Book Club Kits

 

Scenic Regional Library has more than 70 book club kits available to book discussion groups for checkout.

A group does not need to meet at the library to be able to checkout a book club kit.

Each kit contains:

  • ten (10) copies of the title
  • discussion questions for the book
  • large print and audio books can be included in a book kit upon request, if available

Book club kits can be checked out for 8 weeks and cannot be renewed.

Click on the titles below for more information, such as book reviews and plot summaries.

Contact Paul Schroeder at 636-583-0652, ext. 108 or pschroeder@scenicregional.org to request a title from the Book Club Collection.

Scenic Regional Library patrons may also check out book club kits from other Missouri Evergreen Consortium member libraries. To find kits available at these libraries, search the library catalog for the following:

  • Carrollton Public Library Book Club Kits
  • Jefferson County Book Club Kits
  • Poplar Bluff Bookclub Kits
  • SJPL Book Club

 

NON-FICTION TITLES

Abagnale, Frank W.  Catch Me If You Can

Ackerman, Diane.  The Zookeepers Wife: A War Story

Alexander, Eben.  Proof of Heaven

Algeo, Matthew.  Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure

Cahalan, Susannah.  Brain on Fire, My Month of Madness

Christie, Judy and Wingate, Lisa.  Before and After, The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society

DeFede, Jim.  The Day the World Came to Town

Diamond, Jason.  The Sprawl

Fainer, Ben.  Silent for Sixty Years

Foer, Esther Safran.  I Want You to Know We’re Still Here

Goldbach, Eliese Colette.  Rust: a Memoir of Steel and Grit

Grann, David.  Killers of the Flower Moon, the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Griesbach, Michael  The innocent killer: a true story of a wrongful conviction and its astonishing aftermath

Gulley, Philip  I Love You, Miss Huddleston, and other inappropriate longings of my Indiana childhood

Hall, Ron.  Same Kind of Different as Me

Higgs, Liz Curtis.  The Women of Easter

Hillenbrand, Laura.  Unbroken : a World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Hoff, Benjamin.  The Tao of Pooh

Hotchner, A.E.  The Boyhood Memoir of A. E. Hotchner

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuk. Farewell to Manzanar

Howerton, Phillip. Gods of Four Mile Creek

Jaku, Eddie.  The Happiest Man on Earth

Karr, Mary.  The Liars’ Club : A Memoir

Kiernan, Denise.  The Girls of Atomic City : The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

Landdeck, Katherine Sharp.  The Women with Silver Wings

Larson, Erik.  Dead Wake : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Lawson, Jenny.  Furiously Happy

Mann, Jen.  People I Want to Punch in the Throat : Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges

Marks, Ken.   Molly Brown from Hannibal, Missouri : her life in the Gilded Age 

McBride, James.  The Color of Water, a Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother

Moore, Kate.  The Woman They Could Not Silence

Morris, Mary.  All the Way to the Tigers

Murdoch, Sierra Crane.  Yellow Bird

Murphy, Colleen.  Murphys Don’t Quit

Satrapi, Marjane.  Persepolis

Sixsmith, Martin.  Philomena: a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search

Skloot, Rebecca.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Toth, Jennifer.  The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels beneath New York City

Westover, Tara.   Educated

Williams, Terry Tempest.   Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place

Worsley, Lucy.   The Art of the English Murder

FICTION TITLES

Adams, Taylor.  The Last Word

Albom, Mitch.  For One More Day

Allen, Sarah Addison.  Garden Spells

Atwood, Margaret.  The Handmaid’s Tale

Allen, Sarah Addison.  Lost Lake

Babbitt, Natalie.  Tuck Everlasting

Badani, Sejal.  The Storyteller’s Secret

Binchy, Maeve.  A Week in Winter

Blume, Judy.  Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Bohjalian, Chris.  Before you know kindness : a novel

Boyne, John.  All the Broken Places

Bracht, Mary Lynn.  White Chrysanthemum

Bradley, Alan.  The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Brennert, Alan.  Moloka’I

Bronte, Anne.  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights

Burnet, Graeme Macrae.  His Bloody Project

Cash, Wiley.  The Last Ballad

Chbosky, Stephen.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Clarke, Susanna.  Piranesi

Cleave, Chris.  Little Bee

Cobbs, Elizabeth.  The Hamilton Affair: A Novel

Conklin, Tara.  The House Girl: A Novel

Dahl, Roald.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Dempsey, Diana.  The Unstoppable Eliza Haycraft

Diffenbaugh, Vanessa.  The Language of Flowers

DuPrau, Jeanne.  The City of Ember

Ellis, David.  Look Closer

Flynn, Gillian.  Dark Places

Ford, Jamie.  Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet : a novel

Garvin, Eileen.  The Music of Bees

Genova, Lisa.  Still Alice : a novel

Graham, Genevieve.  The Forgotten Home Child

Green, John.  Turtles All the Way Down

Grissom, Kathleen.  The Kitchen House

Guzeman, Tracy.  The Gravity of Birds

Haddon, Mark.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Hadlow, Janice.  The Other Bennet Sister

Haig, Matt.  The Midnight Library

Hannah, Kristin.  The Four Winds

Hannah, Kristin.  The Great Alone

Hannah, Kristin.  Night Road

Hannah, Kristin.  The Nightingale

Harrow, Alix E.  The Once and Future Witches

Haruf, Kent.  Benediction

Hawkins, Paula.  The Girl on the Train

Hazelwood, Ann Watkins.  For the Love of Quilts

Hegi, Ursula.  Stones from the River

Hiasson, Carl. Tourist Season

Hoffman, Alice. The Rules of Magic

Horan, Nancy.  Loving Frank : a novel

Hyde, Catherine Ryan.  Don’t Let Me Go

Hyde, J. L.  Delta County

Jacobs, Kate.  The Friday Night Knitting Club

Jonasson, Jonas.  The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Karon, Jan.  At Home in Mitford

Kelly, Martha Hall.  Lilac Girls

Kidd, Sue Monk.  The Invention of Wings

Kidd, Sue Monk.  The Secret Life of Bees

King, Stephen.  Later

Kline, Christina Baker.  Orphan Train

Klune, T. J.  The House in the Cerulean Sea

Kokoris, Jim.  The Rich Part of Life

Korman, Gordon.  Restart

Krueger, William Kent.  Ordinary Grace

Kwok, Jean.  Girl in Translation

Labuskes, Brianna. The Librarian of Burned Books

Latham, Jennifer. Dreamland Burning

Lawler, Liz. Don’t Wake Up

Lee, Harper.  Go Set a Watchman

Lee, Harper.  To Kill a Mockingbird

Lehane, Dennis.  Live by Night

Mandel, Emily St. John. The Glass Hotel

Mandel, Emily St. John. Station Eleven

McLain, Paula.  Circling the Sun

McLain, Paula.  The Paris Wife : a novel

Miller, Madeline.  The Song of Achilles

Modglin, Kiersten.  A Quiet Retreat

Modglin, Kiersten.  A Quiet Retreat

Molnar, Marta.  The Secret Life of Sunflowers

Moore, Michele.  The Cigar Factory: a Novel of Charleston

Morelli, Laura. The Night Portrait

Moreno-Garcia, Silvia. Mexican Gothic

Moriarty, Laura.  The Chaperone

Moriarty, Liane.  What Alice Forgot

Morris, Heather.  The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Moyes, Jojo.  After You

Moyes, Jojo.  Me Before You

O’Brien, Tim.  In the Lake of the Woods

O’Brien, Tim.  The Things They Carried

O’Farrell, Maggie.  Hamnet

Olsen, Gregg.  Beneath Her Skin

Otsuka, Julie.  When the Emperor Was Divine

Owens, Delia.  Where the Crawdads Sing

Palmer, D. J.  My Wife Is Missing

Paris, B.A.  The Breakdown

Penner, Sarah.  The Lost Apothecary

Pickhart, Kalani.  I Will Die in a Foreign Land

Picoult, Jodi.  Nineteen Minutes

Picoult, Jodi.  Small Great Things

Quinn, Kate.  The Alice Network

Reay, Katherine.  The Bronte Plot

Reay, Katherine.  Lizzy & Jane

Richardson, Kim Michele.  The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

Richardson, Kim Michele.  The Book Woman’s Daughter

Rose, Jeneva.  The Perfect Marriage

Russell, Mary Doria.  The Sparrow

Semple, Maria.  Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Sepetys, Ruta.  Between Shades of Gray

Shafak, Elif.  The Forty Rules of Love

Shapiro, Barbara.  The Art Forger

Sheets, Vonda Wilson.  Absolution : a Bald Knobber Saga

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein

Simsion, Graeme C.  The Rosie Project

Solomon, Anna.  The Book of V.

Stein, Garth.  The Art of Racing in the Rain

Stockett, Kathryn. The Help

Taylor, Dennis E.  We Are Legion

Twain, Mark  Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Vanderah, Glendy  Where the Forest Meets the Stars

Walker, Boo.  Red Mountain

Ware, Ruth.  The Woman in Cabin 10

Williams, Pip.  The Dictionary of Lost Words

Willingham, Stacy.  All the Dangerous Things

Wiseman, Ellen Marie.  The Plum Tree

Wood, Monica.  The One-in-a-Million Boy

Woods, Evie.  The Lost Bookshop

Wright, Camron. The Orphan Keeper