Book Discussion

Join One or More of Our Book Discussion Groups

We are pleased to offer several options for book discussion groups! You can see individual book discussion event details on our events calendar and find dates and book lists by branch below. Use the menus below to browse the books our groups are planning to read later this year. We welcome patrons from all branches at all of our groups!

Our Different Book Discussion Groups
Hebron Novel Ideas

September 12
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

October 10
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Kouts Pageturners

January 23rd 2020   Mrs. Caliban By: Rachel Ingalls

February 27th 2020  Zeitoun By: Dave Eggers

March 26th 2020  The Lives of Others By: Neel Mukhergee

April 23rd 2020  The Woman’s Hour: the great fight to win the vote By: Elaine Weiss

May 28th 2020  Ordinary Grace: A Novel By: William Kent Krueger

June 25th 2020  Hollywood Godfather: My life in the movies and the mob By: Gianni Russo

July 23rd 2020  Send Down the Rain By: Charles Martin

August 27th 2020 Four Friends: Promising lives cut short By: William D. Cohan

September 24th 2020  Breaking Wild By: Diane Les Becquets

October 22nd 2020  Just My Type: a book about fonts By: Simon Garfield

Portage Tuesday Afternoon Book Club
South Haven Bookends
January 27 – An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
February 24 – Beloved by Toni Morrison
March 23 – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
April 27 – When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
May 18 – The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
June 22 – Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
July 27 – The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
August 24 – Becoming by Michelle Obama
September 28 – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste NG
October 26 – Defending Jacob by William Landay
November 23 – City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
South Haven Inspiring Minds
January 9 – In Places Hidden by Tracie Peterson
February 13 – In Dreams Forgotten by Tracie Peterson
March 12 – In Times Gone By by Tracie Peterson
April 9 – We Hope For Better Things by Erin Bartels
May 14 – True to You by Becky Wade
June 11 – A Sparkle of Silver by Liz Johnson
July 9 –  Blue Ridge Sunrise by Denise Hunter
August 13 – Honeysuckle Dreams by Denise Hunter
September 10 – On Magnolia Lane by Denise Hunter
October 8 – The White Christmas Inn by Colleen Wright
November 12 – A Christmas by the Sea by Melody Carlson
December 10 – Second Time Sweeter by Beverly Jenkins
Valparaiso Brown Baggers

January 14th- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

February 11th- She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harrassment Story that Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

March 10th- Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

April 14th- Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

May 12th- Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

June 9th- The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

July 14th- Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans

August 11th- The Soul of America by Jon Meacham

September 8th- Lost Horizon by James Hilton

October 13th- Skeletons at the Feast by James Bohjalian

November 10th- The Moth Snowstorm by Michael McCarthy

December 8th- Bring in your own favorites to share!

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