Morning Book Group

The GCL 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! 

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

Selections for 2017:

  • January 12:  The Boys in the Boat   by Daniel Brown
  • February 9:  The Lace Reader   by Brunonia Barry
  • March 9:   A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy   by Sue Klebold
  • April 13:  What She Left Behind    by Ellen Marie Wiseman
  • May 11:  Driftless   by David Rhodes
  • June 8:  Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894   by Daniel Brown
  • July 13:  A Man Called Ove   by Fredrik Backman
  • August 10:  When Breath Becomes Air   by Paul Kalanithi
  • September 14:  Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand   by Helen Simonson
  • October 12:  The Silent Land   by Graham Joyce
  • November 9:  They Left Us Everything: A Memoir   by Plum Johnson
  • December 14:  Victoria   by Daisy Goodwin



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


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