Reading Group Recommendations 2017

Our 2017 list of recommendations for book clubs and reading groups includes selections by owner Jane Stroh and longtime booksellers Jenny Fischer, Sue Kowalski and Renee Barker. Stop in and chat with us about discussion topics to share with your group, and don't forget to ask us about our Book Club Discount.

Let us know if you'd like to attend next Reading Group Night, where we give short reviews of our picks.

Here are our recommendations:

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The Bear and the Nightingale Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101885932
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Del Rey Books - January 10th, 2017

Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Epic Challenge to the Church Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780830837694
Availability: Special Order
Published: IVP Books - December 2013

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The Bones of Paradise Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062413475
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - August 2nd, 2016

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The Last Days of Night Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812988901
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Published: Random House - August 16th, 2016

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Moonglow Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062225559
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - November 22nd, 2016

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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781452125909
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 31st, 2017

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Commonwealth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062491794
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Published: Harper - September 13th, 2016

Father's Day Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062408945
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Published: Harper - April 26th, 2016

Lab Girl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101873724
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Published: Vintage - February 28th, 2017

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Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250113320
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 17th, 2017

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Lily and the Octopus Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781501126222
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 7th, 2016

A Piece of the World Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062356260
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 21st, 2017

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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501154829
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner Book Company - March 21st, 2017

As Close to Us as Breathing Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316384131
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Lee Boudreaux / Back Bay Books - November 1st, 2016

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553447453
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Published: Broadway Books - February 28th, 2017

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A Gentleman in Moscow Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780670026197
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Published: Viking - September 6th, 2016

The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250077691
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 5th, 2016

History of Wolves Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802125873
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 3rd, 2017

Homesick for Another World: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399562884
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Published: Penguin Press - January 17th, 2017

Imagine Me Gone Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316261333
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 21st, 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812995343
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Published: Random House - February 14th, 2017

The Refugees Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802126399
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Published: Grove Press - February 7th, 2017

After the Parade Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476790114
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Published: Scribner Book Company - July 26th, 2016

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The Association of Small Bombs Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143109273
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Published: Penguin Books - October 18th, 2016

The Girl in Green Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544706255
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 3rd, 2017

In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper Cover Image
By Lawrence Block (Editor)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781681772455
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 6th, 2016

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - August 18th, 2015

The Nix Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101946619
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - August 30th, 2016