Vote for the next book, find out more and discuss here: http://topshamlibrary.org/adults/programs-and-events/book-groups/rare-reads/
One of our members recently asked if I had a list of all the books we had read. I didn’t have one to hand but I used the blog to compile one. It was great to look back and remember all the books we had discussed so I thought I would share. Enjoy!
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Greatest Man in Cedar Hole by Stephanie Doyon
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
The House of Glass and Velvet by Katherine Howe
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Swamplandia by Karen Russell
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
The Liar’s Club by Mary Karr
The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings and The Most Handsome Drowned Man in the World by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Fin and Lady by Cathleen Schine
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
As May is the last group meeting before the summer break, I thought it would be a good idea to give some “close seconds” a second chance! This month’s poll features books that came second in recent polls. Thanks to Kathy for the great idea.
Read more about May’s choices here: Rare Reads May 2015 Book Selections
Miss the meeting and want to discuss this book? Made the meetings but have more to say? Discuss We Were Liars in the comments below! Here’s some questions to get you started!
Read more about April’s choices here: Rare Reads April 2015 Book Selections
Have more to say about this book? Pick a question here: http://www.litlovers.com/reading-guides/13-fiction/9726-storied-life-of-a-j-fikry-zevin?start=3 or post your own comment!
Also, here is a video of the author talking about the book: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/tv/video/kirkus-tv-gabrielle-zevin/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=cta&utm_campaign=030315