Book Club Suggestions

Celebrate the joy of reading together. The Lititz Public Library is the place to find great book club recommendations.

Black Water Lilies : A NovelBlack Water Lilies by Michel Bussi
Three women become entangled in the mystery of a man found dead in the stream that runs through artist Claude Monet’s French garden.

The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler
During a reunion marked by an unthinkable event, a scarred Vietnam veteran, now a successful businessman, reflects on his teenage years as a social outcast and friend to a popular youth.

The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky by Jana Casale
A woman tries to capture a life-of-meaning as the days, years and decades unfold, coming to the revelation that the best-laid plans are not always the path to fulfillment and contentment.

Future Home of the Living God : A NovelFuture Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
In a world of reversing evolution, a woman investigates her biological family while awaiting the birth of a child who may emerge as a member of a primitive human species.

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
An isolated teen, living with her parents in a nearly abandoned commune, is drawn into the lives of her neighbors and their little boy, an enigmatic classmate and the new history teacher.

Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
No longer able to live on his own, a once accomplished concert pianist with ALS hires a reluctant caretaker.

The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman
In 1950s Quebec, a fifteen-year-old English-speaking girl is forced to abandon her baby by a poor French boy, but as time passes, she decides to search for her long-lost daughter.

Everything Here Is Beautiful : A NovelEverything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee
A protective older sister looks for a way to reach her younger sister, a headstrong and unpredictable woman who starts hearing voices when their mother dies.

Edgar and Lucy by Victor Lodato
The impact of a horrible accident leaves a tragic imprint on the lives of a young boy, his mother and grandmother.

The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin
When the unexpected reappearance of a former colleague unearths a secret that nearly derailed her life, a woman begins to question everything she thought she knew about her closest friend.

Anatomy of a Miracle: The True* Story of a Paralyzed Veteran, a Mississippi Convenience Store, a Vatican Investigation and the Spectacular Perils of Grace: *a Novel by Jonathan Miles
A paraplegic suddenly and inexplicably rises up and out of his wheelchair becoming a celebrity at the center of a contentious debate as to whether his recovery is a genuine miracle or a medical breakthrough.

Dear Mrs. Bird : A NovelDear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce
In 1940, a London woman with dreams of becoming a war correspondent takes a job as typist for a fierce and renowned advice columnist.

Improvement by Joan Silber
Drawn into a cigarette smuggling scheme by her boyfriend, a young woman’s decision to remove herself from the fraud for the sake of her four-year-old child sets a traumatic series of events in motion.

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
A woman knows her clever and manipulative daughter does not love her and as youth’s subtle acts of cruelty threaten her marriage, she fears her very life may be in grave danger.

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
A woman, longing to be a grandmother, makes the impulsive decision to look after the nine-year-old daughter of her son’s ex-girlfriend.

Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson
A researcher is given the chance to create a perfect world to study what happens when ten children are raised collectively, without knowing the identities of their biological parents.

August 10, 2018