Book Discussions

Programs are being held online only until further notice. On the day of the meeting, the link to the ZOOM book club meetings will be posted here.

 

Upcoming Book Club Virtual Meeting:
Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale by Adam Minter August 20 at 1 p.m.
 
Reading and discussion are the roots of learning and can also become the roots of community bonding. Join other readers at the Folsom Public Library for one of our book discussion series.


Book Club meets virtually on the third Thursday, 1-2 p.m. via ZOOM. All adults welcomed! Copies of book selection are available for checkout and as eBooks. The Friends of the library generously fund our book club. Many of the past Book Club selections are available to check out as Book Club in a Bag kits containing 8-12 books and a discussion guide. 

Previous book club selections:

2020
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
Modern Love edited by Daniel Jones
Less by Andrew Sean Greer
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Sourdough by Robin Sloan

2019
Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone
Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik 
Beautiful Affliction by Lene Fogelberg
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson

2018
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
Persuasion
by Jane Austen
A Beautiful Blue Death by Charles Finch
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative by Florence Williams
The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
The Graybar Hotel by Curtis Dawkins
Why Dinosaurs Matter by Kenneth Lacovara
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan



It's Okay to Read YA Book Club is currently paused. This book club  is for adults who enjoy, or are interested in, Young Adult books.

Previous It's Okay to read YA selections:
2020
Sabriel by Gabriel Nix
Frankly in Love by David Yoon
Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby
All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace

2019
The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
Dark Shores by Danielle Jensen
Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Descendant of the Crane by Joan He
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton
The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Internment by Samira Ahmed

2018
Dry by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman
Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa
Sadie by Courtney Summers
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand and Brodi Ashton
LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff
Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
Invictus by Ryan Graudin

 


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