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.