Manatee Center Book Club

Manatee Center Book Club 2018-10-08T15:58:17+00:00

The Manatee Center’s Book Clubs meet the first Thursday of every month. For the most up-to-date program dates, visit the Programming section of our website.

Below is a list of books being read in 2018 & ’19 for Manatee’s AFTERNOON (1-2pm) book club:

  • November (2018): The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
  • December (2018): Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  • January: A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
  • February: Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
  • March: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • April: A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith
  • May: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
  • June: Room by Emma Donoghue
  • July: The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
  • August: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
  • September: The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama
  • October: Citadel by A.J. Cronin
  • November: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  • December:  Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Below is a list of books being read in 2018 & ’19 for Manatee’s EVENING (7-8pm) book club:

  • November (2018): The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
  • December (2018): Holiday Dinner
  • January: A Voice in the Wild by Francine Rivers
  • February: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • March: Karolina’s Twins by Ronald H. Balson
  • April: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles
  • May: The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
  • June: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  • July: Wish You Well by David Baldacci
  • August: Great Alone by Christian Hannah
  • September: Goodbye Vitamin by Rachel Khong
  • October: The Paris Secret by Karen Swann