West Hartford Book Groups

All groups are currently at maximum capacity. If you live in West Hartford and wish to join my waitlist, please send me an email request. Thank you for your interest!

Monthly Membership Perks:
  • Facilitated discussion and connection with your group
  • Adult sips and snacks at each meeting
  • Themed literary cocktails or menus when possible
  • Curated book flight–our main selection plus 2 additional relevant titles you might enjoy

Quarterly benefits:

  • Author visits via Zoom
  • Book swaps
  • Exclusive giveaways
  • One quarterly visitor pass for an out of town relative/friend to join us*
  • Field trips to literary events *
    * indicates paused for Covid

Membership dues:

  • $12 per month OR
  • Monthly punchcards available for $60 (6 months) or annual membership for $120. No expiration dates!
  • Payable by PayPal or Venmo

Previous Book Group Title Selections:

2018
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal
I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi
Circe by Madeline Miller
Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais
Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles

2019
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
The Map of Salt and Stars by Zeyn Joukhadar
Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
The Collector’s Apprentice by B.A. Shapiro
The Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall
I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras
The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Adichie
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

2020
If You Want to Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger
A Place for Us by Fatima Mirza
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
The Vanishing Half by Britt Bennett
All Adults Here by Emma Straub
The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna by Juliet Grames
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré

2021
Hamnet by Maggie
The Dearly Beloved
How Much of These Hills is Gold
Girl, Woman, Other
Undocumented Americans 
Klara and the Sun 

Readers choice: Opal and Nev/Guncle for Lovers/ Landslide
Better Luck Next Time
The Mountains Sing
The Sweetness of Water

Readers choice: The Night Watchman/The Heart Principle 
Etta & Otto & Russell & James 

2022

Book of V
The Office of Historical Corrections
Once There Were Wolves
Love & Saffron
Beautiful Country
Take My Hand
Still Life