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   Read, Watch, Listen: Book Club Picks

Interested in what our book clubs are reading but don't have time to join? Want some suggestions for your book clubs? Take a look at our previous book club lists and check out how we rated our latest reads!

2016-17 Book Club Reads

Amherst-Rise N' Shine Book Club
September's book was Attachments by Rainbow Rowell -Rated 2.25/5 stars
October's book was The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey -Rated 2.9/5 stars
November's book was Left Neglected by Lisa Genova -Rated 4/5 stars
December's book was Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote -Rated 3.5/5 stars
February's book was A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman -Rated 4/5 stars
March's book was The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian -Rated 3.5/5 stars

Amherst-Reader's Night Out Book Club
September's book was Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hopper -Rated 2/5 stars
October's book was The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey -Rated 3.5/5 stars
November's book was Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz -Rated 3.5/5 stars
December's book was Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote -Rated 3.5/5 stars
January's book was A Darker Shade of Magic by VE Schwab -Rated 2.5/5 stars
March's book was The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George -Rated 3/5 stars

Pugwash-Evening Book Club
September's book was The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston -Rated 3.5/5 stars
October's book was The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey -Rated 4/5 stars
November's book was The Kitchen House by Kathlenn Grisson -Rated 3/5 stars
December's book was Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson -Rated 2.5/5 stars
January's book was Runaway: stories by Alice Munro -Rated 4.5/5 stars
February's book was The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein -Rated 4/5 stars

Pugwash-Morning Book Club
October's book was The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey -Rated 4/5 stars
November's book was Amazing Grace by Lesley Crewe -Rated 5/5 stars
December's book was The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion -Rated 3/5 stars
January's book was The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman -Rated 5/5 stars
February's book was The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd -Rated 4/5 stars
March's book was At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen -Rated 2/5 stars
April's book was The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by Wroblewski -Rated 4/5 stars

Springhill-Page Turners Book Club
October's book was The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey -Rated 4.5/5 stars
November's book was The Piano Maker by Kurt Palka -Rated 4/5 stars
December's book was The Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor -Rated 4.5/5 stars
January's book was Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi -Rated 4/5 stars
February's book was Snow Feather and Secret Fan by Lisa See -Rated 4.5/5 stars
March's book was The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius by Kristine Barnett -Rated 5/5 stars
April's book was Missing Sarah by Maggie DeVries -Rated 4.5/5 stars

Springhill-A Novel Idea Book Club
September's book was Web of Angels by Lilian Nattell -Rated 3.5/5 stars
October's book was The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey -Rated 3.5/5 stars
December's book was Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie -Rated 4/5 stars
January's book was Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte-Rated 2.5/5 stars
February's book was Fried Green Tomatoes by Fannie Flag -Rated 3.5/5 stars
March's book was Missing Sarah by Maggie DeVries -Rated 3/5 stars
April's book was The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein -Rated 4/5 stars


2015-16 Book Club Reads

Amherst-Rise N' Shine Book Club
September's book was Still Life by Louise Penny -Rated 3.5/5 stars
October's book was Just Beneath My Skin by Darren Greer -Rated 3.5/5 stars
November's book was Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay -Rated 2.6/5 stars
December's book was Murder on Orient Express by Agatha Christie -Rated 4/5 stars
February's book was Thunderstruck by Erik Larson -Rated 2/5 stars
March's book was A Measure of Light by Beth Powning -Rated 2.7/5 stars
April's book was The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult -Rated 3.2/5 stars
May's book was Déjà Dead by Kathy Reichs -Rated 2.4/5 stars
June's book was Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham -Rated 0.5/5 stars

Amherst-Reader's Night Out Book Club
October's book was Just Beneath My Skin by Darren Greer -Rated 3.5/5 stars
November's book was Soulless by Gail Carriger -Rated 3.5/5 stars
December's book was
Murder on Orient Express by Agatha Christie -Rated 4/5 stars
February's book was Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg -Rated 4/5 stars
March's book was Dark Places by Gillian Flynn -Rated 4/5 stars
May's book was Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepard -Rated 3.5/5 stars

Pugwash-Morning Book Club
October's book was The Spark: a Mother's Story of Nurturing a Genius by Kristine Barnett -Rated 4/5 stars
November's book was Just Beneath My Skin by Darren Greer -Rated 1.5/5 stars
December's book was The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingleman-Sundberg -Rated 3/5 stars
February's book was The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein -Rated 5/5 stars
March's book was Missing Sarah by Maggie DeVries -Rated 4.5/5 stars
April's book was The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck -Rated 4.5/5 stars

Pugwash-Evening Book Club
September's book was Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See -Rated 4/5 stars
October's book was Just Beneath My Skin by Darren Greer -Rated 3/5 stars
November's book was Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls -Rated 2/5 stars
December's book was
Grist by Linda Little -Rated 4/5 stars
February's book was Annabel by Kathleen Winter -Rated 4.5/5 stars
March's book was The Hatbox Letters by Beth Powning -Rated 3/5 stars
April's book was Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion-Rated 4.5/5 stars
May's book was The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King-Rated 4/5 stars

Springhill- Page Turners Bookclub
September's book was Sign of the cross by Anne Emery -Rated 3.5/5 stars
October's book was Just Beneath My Skin by Darren Greer -Rated 3.5/5 stars
November's book was The matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand -Rated 4.5/5 stars
December's book was The Christmas box miracle : my spiritual journey of destiny, healing, and hope by Richard Paul Evans -Rated 4/5 stars
January's book was Wonder by R.J. Palacio -Rated 5/5 stars
February's book was The 100-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson -Rated 3/5 stars
March's book was Let's pretend this never happened: (a mostly true memoir) by Jenny Lawson -Rated 1/5 stars
May's book was An Embarrassment of Mangos by Ann Vanderhoff -Rated 1/5 stars

Springhill- A Novel Idea Bookclub
March's book was Just Beneath My Skin by Darren Greer -Rated 4/5 stars
April's book was The Paris wife by Paula McLain -Rated 2.5/5 stars
May's book was Room by Emma Donoghue -Rated 3.5/5 stars
June's book was The House at Riverton by Kate Morton -Rated 3.5/5 stars