Southern Cayuga Book Club (Fiction Book Club)

The book club typically meets the first Wednesday of each month. Please call either Aurora or Hazard library for meeting locations.

If you would like to join our book club email list please email: aurorali@rochester.rr.com

New members are always welcome!

Book Selections for 2017
January 4

The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny


February 1

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri


March 1

The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien


April 5

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett


Community Read Poster
May 3

Life in a Jar by Jack Mayer (Southern Cayuga Community Read)

This will be held at 7:00pm in the Emily Howland Library.

Click here for more info


June 7

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance


July 5

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Bockman


August 2

Muslim Journeys

Reading and Discussion through Humanities New York. Specific titles to be determined.


September 6

Muslim Journeys

Reading and Discussion through Humanities New York. Specific titles to be determined.


October 4

Muslim Journeys

Reading and Discussion through Humanities New York. Specific titles to be determined.


November 1

Muslim Journeys

Reading and Discussion through Humanities New York. Specific titles to be determined.


December 6

Christmas cookie exchange, short Christmas story and planning titles for 2018!

Previous Reading Lists
2016

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

Help, Thanks, Wow by Anne Lamott

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Plainsong by Kent Haruf


2015

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

A Mighty Long Way by Carlotta Walls Lanier

What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman

The First of July by Elizabeth Speller

Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd


2014

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

The Dove Keepers by Alice Hoffman

Native Son by Richard Wright

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Opdyke

The Social Animal by David Brooks

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Ahab’s Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund

The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen Year Old Boy With Autism by Naoki Higashida


2013

My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira

Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

A Very Dangerous Woman: Martha Wright and Women’s Rights by Sherry H. Penney and James D. Livingston

Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story By Marion Blumenthal Lazan

Homefront by Kristin Hannah

The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food and Love By Kristin Kimball

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

The Shoemaker’s Wife: A Novel by Adriana Trigiani


2012

Ivanhoe by Dir Walter Scott

Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin

In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall

Nothing Daunted: The unexpected education of two society girls in the west by Dorothy Wickenden

Christmas Cookie Club by Ann Pearlman