READER'S CIRCLE BOOK CLUB

Get Cooking with Our Flaming Hot Book Selection!

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

The Sentence by Louise Erdric A small independent bookstore in Minneapolis is haunted from November 2019 to November 2020 by the store's most annoying customer. Flora dies on All Souls' Day, but she simply won't leave the store. Tookie, who has landed a job selling books after years of incarceration that she survived by reading with murderous attention, must solve the mystery of this haunting while at the same time trying to understand all that occurs in Minneapolis during a year of grief, arn

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October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission—and if he fails, humanity and the Earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn't know that. He can't even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it. All he knows is that he's been asleep for a very, very long time. And he's just been awakened to find himself millions of miles from home, with nothing but two corpses for company.

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November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

Under the Banner of Heaven by John Krakauer Jon Krakauer's literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. In UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN, he shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of religious belief within our own borders. At the core of his book is an appalling double murder committed by two Mormon Fundamentalist brothers, Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they received a revelation from God commanding them to kill their...

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December 13, 2022
December 13, 2022
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January 10, 2023
January 10, 2023

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world.

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February 14, 2023
February 14, 2023

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the darkest periods of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl era, has arrived with a vengeance. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli-like so many of her neighbors-must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land..

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March 14, 2023
March 14, 2023

The Wish by Nicholas Sparks "1996 was the year that changed everything for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina's Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . until she meets Bryce Trickett, one of the few teenagers on the island. Handsome, genuine, and newly admitted to West Point, Bryce gradually shows her how much there is to love about...

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April 11, 2023
April 11, 2023

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

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May 9, 2023
May 9, 2023

Matrix by Lauren Groff

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About

Director Dale Parus selects the titles from a wide-ranging menu of genres and themes.  Club Members supply heaping servings of their own book picks that, together, creates a smorgasbord to challenge everyone's literary taste buds.

Whether you feel the month's books is a tantalizing bon mot or more akin to a thin unappetizing gruel, the goal is to have all Club Members feeling full and sated after an insightful, meaningful and reflective conversation.

When

The Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM.

2022

September 14

October 11

November 8

December 13

2023

January 10

February 14

March 14

April 11

May 9

June 13

July 11

August 8

More Information

Contact Director Dale Parus or fill out the form below. 

 

dalparus.icl@gmail.com

 

616.527.3680 

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