Morning Book Group

The Morning Book Group generally meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:15  to 10:15 a.m. in the library’s large meeting room. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation. No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

Selections for 2017:

  • December 14:  Victoria   by Daisy Goodwin

Selections for 2018:

  • January 11:  The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir / Dee Williams
  • February 8:  1000 White Women / Jim Fergus
  • March 8:  Hillbilly Elegy / J. D. Vance

PAST SELECTIONS

2017:

  • January: The Boys in the Boat / Daniel Brown
  • February:  The Lace Reader / Brunonia Barry
  • March:   A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy / Sue Klebold
  • April:  What She Left Behind  / Ellen Marie Wiseman
  • May:  Driftless / David Rhodes
  • June:  Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894 / Daniel Brown
  • July:  A Man Called Ove / Fredrik Backman
  • August:  When Breath Becomes Air / Paul Kalanithi
  • September:  Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand / Helen Simonson
  • October:  The Silent Land / Graham Joyce
  • November:  They Left Us Everything: A Memoir / Plum Johnson

2016:

  • January:  Garden of Stones / Sophie Littlefield
  • February:  Finding Nouf / Zoe Ferraris
  • March:  Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lesson from the Crematory / Caitlin Doughty
  • April:  Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune / Bill Dedman
  • May:  Margot / Jillian Cantor
  • June:  The Elegance of the Hedgehog / Muriel Barbery
  • July:  The Paris Architect / Charles Belfoure
  • August:  Population: 485 / Michael Perry
  • September:  The Paying Guests / Sarah Waters
  • October:  Still Alice / Lisa Genova
  • November:  The Children’s Blizzard / David Laskin
  • December:  Our Souls at Night / Kent Haruf

2015:

  • January:  Limping Through Life: a Farm Boy’s Polio Memoir / Jerry Apps
  • February:  The Astronaut Wives Club / Lily Koppel
  • March:  Someone / Alice McDermott
  • April:   Wave / Sonali Deraniyagala
  • May:  Garlic and Sapphires / Ruth Reichl
  • June:   Burial Rites / Hannah Kent
  • July:  Pretty Birds / Scott Simon
  • November:  Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight / Alexandra Fuller
  • December:  The Devil in the White City / Erik Larson