Book Clubs

A group of reading enthusiasts meet monthly to choose, read, and discuss books. Please ask one of our staff and we will be happy to help you!

Book Club Set Instructions

Book Club Set reservation live document

BC Library Federations’ Book Club Sets 2017/2018 Collection

FAQ

Book Club Kits at our Library

Sponsored by the following Federations:  Island Link Federation, North Coast Federation, North East Library Federation, Kootenay Library Federation, North Central Federation.

Note: We only carry ten copies of each book, which are split into two sets of five.

  • 21 lessons for the 21st Century – Yuval Harari
  • Adjustment day – Chuck Palahniuk
  • The Alice Network – Kate Quinn
  • Ashes in snow – Ruta Sepetys
  • At the Existentialist Cafe – Sarah Bakewell
  • Bachelor girl – Kim Van Alkemade
  • Beartown – Fredrik Backman
  • Before we were yours – Lisa Wingate
  • Be my Love – Kit Pearson
  • Becoming – Michelle Obama
  • Best kind of people – Zoe Whitall
  • Birdie – Tracey Lindberg
  • The Book that matters most – Ann Hood
  • Born on a Tuesday – Elnathan John
  • Brief history of seven killings – Marlon James
  • The brightest sun – Adrienne Benson
  • Brown – Kamal Al-Solaye
  • By chance alone – Max Eisen
  • Carnegie’s maid – Marie Benedict
  • The Chelsea girls – Fiona Davis
  • Circe – Madeline Miller
  • Circling the sun – Paula McLain.
  • City of girls – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Commonwealth – Ann Patchett
  • Daisy Jones & the six – Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Do not say we have nothing – Madeleine Thien
  • A dragon’s flame – Mercedese Jeffries
  • Dragon springs – Janie Chang
  • The dreamers – Karen Thompson Walker
  • Educated – Tara Westover
  • Everybody’s son – Thrity Umrigar
  • Every note played – Lisa Genova
  • Everyone brave is forgiven -Chris Cleave
  • Everything here is beautiful – Mira T. Lee
  • Exit west – Mohsin Hamid
  • Farm – Joanne Ramos
  • The Female persuasion – Meg Wolitzer
  • Fifteen Dogs – Andre Alexis
  • Finding Dorothy – Elizabeth Letts
  • Forgiveness – Mark Sakamoto
  • Furiously happy – Jenny Lawson
  • Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles
  • Georgia – Dawn Tripp
  • Good Country – Laleh Khadivi
  • Good liar – Catherine Mckenzie
  • The great Alone – Kristin Hannah
  • The Hate U give – Angie Thomas
  • Heart Berries – Terese Marie Mailhot
  • High Mountains of Portugal – Yann Martel
  • Home fire – Kamila Shamsie
  • Home for unwanted girls Joanna Goodman
  • Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
  • The Honey bus – Meredith May
  • Hope more powerful than the sea – Melissa Fleming
  • How to stop time – Matt Haig
  • Immortalists – Chloe Benjamin
  • Into the water – Paula Hawkins
  • I see you – Clare MacKintosh
  • The island of sea Women – Lisa See
  • I who did not die – Zahed Haftlang
  • Killers of the flower  moon – David Grann
  • Last days of Cafe Leila – Donia Bijan
  • The last hours – Minette Walters
  • Last neanderthal – Claire Cameron
  • The library book – Susan Orlean
  • Lion – Saroo Brierley
  • Little fires everywhere – Celeste Ng
  • A Long way from home – Peter Carey
  • Lost and wanted – Nell Freudenberger
  • The lost city of the monkey god –  Douglas Preston
  • The lost girls of Paris – Pam Jenoff
  • Love and ruin – Paula Mclain
  • Manhattan beach – Jennifer Egan
  • Marrow Thieves – Cherie Dimaline
  • Midnight in Chernobyl – Adam Higginbotham
  • Miniaturist – Jessica Burton
  • Miss Burma – Charmaine Craig
  • Monk of Mokha – Dave Eggers
  • Moonglow – Michael Chabon
  • Mostly dead things – Kristen Arnett
  • Mountain story – Lori Lansens
  • Nest – Cynthia Sweeney
  • News of the world – Paulette Jiles
  • The night tiger – Yansze Choo
  • Ninth house – Leigh Bardugo
  • An ocean of minutes – Thea Lim
  • One brother shy – Terry Falls
  • Only child – Rhiannon Navin
  • Only killers and thieves – Paul Howarth
  • On the come up – Angie Thomas
  • Orphan’s tale – Pam Jenoff
  • Oryx and Crake – Margartet Atwood
  • Pachinko – Min Jin Lee
  • Perfect Nanny – Leila Slimani
  • Piece of the world – Christina Baker Kline
  • Rainbirds – Clarissa Goenawan
  • Red clocks – Leni Zumas
  • Right to be cold  –  Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  • Rule of Stephens – Timothy Taylor
  • Sea prayer – Khaled  Hosseini
  • Secrets of Midwives – Sally Hepworth
  • Sellout – Paul Beatty
  • The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna – Juliet Grames
  • The shoe on the roof  – Will Ferguson
  • Sing, unburied, sing – Jesmyn Ward
  • Son of a trickster – Eden Robinson
  • Sound of gravel – Ruth Wariner
  • The starless sea –  Erin Morgenstern
  • Starlight –  Richard Wagamese
  • Stolen child – Lisa Carey
  • The Storm – Arif Anwar
  • Stranger in the woods – Michael Finkel
  • the sun and her flowers – Rupi Kaur
  • Swing time – Zadie Smith
  • Sympathizer – Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • The tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris
  • Tea girl of Hummingbird Lane – Lisa See
  • The testaments – Margaret Atwood
  • This is how it always is – Laurie Frankel
  • Transcription – Kate Atkinson
  • Trickster drift – Eden Robinson
  • Underground railroad – Colson Whitehead
  • The very marrow of our bones – Christine Higdon
  • Walkaway – Cory Dotorow
  • Warlight – Michael Ondaatje
  • Washington black – Esi Edugyan
  • We were the lucky ones – Nadia Hashimi
  • What was mine – Helen Klein Ross
  • When Breath becomes air – Paul Kalanithi
  • When the moon is low – Nadia Hashimi
  • When we left Cuba – Chanel Cleeton
  • Widow – Fiona Barton
  • Widow of Wall Street – Randy Susan Meyers
  • Women in the castle – Jessica Shattuck
  • The woman in the window – A. J. Finn

If you are interested in being a part of our book club, or starting your own, please call us at (250) 783-9414 or e-mail ill.hhpl@pris.ca

Starting Your Own Book Club?

Visit the links below for information on how to get your own book club going:

  • NoveList [library card needed]
    Includes book reviews, read-alikes, author biographies and discussion questions.
  • GoodReadsIncludes reader reviews, trivia, reading lists, etc.  You can choose to sign up and share book lists.
  • BookClubs.caFocuses on Canadian titles and includes reading guides, information about author events, and books in the news.
  • BookTalk.org
    An online book club that anyone can join.
  • Oprah’s Book Club
    Includes recommended book lists, author interviews and more.
  • BookBrowse.com
    Includes reviews, previews, stories behind the books, author interviews, reading guides, and more.
  • Mostly, we eat!
    A long-running book club that includes recommended reads and advice on starting a book club.