Evening Book Discussion Group

The group meets on the second Thursday of the month (excluding August) at 7:00 pm.  In-person meetings will resume on July 8, 2021. Registration not required.

All selections will be available in ebook and audiobook formats on hoopla. If you haven't used hoopla before, visit our Digital Downloads page for more information. A limited number of hard copies will be available, including large print and book on CD if possible. Please call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-618-7693 to check for availability.

If you like discussion questions, there is a long list at https://bookriot.com/2017/08/21/book-club-discussion-questions/.

Upcoming Books

  • No meeting in August
  • September 8, 2021: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  • October 14, 2021: Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
  • November 18, 2021: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett - The library is closed in observance of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, so the meeting will be held on the third Thursday instead of the second.
  • December 8, 2021: Annual discussion of the best books you've read recently or are currently reading and love, the best books you've read in 2021 (or ever) + make suggestions for 2022

Past Books

Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty
The Mountains Sing: A Novel
by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
Writers & Lovers: A Novel
 by Lily King
Afterlife: A Novel by Julia Alvarez
The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophesies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
His Only Wife: A Novel by Peace Adzo Medie

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha 
The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes
The Round House by Louise Erdrich

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
Love Warrior: A Memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton
Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
The Martian by Andy Weir

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough
The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For by David McCullough
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Avenue of Spies by Alex Kershaw
Someone Else's Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin