Call-in Book Club Series
TBP Book Club is currently a call-in format. We will give you a phone number to call and join us via conference call. The only technology you need to join the Book Club is a telephone!
When you are ordering a title for TBP Book Club, let us know so we can get the title out to you as soon as possible. All selected titles are also available for download from BARD. Whether ordering or downloading, please let us know if you plan on joining our book club discussion.
Please contact a Reader's Advisory Librarian at 1-800-252-9605 or at email@example.com with any questions or to RSVP.
Upcoming English Book Club Titles for 2015
**Dates subject to change**
March 26, 2015 (Thursday), 7:00-8:00 p.m. Central:
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Author of Seabiscuit (DB 51968) details the life of Louis Zamperini (b. 1917), an Olympic runner and World War II bombardier, who survived a plane crash and forty-seven days adrift at sea only to become a POW in Japan. Relates Louis's later religious awakening under Billy Graham's ministry. Violence. Bestseller. 2010.
May 19, 2015 (Tuesday), 7:00-8:00 p.m. Central:
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Steadman
Western Australia, 1926. On an island one hundred miles from the mainland, lighthouse keepers Isabel and Tom Sherbourne discover a boat carrying a dead man and a crying baby. The decisions they make that day come back to haunt them several years later. Bestseller. 2012.
July 23, 2015 (Thursday), 7:00-8:00 p.m. Central:
Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
Seattle. Eighth-grader Bee's request for a family trip to Antarctica is the last straw for her mother Bernadette, who has become so socially inept that she hired a virtual assistant in India to handle her life. Just before the trip, Bernadette vanishes. Heartbroken Bee Investigates. Some strong language. Bestseller. 2012.
September 24, 2015 (Thursday), 7:00-8:00 p.m. Central:
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Author recounts the three-month, 1,100-mile solo hike she took on a whim in 1995, after years of devastating personal losses. Describes her encounters with rattlesnakes, locals, fellow hikers, and her own thoughts during her trek from Los Angeles to Washington State on the Pacific Crest Trail. Strong language. Bestseller. 2012.
November 19, 2015 (Tuesday), 7:00-8:00 p.m. Central:
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
violence. Bestseller. 2013.