Book Groups

 

THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT AUNTIE'S BOOK GROUPS

NOTE: For book club meeting dates, you can check our events calendar, or follow the links below to a specific group page. Thanks for your interest!

Your Choice Book Discussion Group: Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month during the noon hour. We talk about what each person is reading and what they might recommend (or say we should avoid). We'd love to hear about what has captured your imagination! (And you can bring your lunch.)

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Annual Fandango - Oct. 10, 2018

All ready for Auntie's Annual Book Club Fandango? We'll have lots of ARC (advanced reader copy) giveaways, drawings for tote bags, special books and other goodies, and eats! Also, we'll have guests like Sharma Shields and Trent Reedy who will visit with participants about their books, including upcoming new releases. For lots more details, visit our Events Page on the October calendar.

 

 

 

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Want some suggestions for your group? Check out the  Recommendations here. Multiple pages are stuffed with ideas from all sorts of sources. Try them out!

Or, look over the display in the book club corner for ideas from other groups/readers.

 

LISTED BELOW ARE FEATURED BOOK CLUB SELECTIONS FOR October & November 2018.

VISIT EACH CLUB'S INDIVIDUAL PAGE FOR A MORE COMPLETE LISTING FOR THE YEAR. CALL LINDA AT 509-838-0206 WITH QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS, OR EMAIL HER AT auntiesbooks@gmail.com. Happy Reading!

2017 FANDANGO GREAT SUCCESS - THANKS TO ALL!

  

Happy drawing winners at the 2017 Fandango (Sept. 28) display their bags full of goodies -- advanced reading copies of books, misc. items, even the bags themselves! Our guest speaker, Katie Mehan, provided a wealth of information for booklovers. Thanks, Katie! To see more photos from this event, click "here".

Shann Ray entertained and enlightened book club members at the October 2016 Fandango celebration. Click "here" to see more.

                                                        

SAVE THE DATE! SAVE THE DATE! SAVE THE DATE!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - Customer Appreciation Day - .

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - Spokane Is Reading:

we now have signed copies of many of Amy Stewart's books at the store.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Annual Book Club Fandango! - details HERE.

GET THOSE READING LISTS IN for the 2019 YEAR!


If you have not yet sent me your new list of books for the 2018 reading year, send one in please, so I can check on availability and get you on display in the Book Club Corner.


October Book Club Selections


October selections for open groups meeting at Auntie's:

   Auntie's Evening Book Group -- Eileen: A Novel by Ottessa Moshfegh

      Auntie's Morning Book Group -- The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble

Literary Freedom Book Group -- The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

   Mystery-Thriller Club -- A Test of Wills by Charles Todd

      Armchair Travel Discussion Group -- Theme is "The Stans" i.e. Uzbekistan

Short Story Book Lovers -- The Best American Short Stories of 2017 - Ed. Meg Wolitzer and Heidi Pitlor

   Your Choice Book Discussion -- no specific title; come talk about what you're enjoying!

         
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October selections for open groups not meeting at Auntie's:

Reading for Writers --  Peptalks for Writers (52 Insights) by Grant Faulkner  (group meets at Frankie Doodle's Restaurant on Third Avenue - (call Linda at 838-0206 for information)

   The Out Readers --  Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (group meets at the Argonne Library in the Valley on the 3rd Tuesday of each month)

      Dark City Mystery Book Club -- Less Than a Treason by Dana Stabenow (group meets at 1104 W. Heroy in a school building at 7 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month - 294-7076)

FUSE - e-mail ejtoungate@gmail.com for more information - meets at downtown library - Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

   Northwest Passages (Spokanesman Review) Book Group - check for details at the Spokesman Review - Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson

October selections for private groups registered at Auntie's:

Power of One Book Group -- summer reads: Beneath a Scarlett Sky by Mark Sullivan & Less by Andrew Sean Greer

RachAnna Group -- The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty and The Elizas by Sara Shepard

Salk's Book Group -- tba

Sharlott's Web -- Beartown by Fredrik Backman

South Hill Book Group -- tba

Third Wednesday Book Group -- Riders in the Storm by Brian Henning - UNAVAILABLE TO ORDER AT AUNTIE'S

Three B's Book Group -- tba by  x

Weekly Readers Book Club -- The Long Haul by Finn Murphy (2nd); Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann (9th); History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund (16th); The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (23rd); The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier (30th)

 


November Book Club Selections


November selections for open groups meeting at Auntie's:

   Auntie's Evening Book Group -- The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

      Auntie's Morning Book Group -- Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders 

Literary Freedom Book Group -- GROUP IS SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER 

   Mystery-Thriller Club -- Death a la Fenice by Donna Leon 

      Armchair Travel Discussion Group - Theme is The "Great Rift" in Africa and it's Wildlife

Short Story Book Lovers -- The Best American Mystery Stories - Ed. Louise Penny and Otto Penzler

   Your Choice Book Discussion -- Come share the books you have read this month and hear about others you might like.

         
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November selections for open groups not meeting at Auntie's:

Reading for Writers --  Peptalks for Writers (52  Insights) by Grant Faulkner (group meets at Frankie Doodle's Restaurant on Third Avenue - (call Linda at 838-0206 for information)

   The Out Readers - - Her Body & Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (group meets at the Argonne Library in the Valley on the 3rd Tuesday of each month)

      Dark City Mystery Book Club -- The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney (group meets at 1104 W. Heroy in a school building at 7 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month - 294-7076)

FUSE - e-mail ejtoungate@gmail.com for more information - meets downtown - month's selection is Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

   Northwest Passages (Spokanesman Review) Book Group - check for details at the Spokesman Review - Travel as a Political Act by Rick Steves

November selections for private groups registered at Auntie's:

Power of One Book Group -- tba

RachAnna Group -- x by x

Salk's Book Group -- tba

Sharlott's Web - Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

South Hill Book Group -- by x

Third Wednesday Book Group -- What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

Three B's Book Group - x by x

Weekly Readers Book Club -- Shoot Like a Girl by Mary Jennings Hegar (6th); Beneath the Marble Sky by John Shors (13th); The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac by Sharma Shields (27th)

 


Let's Keep In Touch! HAVE A GREAT READING YEAR!

If you want to receive monthly e-mails with an update on the Book Club program at Auntie's, please contact Linda at auntiesbooks@gmail.com and I will add you to our e-mail list (we do not share with others). See you soon!