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Be a Fellow Reader at the DANBURY AREA BOOK CLUB

Enjoy a book club that is social, welcoming and reads great books! We value each member's unique view and appreciate lively discussions.
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The Danbury Area Book Club is a social club as well as a traditional book club where we read older books, newer books, bestsellers, insider suggestions and anything in between and discuss them. It's a wonderful opportunity to meet new people in a comfortable setting and to connect with other bookworms in the area.

Book titles include literary fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, biographies and anything else we might come upon. Suggestion are always welcome and we have a running list for future picks.
The group will vote on the books for each month after taking suggestions. We have been meeting at Panera in Danbury near Whole Foods. Meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month. Also be aware that Meetup charges Organizer dues to run this book club site. To offset the costs we have a Membership of $12.00 for a year (12 months - which will be due at your first attended meetup) or $5 per meetup. 
If you join but do not attend (1) meetup within 6 months, you will be removed from the group. If you haven't attended a meetup in over a year, I usually will email you first to see if you are still interested. If I don't hear from you, you will be removed with option to re-join at a later, more convenient, time. While this is not necessarily just about the money aspect, it helps to maintain the site with all members benefiting.
Please make sure you consider this when joining. If you have any questions before becoming a member, don't hesitate to contact us through this site.

If you liked/heard about/thought about/maybe even disliked some of the following books, this group is for you! We have had some amazing discussion with varying opinions about most of these!

When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole
Maid by Stephanie Land
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Plus One - Sarah Archer
How the Penguins Saved Veronica - HAZEL PRIOR
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - LORI GOTTLIEB
The Starless Sea by ERIN MORGENSTERN
Born a Crime - Trevor Noah
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett
American Dirt - Jeanine Cummins
Caste - Isabel Wilkerson
The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen 83 1/4 years old - Hendrik Groen
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham
Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Address by Fiona Davis
My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh
Educated (A Memoir ) by Tara Westover
Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
The Power by Naomi Alderman
Those Girls by Chevy Stevens
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
All You Can Ever Know (A Memoir) by Nicole Chung
The Idiot by Elif Batuman
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
The Book of Flying by Keith Miller
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
A Secret Sisterhood: Literary Friendships by Emily Midorikawa
The Alienist by Caleb Carr
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
The Great Bridge by David McCullough
Fractured by Catherine McKenzie
Ill Will by Dan Chaon
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology by Leah Remini
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
The Martian by Andy Weir
Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters
TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
I Regret Nothing: A Memoir by Jen Lancaster
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
Gone by Cathi Hanauer
A Perfect Arrangement by Suzanne Berne
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
The Dinner by Herman Koch
Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
The Lowlands by Jhumpa Lahiri
Brothers by Yu Hua
The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Mighty Be Our Powers by Leymah Gbowee
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies by Donald Spoto
Keeper'n Me by Richard Wagamese
In A Sunburned by Bill Bryson
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
Room by Emma Donoghue
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
I'm Off Then: Losing and Finding Myself on the Camino De Santiago (Hape Kerkeling)
Becoming Odyssa: Adventures on the Appalachian Trail by Jennifer Pharr Davis
The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
One More Day Everywhere by Glen Heggstad
The Tiger's Wife: A Novel by Téa Obreht
Olive Kittenridge By Elizabeth Strout
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
The Imperfectionist by Tom Rachman
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
History of Love by Nicole Krauss
City of Thieves by David Benioff
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival by Laura Hillenbrand
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen
The Art of Racing in the Rain Discussion by Garth Stein
Devil in the White City by Erik Larsen
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors
The Help by Katheryn Stockett
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson

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