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 2016

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.

  • Adjustment day – Chuck Palahniuk
  • The Alice Network – Kate Quinn
  • All the birds in the sky – Charlie Jane Anders
  • Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are? – Frans De Waal
  • At the Existentialist Cafe – Sarah Bakewell
  • Bachelor girl – Kim Van Alkemade
  • Beartown – Fredrik Backman
  • Before we were yours – Lisa Wingate
  • Be frank with me – Julia Claiborne Johnson
  • Best kind of people – Zoe Whitall
  • Between the world and me – Ta Nehisi-Coates
  • Birdie – Tracey Lindberg
  • The Book that maters 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
  • Carnegie’s maid – Marie Benedict
  • Circling the sun – Paula McLain.
  • Come away with me – Karma Brown
  • Commonweatlh – Ann Patchett
  • Daredevils – Shawn Vestal
  • Do not say we have nothing – Madeleine Thien
  • Dragon springs – Janie Chang
  • Every Anxious Wave – No Daviau
  • Everybody’s son – Thrity Umrigar
  • Every note played – Lisa Genova
  • Everyone brave is forgiven -Chris Cleave
  • Everything, everything – Nicola Yoon
  • Everything here is beautiful – Mira T. Lee
  • Exit west – Mohsin Hamid
  • Fates and Furies – Lauren Groff
  • The Female persuasion – Meg Wolitzer
  • Fifteen Dogs – Andre Alexis
  • Fishermen – Chigozie
  • Forgiveness – Mark Sakamoto
  • Furiously happy – Jenny Lawson
  • Gentlemen in Moscow – Amor Towles
  • Georgia – Dawn Tripp
  • Girl in the red coat – Kate Hamer
  • The girl on the train – Paula Hawkins
  • Girl who saved the king of Sweden
  • Good Country – Laleh Khadivi
  • Good liar – Catherin Mckenzie
  • The great Alone – Kristin Hannah
  • Great falls – Steve Watkins
  • Grunt – Mary Roach
  • The Hate U gave – Angie Thomas
  • Heart Berries – Terese Marie Mailhot
  • High Mountains of Portugal – Yann Martel
  • His whole life – Elizabeth Hay
  • Home fire – Kamila Shamsie
  • Home for unwanted girls
  • Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
  • Hope more powerful than the sea – Melissa Fleming
  • Hourglass factory – Lucy Ribchester
  • How to stop time – Matt Haig
  • Hystopia – David Means
  • Illegal – Lawrence Hill
  • Immortalists – Chole Benjamin
  • Into the water – Paula Hawkinshe
  • I see you – Clare MacKintosh
  • I who did not die – Zahed Haftlang
  • Killers of the flower – David Grann
  • Last days of Cafe Leila – Donia Bijan
  • The last hours – Minette Walters
  • Last neanderthal – Claire Cameron
  • Life & death of Sophie Stark – Anna North
  • Lion – Saroo Brierley
  • Little fires everywhere – Celeste Ng
  • A Long way from home – Peter Carey
  • Lost and found – Brooke Davis
  • The lost city of the monkey god –  Douglas Preston
  • Love and ruin – Paula Mclain
  • Lovecraft country – Matt Ruff
  • Manhattan beach – Jennifer Egan
  • Marriage of opposites – Alice Hoffman
  • Marrow Thieves – Cherie Dimaline
  • Miniaturist – Jessica Burton
  • Miss Burma – Charmaine Craig
  • Monk of Mokha – Dave Eggers
  • Moonglow – Michael Chabon
  • Mother’s Reckoning – Sue Klebold
  • Mountain story – Lori Lansens
  • My name is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout
  • Nest – Cynthia Sweeney
  • News of the world – Paulette Jiles
  • An ocean of minutes – Thea Lim
  • One brother shy – Terry Falls
  • Only child – Rhiannon Navin
  • Only killers and thieves – Paul Howarth
  • Orphan’s tale – Pam Jenoff
  • Oryx and Crake – Margartet Atwood
  • Our souls at night – Kent Haruf
  • Pachinko – Min Jin Lee
  • Pacific – Simon Winchester
  • Perfect Nanny – Leila Slimani
  • Piece of the world – Christina Baker Kline
  • Purity – Jonathan Franzen
  • Rainbirds – Clarissa Goenawan
  • Readers of broken wheel recommend – Katarina Bivald
  • 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 shoe on the roof  – Will Ferguson
  • Sing, unburied, sing – Jesmyn Ward
  • Son of a trickster – Eden Robinson
  • Sound of gravel – Ruth Wariner
  • 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
  • Tea girl of Hummingbird Lane – Lisa See
  • This is how it always is – Laurie Frankel
  • Underground railroad – Colson Whitehead
  • Vegetarian – Han Kang
  • The very marrow of our bones – Christine Higdon
  • Walkaway – Cory Dotorow
  • Warlight – Michael Ondaatje
  • We were the lucky ones – Nadia Hashimi
  • What lies between us – Nayomi Munaweera
  • What was mine – Helen Klein Ross
  • When Breath becomes air – Paul Kalanithi
  • When the moon is low – Nadia Hashimi
  • Widow – Fiona Barton
  • Widow of Wall Street – Randy Susan Meyers
  • Women in the castle – Jessica Shattuck
  • The women 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.