The original Not Oprah Approved Book Club!

Since 2008, we have been reading Oprah shunned books and we would love you to join us!

Our meetings and members are quite laid back. If you don't like a book, you don't have to finish it (please give it a try though - first chapter or even first few pages). The meetings are half talking about the book and half catching up with each other. New people are always welcome!

Members select books as a group at each meeting. We want your book suggestions.

Any type of book is welcome, as long as it isn't on the dreaded Oprah book club list.

We trend towards fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, thrillers, satire, smut, vampires and zombies. If you’d like to see what we have read, the cover of each book is in our picture area.


How Books Are Chosen

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Welcome to the NOA Book Club!

Recent Meetups

  • January 7 · 7:00 PM

    NOA Meeting "Red Rising"

    15 NOA Members | 5.00

    This month's book is "Red Rising" by Pierce Brown Description from Barnes and Noble website: In Mars' subterranean regions, 16-year-old Darrow works long exhausting... Learn more
  • December 3, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    NOA Meeting "Dark Eden"

    15 NOA Members | 5.00

    This month's book is "Dark Eden" by Chris Beckett Description from Barnes and Noble website: On the alien, sunless planet they call Eden, the 532 members of the Family... Learn more
  • November 5, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    NOA Meeting "City at the End of Time"

    15 NOA Members | 4.50

    This month's book is "City at the End of Time" by Greg Bear Description from Barnes and Noble website: In a time like the present, in a world that may or may not be our... Learn more
  • October 1, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    "Hater" By David Moody

    17 NOA Members | 5.00

    Next month's book is "Hater" By David Moody. Danny McCoyne struggles to secure his family in a world gone mad as society is rocked by a sudden increase in irrational... Learn more
  • September 16, 2014 · 7:30 PM

    "The Maze Runner" movie pre-screening

    12 NOA Members | 4.50

    NOA was offered a pre-screening for The Maze Runner from 20th Century Fox. To download a pair of passes, go to and enter the code BCLUBWYYX. Seating for... Learn more
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  • Heather founded NOA Book Club

    on September 26

Founded Sep 26, 2008

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