Book Club

Join a growing group of readers from the Wilsonville area to discuss a wide variety of books. These monthly discussions are informal in nature and are facilitated by group members.

Meetings are held in the library on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. Come share your thoughts about these titles and bring suggestions of your favorite authors and titles for future meetings.

Upcoming titles:


At the Water's Edge 
by Sara Gruen

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Fiction
Set in Loch Ness, right in the middle of WWII, a foolish group of rich Americans arrive in search of the famous monster. Narrator Maddie must make sense of the circumstances that have brought her to this wild locale. Only then can she discover the strength she needs to make her own decisions.

Author Comparison: Stephen Ambrose


Thursday, May 11, 2017

Non-Fiction & Biographies
Many authors write in multiple genres or subject matters, this discussion will focus on Stephen Ambrose. Members will select any book by Stephen Ambrose and we will compare and discuss his various works.

The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore


Thursday, June 8, 2017
Fiction
A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America—from the Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Imitation Game and author of The Sherlockian.

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford


Thursday, July 13, 2017
Fiction
“Jamie Ford's first novel explores the age-old conflicts between father and son, the beauty and sadness of what happened to Japanese Americans in the Seattle area during World War II, and the depths and longing of deep-heart love. An impressive, bitter, and sweet debut.”
-- Lisa See, bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren


Thursday, August 10, 2017
Non-Fiction
Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab Girl is her revelatory treatise on plant life—but it is also a celebration of the lifelong curiosity, humility, and passion that drive every scientist. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, and One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, TIME.com, NPR, Slate, Entertainment Weekly, Newsday, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Kirkus Reviews.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

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Thursday, December 14, 2017