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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 25/07/2018 11:15 a.m.

July 2018

Topic: a quirky title/cover

  • The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan

  • My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Backman

  • Wimmera by Mark Brandi

  • Bafut Beagles by Gerald Durrell

  • Star of the North by D B John

  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

  • Chemistry by Weike Wang

  • Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett

  • Space Opera by Catherynne M Valente

  • Authentic: Science Fiction Monthly Magazine

  • The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

  • French Children Don’t Throw Food by Pamela Druckerman

  • Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

  • Ancestor Stones by Aminatta Forna

  • The Tiger and the Wolf by Adrian Tchaikovsky

  • The Bear and the Serpent by Adrian Tchaikovsky

  • The Hyena and the Hawk by Adrian Tchaikovsky

  • Tropic of Skorpeo by Michael Morrissey

  • Solaris by Stanislaw Lem

  • How to Fall in Love with a Man Who Lives in a Bush by Emmy Abrahamson

  • The Secret Life of Lucy Lovecake by Pippa James

  • The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander McCall Smith

  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

  • Recipe For Scandal by Debby Holt

  • Moonshine by Christina Jones

    Look Who’s Back

  • by Timur Vermes 

June 2018

Topic: young​ adult

  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  • That Eye, The Sky by Tim Winton
  • The Shepherd’s Hut by Tim Winton
  • The Things We Can’t Undo by Gabrielle Reid
  • Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
  • Landscape With Invisible Hand by M T Anderson
  • The Blasphemer by Nigel Farndale
  • The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  • Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness
  • The Traitor and the Thief by Gareth Ward
  • Because Everything is Right but Everything is Wrong by Erin Donohue
  • Catch Me When You Fall by Eileen Merriman
  • Pieces of You by Eileen Merriman
  • Sticking With Pigs by Mary-Anne Scott
  • Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People by Douglas Coupland and Graham Roumieu
  • A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer
  • The Last Free Cat by Jon Blake
  • King of Ithaca by Tracy Barrett

May 2018

Topic: auto/bio​graphy

  • My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

  • Esther the Wonder Pig by Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter

  • Desert Royal by Jean Sasson

  • Goodbye Sarajevo by Atka Reid and Hana Schofield

  • The Cry of a Morepork: writings of Evelyn Parks

  • The Invention of Angela Carter by Edmond Gordon

  • Freud: the making of an illusion by Fredrick Crews

  • Working Class Boy by Jimmy Barnes

  • Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes

  • Moe Norman: the Canadian golfing legend with the perfect swing by Stan Sauerwein

  • Dorothy L Sayers: her life and soul by Barbara Reynolds

  • Ngaio Marsh by Joanne Drayton

  • Walking Home by Clare Balding

  • They’re Playing Our Song by Carole Bayer Sager

  • Going in Style – DVD

  • This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

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