Book Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Meeting House on our campus at 8827 Heiferhorn Way.  This month and next month we will make an exception to that schedule.

The October meeting will be on a Thursday, 10-28 at 2:00 p.m. The book is To Dance With the White Dog, by Terry Kay.

The November meeting will also be on a Thursday, November 18 at 2:00 p.m. The book will be The Underground Girls of Kabul, by Jenny Nordberg.

Each book is announced at least a month in advance (see below). If you don’t find this month’s selection here, email us at uufcga@gmail.com, with “Women’s Book Club question” in the subject line.

Books we’ve recently read:


2021
November: The Underground Girls of Kabul, by Jenny Nordberg
October: To Dance With the White Dog, by Terry Kay
September: One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin
August: White Fragility by Robin Diangelo
July: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
June: Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian
May: Leavers by Lisa Ko
April: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
March: Syria’s Secret Library by Mike Thomson
February: The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper
January: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

2020

December: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Kimmerer
October: This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
September: The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes
August: Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist by Eli Saslow
July: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
June: The Kurdish Bike by Alesa Lightburne
April: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
March: Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
February: Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody
January: Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

2019

December: (Club does not meet this month)
October: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
September: The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/2 Years Old by Hendrik Groen
August: DREAMING ME; Black, Baptist, and Buddhist by Jan Willis
July: The Line Becomes a River by Francis Cantu
June: Where the Crawdad Sings by Delia Owens
May: There There by Tommy Orange
April: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
March: The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower
February: Becoming by Michelle Obama
January: Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

2018

December: (Club does not meet this month)
November: A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
October: Origin”by Dan Brown
September: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
August: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
July: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
June: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
May: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
April: Momma Makes Up Her Mind: And Other Dangers of Southern Living by Bailey White
March: The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin
February: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
January: Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson

2017
Beautiful Ruins– Jess Walters
Hillbilly Elegy—J.D. Vance (March)
Thank You for Being Late—Thomas Friedman (April)

2016
A Lesson Before Dying—Ernest J. Gaines
The life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing —Marie Kondo
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World that Can’t Stop Talking—Susan Cain
The Boys in the Boat—Daniel Brown
All the Light We Cannot See—Anthony Doerr
The Light Between Oceans—M.L. Stedman
True Love—Robert Fulghum
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging—Sebastian Junger

2015
The Invention of Wings—Sue Monk Kidd
All Over But the Shouting’ —Rick Bragg
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail—Cheryl Strayed
Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and her Mother—Eve La Plante
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption—Bryan Stevenson
Lila—Marilynne Robinson
Between the World and Me—Ta-Nehisi Coates
Guernica—Dave Boling
George Washington’s Secret Six—Brian Kilmeade

2014
An Invisible Thread—Laura Schroff
The Glass Castle—Jeanette Walls
The Orphan Train—Christina Baker Kline
Because of Winn Dixie—Kate Di Camillo
February House—Sherill Tippins
Farenheit 451—Ray Bradbury
Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children—Dorie McCullough Lawson
Me Before You—Jojo Moyes
1000 White Women—Jim Fergus
Life’s Operating Manual—Tom Shadyak
Still Foolin’ em—Billy Crystal
Existence—David Brin
The Comedians—Graham Greene
The Invisible Gorilla, How Our Intuitions Deceive Us—Christopher Chabris

Coming soon:

1984—George Orwell (June)
Circling the Sun—Paula McLain (July)