Book Clubs & Book Lists

Book Club Picks

The fault in our stars by John Green

Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.

Man's search for meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

The chilling yet inspirational story of Viktor Frankl's struggle to hold on to hope during his three years as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps.

The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon-Reed

This epic work tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson.

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeenie.

The good earth by Pearl S. Buck

This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during the 20th century.

You belong to me by Mary Higgins Clark

A killer who targets lonely women on cruise ships is at the center of Mary Higgins Clark's newest thriller "You Belong to Me," a masterful combination of page-turning suspense and classic mystery

Far from the tree : parents, children and the search for identity by Andrew Solomon

Explores the consequences of extreme personal differences between parents and children, describing his own experiences as a gay child of straight parents while evaluating the circumstances of people affected by physical, developmental, or cultural factors that divide families.