Peace Dale Library Afternoon Book Group

This group meets the second Friday of every month at 2 p.m. at Peace Dale Library.

Book List



2017


  • The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel
  • My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
  • Skylight by Jose Saramago
  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  • The Wangs Vs. The World by Jade Chang

2016


  • The English Major by Jim Harrison
  • A Map of Betrayal by Ha Jin
  • One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
  • The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  • The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks
  • Work Song by Ivan Doig
  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
  • The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  • Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

2015


  • The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Marukami
  • David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick
  • Lisette's List by Susan Vreeland
  • The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
  • Midnight Rising by Tony Horwitz
  • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
  • A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
  • Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch
  • Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

2014


  • All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes by Maya Angelou
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
  • The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
  • The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling
  • Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Girl in the Blue Beret by Bobbie Ann Mason
  • Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
  • A Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash
  • The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
  • The Piano Tuner by Daniel Philippe Mason
  • Transatlantic by Colum McCann
  • Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd

2013


  • City of Women by David R. Gillham
  • Doc by Mary Doria Russell
  • The German Bride by Joanna Hershon
  • The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
  • The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton
  • Metzger's Dog by Thomas Perry
  • A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
  • The Round House by Louise Erdrich
  • Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
  • Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood by Oliver Sacks

2012


  • Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
  • The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin
  • Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  • People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
  • Townie by Andre Dubus III
  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand