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

FAQ

Book Club Kits at our Library

Sponsored by the following Federations:  Island Link Federation, Northwest Library 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
  • Almost American girl – Robin Ha
  • American dirt – Jeanine Cummins
  • Ashes in snow – Ruta Sepetys
  • Ask again, yes – Mary Beth Keane
  • Bachelor girl – Kim Van Alkemade
  • Beartown – Fredrik Backman
  • Before we were yours – Lisa Wingate
  • Be my Love – Kit Pearson
  • Becoming – Michelle Obama
  • Beyond the trees – Adam Shoalts
  • Birdie – Tracey Lindberg
  • Bone black – Carol Rose GoldenEagle
  • The Book of longings – Sue Monk Kidd
  • Bookshop in Berlin – Francoise Fenkel
  • The brightest sun – Adrienne Benson-
  • By chance alone – Max Eisen
  • Carnegie’s maid – Marie Benedict
  • The Chelsea girls – Fiona Davis
  • Cilka’s journey – Heather Morris
  • Circe – Madeline Miller
  • 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
  • The dreamers – Karen Thompson Walker
  • Educated – Tara Westover
  • Every note played – Lisa Genova
  • Everything here is beautiful – Mira T. Lee
  • Farm – Joanne Ramos
  • The Female persuasion – Meg Wolitzer
  • Finding Dorothy – Elizabeth Letts
  • Five little indians – Michelle Good
  • Five wives- Joan Thomas
  • Forgiveness – Mark Sakamoto
  • From the ashes – Jesse Thistle
  • Furiously happy – Jenny Lawson
  • Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles
  • The glass hotel – Emily St. John Mandel
  • Good liar – Catherine Mckenzie
  • The great Alone – Kristin Hannah
  • The Hate U give – Angie Thomas
  • Heart Berries – Terese Marie Mailhot
  • The Henna artist – Alka Joshi
  • High Mountains of Portugal – Yann Martel
  • Home fire – Kamila Shamsie
  • Home for unwanted girls Joanna Goodman
  • The Honey bus – Meredith May
  • How to stop time – Matt Haig
  • Immortalists – Chloe Benjamin
  • In five years – Rebecca Serle
  • Into the water – Paula Hawkins
  • The island of sea Women – Lisa See
  • 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 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
  • Mostly dead things – Kristen Arnett
  • The Mountains sing – Nguyen Phan Que Mai
  • My dark Vanessa – Kate Elizabeth Russel
  • The night tiger – Yansze Choo
  • The night watchman – Louise Erdrich
  • Ninth house – Leigh Bardugo
  • Nishga – Jordan Abel
  • Nobody ever talks about anything but the end – Liz Levine
  • 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
  • Rainbirds – Clarissa Goenawan
  • Recipe for a perfect wife – Karma Brown
  • 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
  • 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
  • The starless sea –  Erin Morgenstern
  • Starlight –  Richard Wagamese
  • The Storm – Arif Anwar
  • Stranger in the woods – Michael Finkel
  • Such a fun age – Kiley Reid
  • The sun and her flowers – Rupi Kaur
  • 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
  • This tender land – William Kent Krueger
  • Transcription – Kate Atkinson
  • Trickster drift – Eden Robinson
  • Tweet cute – Emma Lord
  • Underground railroad – Colson Whitehead
  • Valentine – Elizabeth Wetmore
  • The very marrow of our bones – Christine Higdon
  • Warlight – Michael Ondaatje
  • Washington black – Esi Edugyan
  • We were the lucky ones – Nadia Hashimi
  • What was mine – Helen Klein Ros
  • When we left Cuba – Chanel Cleeton
  • Where the crawdads sing – Delia Owens
  • Widow – Fiona Barton
  • Wildland – Rebecca Hodge
  • The wives – Tarryn Fisher
  • 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.