Book Discussions

Welcome all readers! Our book discussion group is in its 20th season! Please click here for a list of all the books chosen over the years.


Book Talk

Book Talk ~ Summer 2021 Recommendations from JTL Book Group

2020-2021 Book Discussion Schedule

August 17, 2021 PLANNING MEETING for 2021–22 schedule

Past discussions:

October 20, 2020 The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
(led by Missy Hayes)
If weather permits, we will hold this meeting at 2:00 p.m. under the tent; if not, 6:30 p.m. via Google Meet.

November 17, 2020 I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai
(led by Edna Pelto)

December 15, 2020 The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
(led by Linda Wallace)

January 19, 2021 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
(led by Jan Simblist)

February 16, 2021 The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance during the Blitz by Erik Larson  Zoom link.
(led by Carbery Caron)

March 16, 2021 This Tender Land: A Novel by William Kent Krueger 
(led by Pam Shine)

April 20, 2021 Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen
(led by Julie Culp) This discussion meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Please check the JTL events calendar for more information and a link to the online meetings.

May 18, 2021 The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
(led by Carbery Caron) This discussion meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. under the green tent, weather permitting.

June 15, 2021 BOOK TALK: Sharing Recommendations and choosing September selection, for Classics Month This meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. under the green tent, weather permitting.