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NEW! Due to popular demand we are currently looking for additional members for a third book club. This club will meet the first Wednesday evening of each month at 7 p.m. For more information please contact Adult Services at (905) 953-5110 ext. 4770.  


Book Club Number One

The first Tuesday of each month the Library's Tuesday Night Book Club gathers to discuss our most recent read. This book club is currently at capacity.


 

2017 Reading List

 

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

 

The Piano Maker by Kurt Palka

 

Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

 

The Prison Book Club by Ann Walmsley

 

The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

 

The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

 

 

 

2016 Reading List

 

The Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo

 

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

 

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

 

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

 

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

 

The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton

 

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

 

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

 

They Left Us Everything by Plum Sykes

 

H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

 

A Month in the Country by J.L. Carr

 

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

 


2015 Reading List

 

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

 

Wild Dogs by Helen Humphreys

 

Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

 

How It All Began by Penelope Lively

 

The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay

 

 

A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout

 

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson

 

The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

 

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce

 

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

 

The Massey Murder: The Maid, Her Master and the Trial That Shocked a Country by Charlotte Gray

 

419 by Will Ferguson

 

 

 

2014 Reading List

 

The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesay

 

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

 

Away by Amy Bloom

 

The Occupied Garden: A Family Memoir of War Torn Holland by Kristen den Hartog

 

Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

 

The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger

 

Little Bee by Chris Cleave

 

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

 

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

 

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail by Cheryl Strayed

 

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of the Native People of North America by Thomas King

 

The Dinner by Herman Koch

 

 

2013 Reading List

 

The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich

 

The Sea by John Banville

 

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

 

Brooklyn: A Novel by Colm Toibin

 

The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai

 

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

 

The Thousand Autumn's of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

 

The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb

 

Why Men Lie by Linden MacIntyre

 

Room by Emma Donoghue

 

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by C. Alan Bradley

 

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

 

 

 

2012 Reading List:

 

The Lost Garden by Helen Humphreys

 

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

 

The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory

 

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

 

Mr. Pip by Lloyd Jones

 

White Teeth by Zadie Smith

 

House Rules by Jodi Piccoult

 

Noah's Compass by Anne Tyler

 

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

 

Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

 

Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje

 

Mercy Among the Children by David Adam Richards

 

 

 

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Book Club Number Two

The second Tuesday of each month the Library's second Tuesday Night Book Club gathers to discuss our most recent read. This book club is currently at capacity.

 

2017 Reading List

 

The Fisherman by Chigozie Obioma

 

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

 

We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves by Karen J. Fowler

 

The Lost City of Z: a Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann 

 

Enduring Love by Ian McEwan

 

The Illuminations by Andrew O' Hagan

 

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

Away by Jane Urquhart

 

The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami

 

How to be Both by Ali Smith

 

A Painted House by John Grisham

 

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

 

 

 

2016 Reading List

 

Atonement by Ian McEwan

 

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

 

The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean Auel

 

The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

 

All the Broken Things by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

 

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

 

Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

 

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel by Anthony Doer

 

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier

 

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native Peoples in North America

by Thomas King

 

The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee

 

The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

 


2015 Reading List

 

Half Of A Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

419 by Will Ferguson

 

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson

 

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

 

The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Murder and the Trial That Shocked the Country by Charlotte Gray

 

The Scottish Banker of Surabaya by Ian Hamilton

 

The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

 

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

 

The Pearl That Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashimi

 

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

 

The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan

 

 The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules by Catharina Ingleman-Sundberg

 

 

 

2014 Reading List

 

Equal of the Sun: A Novel by Anita Amirrezvani

 

The Dinner by Herman Koch

 

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

 

Neuromancer by William Gibson

 

The Poisonwood Bible by Nancy Kingsolver

 

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

 

A Good Man by Guy Vanderhaeghe

 

The History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil Macgregor

 

1984 by George Orwell

 

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

 

Trust Your Eyes by Linwood Barclay

 

The Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson

 


2013 Reading List

 

Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

 

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

 

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

 

The Wind-up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami

 

Brooklyn: A Novel by Colm Toibin

 

The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb

 

Blindness by Jose Saramago

 

The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich

 

On Beauty by Zadie Smith

 

Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

 

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by C. Alan Bradley

 

Room by Emma Donaghue

 


2012 Reading List:

 

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

 

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

 

Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb

 

In the Skin of the Lion by Michael Ondaatje

 

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

 

The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. by Sandra Gulland

 

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

 

The Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat

 

Sarah's Key by Tatiana Rosnay

 

The Magus by John Fowles

 

The People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

 

The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence

 

 

 

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