or Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants  by Robin Kimmerer, October 2021
  • A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon invented the Information Age by Jimmy Soni, November 2021
  • People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry, December 2021
  • Pick a Mitch Albom book, January 2022
  • West with Giraffes by Linda Rutledge, February 2022
  • March by Geraldine Brooks, March 2022
  • Midnight Library by Matt Haig, April 2022
  • Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. May 2022

Past Books

  • All We Ever Wanted by Emily Griffin, Jan 2019
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Feb. 2019
  • A 1,000 Mile Walk on the Beach by Loreen Niewenhuis, March 2019
  • March by Geraldine Brooks; Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks, April 2019
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Foer, May 2019
  • In Such Good Company by Carol Burnett; Boys in the Trees, by Carly Simon, June 2019
  • The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick, May 2020
  • The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict, June 2020
  • Where the Crawdads Sing  by Delia Owens, July 2020
  • The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan; The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronical of
  • Slavery and Freedom by Tiya Miles, August 2020
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead – November 2020
  • Born A Crime by Trevor Noah OR Yes, Please by Amy Pohler – December 2020
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng – January 2021
  • Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan – February 2021
  • The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain’s Journey by Linda Greenlaw – March 2021
  • The Book of Lost Friends by Lois Wingate – April 2021
  • Me Before You by JoJo Moyes – May 2021
  • Keeping the House by Ellen Baker – June 2021
  • This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger – July 2021
  • The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes – August 2021