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BCL Book Club

Meeting time in Stewart Hall – 10:00 AM, except for December and June – 10:30 AM. Our December meeting includes a carry-in luncheon, and we go out to lunch after our June meeting.

  • Sept. 17 The Lake House by Kate Morton

  • This is about an eleven-month-old child, Theo, who vanishes without a trace after his family held a huge party on their lakeside estate in Cornwall, England.

  • Oct. 15 Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age by Mary Pipher

  • The author explores ways that women can cultivate responses to the challenges they face as they grow older, such as ageism, misogyny, and loss.

  • Nov. 19 The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

  • When one reads this book, one can imagine how it might happen. It is unique, shocking, and thought-provoking.

  • Dec. 17 Educated by Tara Westover

  • This is a truly inspiring memoir about how a young woman from rural Idaho, having no formal education, earns a doctorate from Cambridge.

  • Jan. 21 Book Sharing

  • Please bring one of your favorite books and tell the group what you liked about it. (Optional)

  • Feb. 18 Where the Crawdads Sing

  • Kya, known as the “Marsh Girl” in a small North Carolina coastal town, has survived alone for years after her family abandons her. She get accused of killing a local young man, and her troubles really begin.

  • Mar. 17 The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobba

  • The true story of Alexander Hamilton and the Treasury Department he originated.

  • Apr. 21 The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter

  • This book is about all kinds of love told through stories by a man who has love struggles himself and looks around him at the struggles of his neighbors.

  • May 19 Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff

  • This is a true story about a plane that crashes into a caveman like tribe that had never been discovered before.

  • June 16 Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

  • Ellie Mack, a perfect teenager loved by all, suddenly disappears just as her summer vacation was beginning.


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