Book Club Reading List

Book Club @ The Library 2019 Book List


June 12th
Talon by Julie Kagawa (Austin’s choice)

Fantasy, Young Adult, Dragons
THE DRAGONS OF TALON: Once hunted nearly to extinction, they are now poised to take over the world. THE ORDER OF ST. GEORGE: The legendary dragon slayers will stop at nothing to wipe dragons from the face of the earth. These mortal enemies are locked in secret and deadly combat, with humanity none the wiser.”

July 10
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman (Bonnie’s choice)

Fiction, Contemporary.
A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.

August 7
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (Nancy’s choice)
Science Fiction, Dystopia, Canadian Author
“An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.”

September 11
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien (Karen’s choice)
Historical Fiction, Canadian Author
“… intergenerational saga, stretching as far back at the 1940s and traversing China from Beijing in the north to rural Guangxi in the south, but the narrator speaks to us from present-day Vancouver.”

October 9
No Exit by Tayler Adams (Brandy’s choice)
Mystery, Thriller
“On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, she’s forced to wait out the storm at a remote highway rest stop. Desperate to find a signal to call home, Darby goes back out into the storm . . . and makes a horrifying discovery. In the back of the van parked next to her car, a little girl is locked in an animal crate. Who is the child? Why has she been taken? And how can Darby save her?”

November 13
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (Dawn’s choice)

Children’s Classic, Fantasy
“Hailed as ‘a classic. . .. humorous, full of warmth and real invention’ (The New Yorker), this beloved story first published more than fifty years ago  introduces readers to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond.”