Book Club Books

This is a list of books read and discussed by The Bookstore Plus Book Club. We meet the first Tuesday of every month at 7 PM.

 

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Y Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781451674408
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 3rd, 2013

This was our pick for February of 2013, also an indie pick. An emotionally charged read that led to a great discussion. We gave it 3.5 stars.


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The House Girl Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062207517
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Published: William Morrow & Company - November 5th, 2013

This was our pick for March of 2013, also an Indie pick. We gave it 3.5 stars. Good historical fiction.


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The House of Velvet and Glass Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781401342005
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books - January 29th, 2013

This was our book club's pick for April of 2013. It is an Indie pick. We gave it 2.5 stars and decided that we liked the author's book, The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane better.


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Defending Jacob Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345533661
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bantam - September 3rd, 2013

This Indie pick was our read for May of 2013. We gave it 4 stars and were surprised by the ending.


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Star Island Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780446556125
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 21st, 2011

Our pick for June of 2013. A light, fun read that got 3 stars from our group. It left room for many side discussions about topics that don't normally appear in our lives. Fun!


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The Year of the Gadfly Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780544002029
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Published: Mariner Books - May 28th, 2013

This was our book for July of 2013. We Skyped with the author and had a good discussion. We gave this book 2.5 stars.


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Code Name Verity Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423152880
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 7th, 2013

This Indie book was our pick for August of 2013. Good historical fiction in an interesting format. We gave this book 3.5 stars!


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The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories Volume Two: Outer Space, Inner Lands Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781618730350
Availability: Special Order
Published: Small Beer Press - November 27th, 2012

Our pick for September of 2013. A great pick for SciFi fans!


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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307352156
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - January 29th, 2013

This Indie title was out pick for October of 2013. A great read - very interesting!

 


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The Roots of the Olive Tree Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062130525
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Published: William Morrow & Company - April 23rd, 2013

This Indie pick was our choice for November of 2013. We gave it 3 stars and had a wonderful discussion with the author!


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The Lifeboat Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316185912
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Published: Reagan Arthur Books - January 8th, 2013

We discussed the Indie pick during our December 2013 meeting. An interesting story that led to a good discussion.


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Mud Season: How One Woman's Dream of Moving to Vermont, Raising Children, Chickens and Sheep, and Running the Old Country Store Pr Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781581572612
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Published: Countryman Press - October 6th, 2014

This Indie pick was the book club's pick for January 2014. It was unbelievable and funny. We gave it 3.5 stars!


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The Expats Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780770435721
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Published: Broadway Books - January 22nd, 2013

The Bookstore Plus book club choose this Indie pick to read on February 2014. We gave it 3 stars.


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Life After Life Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616203221
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Shannon Ravenel Books - November 5th, 2013

Our choice for March 2014 was also an Indie pick. We gave this wonderful book 4.5 stars and had a great discussion.


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The Moon Sisters Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780307461605
Availability: Special Order
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - March 4th, 2014

Our pick for April 2014 was a 3 star read. Very interesting and a good book to discuss as a group.


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Hidden Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544264977
Availability: Out of Print
Published: New Harvest - April 1st, 2014

This 2.5 star read gave our book club plenty to discuss during our May 2014 meeting.


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A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594632327
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - January 7th, 2014

Our pick for June 2014 received 4 stars from our group. We had a great discussion with the author!


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Love Water Memory Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451684841
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Published: Gallery Books - January 14th, 2014

We gave 3 stars to this pick for July 2014 and plenty to discuss at our meeting.


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The Scar Boys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781606844397
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Published: Egmontusa - January 21st, 2014

This young adult indie pick was the Bookstore Plus book club choice for August 2014. We gave it 3 stars - a very interesting read!


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Ruin Falls Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780345549075
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ballantine Books - April 22nd, 2014

This indie pick was our book club choice for September 2014. A 3.5 star read with a good ending!


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The Spymistress Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142180884
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Books - March 25th, 2014

The book club pick for October 2014 was very much enjoyed and we gave it 4 stars. A great work of historical fiction!


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The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544236158
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin - August 5th, 2014

This pick for our November 2014 meeting was a good dog story. It was an interesting read, very different, and we gave it 4 stars.


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The Garden of Letters Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425266250
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley Publishing Group - September 2nd, 2014

This amazing work of historical fiction was our pick for December 2014. We really enjoyed this book and gave it 4.5 stars!


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A Sudden Light Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781439187036
Availability: Special Order
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 30th, 2014

This amazing Indie book was our choice for our January 2015 meeting. We gave this very descriptive and complex ghost story 4 stars! A Sudden Light had many layers and really got your imagination working - a great read!


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The Missing Place Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476757827
Availability: Special Order
Published: Gallery Books - October 14th, 2014

Our pick for February 2015 was a quick and easy read - definitly a page-turner with great characters and interesting twists! We gave this book 3.75 stars and had a wonderful discussion.


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The Truth and Legend of Lily Martindale: An Adirondack Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781438450186
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - April 2014

Our book club pick for March 2015. Great snippets of local history with beautiful descriptions. We gave this novel 3 stars.


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My Notorious Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451698077
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Published: Scribner Book Company - August 5th, 2014

The book club pick for the April 2015 meeting.  Authentic and compelling historical background with an interesting plot and great characters. We gave this novel 4.75 stars!


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The Jaguar's Children Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544315495
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 27th, 2015

Our book club gave this 4.5 stars at our May 2015 meeting. A great, well written story with many contemporary issues to discuss.


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The Lightkeeper's Wife Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781402294785
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - September 1st, 2014

This was our store's book club pick for our June 2015 meeting. We gave this novel 3 stars.


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The Nightingale Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780312577223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 3rd, 2015

We gave this wonderful work of historical fiction 4.6 stars at our store's July 2015 book club meeting! The Nightingale had great action. This heart wrentching tale had charcters that you really care about and think of long after you finish the last page. We loved it and declare it a must read that you should buy today!


Finding Jake Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062339485
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - February 24th, 2015

The Bookseller Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062333001
Availability: Special Order
Published: Harper - March 3rd, 2015

Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found Cover Image
$6.98
ISBN: 9780062331038
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow & Company - March 10th, 2015

How to Start a Fire Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780544411630
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 12th, 2015