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Current Month Selection

November 2017  •  Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly 

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Future Selections

December 2017  •  Author Event: Patricia V. Davis, author of Cooking for Ghosts; joint event with Friends of the Woodland Public Library.
January 2017  •  Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
February 2017  •  The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
March 2017  •  Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate  

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Past Selections

October 2017  •  The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
September 2017  •  Lucky Boy by Shanthi SekaranAugust   
August 16, 2017 •  meeting cancelled and book selection moved to November meeting
July 2017  •  No book selected. Book Expo America (BEA) presentation  
June 2017  •  The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende 
May 2017  •  Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
April 2017  •  Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
March 2017  •  Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen  February 2017  •  The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
January 2017  •  The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer
December 2016  •  No selection due to the holidays
November 2016  •  Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
October 2016  •  Elizabeth Street by Laura Fabiano
September 2016  •  The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
August 2016  •  Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
July 2016  •  No book selected. Book Expo America (BEA) presentation
June 2016  •  The Hummingbird by Stephen Kiernan
May 2016  •  The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris
April 2016  •  Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World by Katherine Zoepf 
March 2016  •  Race for Paris by Meg Waite Clayton 
February 2016  •  The Sound of Glass by Karen White
January 2016  •  The Promise of Stardust by Priscille Sibley
December 2015  •  No book selected due to the holidays
November 2015  •  Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
October 2015  •  Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
September 2015  •  The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
August 2015  •  The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
July 2015  •  Giant by Edna Ferber
June 2015  •  Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
May 2015 •  The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
April 2015  •  The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
March 2015  •  The Children Act by Ian McEwan
February 2015 • China Dolls by Lisa See
January 2015 • Henna House by Nomi Eve
December 2014 • No selection due to the holidays.
November 2014 • Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project by Jack Meyer
October 2014 • The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
September 2014 •Motherland by Maria Hummel
August 2014 • No book selected - presentation on Book Expo America by club members.
July 2014 • Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
June 2014 • Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini
May 2014 • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
April 2014 • The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
March 2014 • And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
February 2014 • The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
January 2014 • Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
December 2013 • No meeting due to the holidays
November 2013 • The Crooked Branch by Jeanine Cummins
October 2013Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
September 2013 • While We Were Watching Downton Abbey by Wendy Wax
August 2013 • No book selected - presentation on Book Expo America by club members.
July 2013 • A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
June 2013 • Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
April 2013 • Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey: The lost legacy of Highclere Castle by Countess of Carnarvon
March 2013 • The care and handling of roses with thorns by Margaret Dilloway
February 2013 • An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
January 2013 • The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
December 2012 • Holiday time!! No 3rd week of December meeting
November 2012 • The Dry Grass of August by Anna Jean Mayhew
October 2012 • When We Were the Kennedys by Monica Wood
September 2012 • The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark
August 2012 • The Things We Cherished by Pam Jenoff
August 2012 • No book - presentation by members on BookExpo America (BEA)
July 2012 • State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
June 2012 • Defending Jacob by William Landay
May 2012 • Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Beals
April 2012 • The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
March 2012 • Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
February 2012 • The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield
January 2012 • The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
December 2011 • My Life in France by Julia Child and Alex Prud'homme
November 2011 • Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
October 2011 • Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin
September 2011 • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
August 2011 • The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
July 2011 • No book - presentation by members on BookExpo America (BEA)
June 2011 • The Kitchen House // Kathleen Grissom
May 2011 • How to Be an American Housewife // Margaret Dilloway
April 2011 • Patriot Hearts // Barbara Hambly
March 2011 • The Space Between Us // Thrity Umrigar
February 2011 • Room // Emma Donoghue
January 2011 • The Vagrants: A novel // Yiyun Li
December 2010 • The Book Thief // Markus Zusak
November 2010 • The Cookbook Collector // Allegra Goodman
October 2010 • Gone to Green // Judy Christie
September 2010 • Cutting for Stone // Abraham Verghese
August 2010 • The Calligrapher's Daughter // Eugenia Kim
July 2010 • Saving CeeCee Honeycutt // Beth Hoffman
June 2010 • Half Broke Horses: A True Life Novel // Jeanette Walls
May 2010 • Stones Into Schools // Greg Mortenson
April 2010 • Eve: A Novel of the First Woman // Elissa Elliott
February 2010 Godmother: A Novel // Carolyn Turgeon
January 2010 • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet // Jamie Ford
December 2009 • Out Stealing Horses // Per Petterson
November 2009 • The Help // Kathryn Stockett
October 2009 • Sarah's Key // Tatiana de Rosnay
September 2008 • Year of Wonders // Geraldine Brooks
December 2008 • The Good Earth // Pearl Buck
?? 2009 • Grapes of Wrath // John Steinbeck
January 2009 • Water for Elephants // Sara Gruen
February 2009 • The Thirteenth Tale // Diane Setterfield
March 2009 • Mistress of the Art of Death // Ariana Franklin
April 2009 • The Red Tent // Anita Diamont
June 2009 • The Glass Castle // Jeanette Wells
July 2009 • The Time Traveler's Wife // Audrey Niffenegger
August 2009 • Shanghai Girls // Lisa See
September 2009 • Loving Frank // Nancy Horan'
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