The Fall Book Club Lineup

Do you like to read a book and talk about it with friends? Join one of our many bookclubs.

Here’s what we have planned for the next three months. Follow the links for each title to place a hold on the book club selections.

Drexel
Beta Book Club: Come join us for a time of good discussion. This book club reads a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. Wednesday, September 3, 1:00pm.
The Noticer by Andy Andrews. Wednesday, October 1, 1:00pm.
My Enemy’s Cradle by Sara Young. Wednesday, November 5, 1:00pm.

Inspirations Book Club: This group reads a variety of inspirational fiction. Everyone is welcome to join.
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker. Wednesday, September 17, 1:00pm.
The Inheritance by Louisa May Alcott. Wednesday, October 15, 1:00pm.
The God Box by Mary Lou Quinlan. Wednesday, November 19, 1:00pm.

Garden City
Adult Book Group
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen. Wednesday, September 24, 6:00pm.
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Wednesday, October 29, 6:00pm.

Harrisonville 
Inspirational Book Club: Meets monthly on the first Thursday at 6:30 p.m. This club focuses on the inspirational fiction genre.
The Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek by Jane Myers Perrine. Thursday,September 4, 6:30pm.
Gone South by Meg Moseley. Thursday, October 9, 6:30pm.
In Every Heartbeat by Kim Vogel Sawyer. Thursday, November 6, 6:30pm.

Brown Bag Book Club: Meets monthly on the second Monday at noon. This club reads widely in both fiction and nonfiction genres.
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. Monday, September 8, 12:00pm.
Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman. Monday, October 13, 12:00pm.
The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny. Monday, November 10, 12:00pm.

Monday Evening General Book Club: Meets monthly on the second Monday at 6:30 p.m. This club reads widely in both fiction and nonfiction genres.
Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton. Monday, September 8, 6:30pm.
And Thereby Hangs a Tale by Jeffrey Archer. Monday, October 13, 6:30pm.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. Monday, November 10, 6:30pm.

It’s a Mystery! Book Club: Meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. This club focuses on the mystery genre.
Little Tiny Teeth by Aaron Elkins. Tuesday, September 9, 6:30pm.
Final Sail by Elaine Viets. Tuesday, October 14, 6:30pm.
Cuckoo’s Calling Galbraith Robert. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – 6:30pm.

Northern Resource Center
Happy Bookers Book Club: A new book club hosted and cosponsored by the Downtown Peculiar Arts & Cultural District. Meets at Peculiar United Methodist Church at 20521 S School Rd, Peculiar, MO.
A Week In Winter by Maeve Binchy. Tuesday, September 9, 4:00pm.
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Tuesday, October 14, 4:00pm.
We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulowayo. Tuesday, November 11, 4:00pm.

Connecting Point Book Club: An inspirational fiction book club open to anyone who enjoys reading and good conversation.
Against the Tide by Elizabeth Camden. Saturday, September 11, 1:00pm.
In Search of Eden by Linda Nichols. Thursday, October 9, 1:00pm.
Burning Sky by Lori Benton. Thursday, November 13, 1:00pm.

Murder Among Friends Book Club: A book club for adults and open to anyone who enjoys mysteries and good conversation. We meet the 3rd Tuesday afternoon of every month.
The 13th Hour by Richard Doetsch. Tuesday, September 16, 1:00pm.
The Serpent’s Trail by Sue Henry. Tuesday, October 21, 1:00pm.
The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton. Tuesday, November 18, 1:00pm.

Just Desserts Book Club: A book club for adults, open to anyone who enjoys mysteries and good conversation. We meet the 3rd Tuesday evening of every month.
The 13th Hour by Richard Doetsch. Tuesday, September 16, 6:30pm.
The Serpent’s Trail by Sue Henry. Tuesday, October 21, 6:30pm.
The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton. Tuesday, November 18, 6:30pm.

Jane & Friends Book Club: What began as exclusively a Jane Austen book club has morphed into a classic literature book club. Chopin, Cather, Alcott, Defoe, Bronte, Swift, Thackeray, Dickens and, yes, Austen, can all be found on the reading list. Join us and read all those wonderful books you were supposed to read in high school but didn’t.
The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim. Thursday, September 18, 6:30pm.
Emma Brown by Clare Boyler. Thursday, October 16, 6:30pm.
Wuthering Heights
by Emily Bronte. Thursday, November 20, 6:30pm.

The Book Fanatics Book Club: A general interest book club that reads popular fiction, and literary fiction with an occasional non-fiction title thrown in for fun.
House Girl by Tara Conklin. Wednesday, September 24, 6:30pm.
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. Wednesday, October 29, 6:30pm.
A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchey. Wednesday, November 19, 6:30pm.

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