Titles for Book Groups

The Southington Library has acquired multiple copies of these popular titles for book discussion groups to enjoy. 


Special loan periods may be granted upon request.


The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker / Kevin Wiliarty

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty 

Boston Girl by Anita Diamant 

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Butterfly’s Child by Angela Davis-Gardner

Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick  NEW !

Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay  

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

East of the Sun by Julia Gregson

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

The Fountain of St. James Court by Sena Jeter Naslund

Fragile by Lisa Unger

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

Happy People Read and Drink Coffee by Agnes Martin-Lugand  NEW !

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly  NEW !

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd 

Joy for Beginners by Erica Bauermeister

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

The Language of Flowers by Venessa Diffenbaugh

The Last Time I Saw You by Elizabeth Berg

The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

The Light Between Oceans by M.I. Stedman

The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

Little Bee by Chris Cleave

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

Man Called Ove: A Novel  by Fredrik Backman  

The Martian by Andy Weir  NEW ! 

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd

The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini 

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante  

My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah NEW !

The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

The Paris Wife by Paula Mclain

Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Room by Emma Donoghue

The Sandcastle Girls by Christopher A. Bohjalian

The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay

Sea Change by Karen White

Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

A Small Death in the Great Glen by A.D. Scott

South of Broad by Pat Conroy

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Still Life With Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilence, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

Vinegar Hill by A. Manette Ansay

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

The Wind Is Not a River by Brian Payton

A Young Wife by Pam Lewis

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman  NEW !


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