Book Club

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, R.E.A.D Book Club has been postponed until furture notice.



Read, Eat, and Discuss Book Club

The Saluda County Library hosts the R.E.A.D book club on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.

There is food, fun & discussion at each meeting. Come check us out!

Book Club Selections are listed below. Please contact the library to see about availability.


Pending The Call Of The Wild Jack London
Pending The Only Woman In The Room Marie Benedict
March 3, 2020 Outlander Diana Gabaldon
February, 4, 2020 The Starless Sea Erin Morgenstern
January 7, 2019 The Age of Light Whitney Scharer
December 3, 2019 Sugar and Spice Fern Michaels, Joanne Fluke, Beverly Barton, Shirley Kawa-Jump
November 5, 2019 The Mountain Between Us Charles Martin
October 1, 2019 (Any book of your choosing by Louise Penny)  
September 10, 2019 Queen Bee Dorothea Benton Frank
August 6, 2019 You Can't Get There From Here Marion O. Hanna
July 2019 (No Book Club Program)  
June 4, 2019 Changing Faces James J. Scott
May 7, 2019 Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens
April 2, 2019 Newberry Sin C. Hope Clark
March 5, 2019 Honor Among Thieves Elizabeth Boyce
February 5, 2019 The Sunshine Sisters Jane Green
January 2019 Holiday break, no program  
December 4, 2018 Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery Jenny Colgan
November 6, 2018 Less Andrew Sean Greer
October 2, 2018 The Death of Mrs. Westaway Ruth Ware
September 4, 2018 Varina Charles Frazier
August 7, 2018 By Invitation Only Dorothea Benton Frank
July 2018 (No Book Club Program)  
June 5, 2018 An American Marriage Tayari Jones
May 1, 2018 The Woman in the Window A.J. Finn
April 3, 2018 My Italian Bulldozer Alexander McCall Smith
March 6, 2018 Rich People Problems Kevin Kwan
February 6, 2018 Mississippi Roll George R. R. Martin
January 9, 2018 The Second Mrs. Hockaday Susan Rivers
December 5, 2017 Merry and Bright Debbie Macomber
November 7, 2017 Minnow James E. McTeer
October 3, 2017 The Hidden Life of Trees Peter Wohlleben
September 5, 2017 The Life We Bury Allen Eskens
August 1, 2017 The Secret Life of  Dresses Erin McKean
June 6, 2017 The Sleepwalker Chris Bohjalian
May 2, 2017 The Things We Wish Were True Marybeth Mayhew Whalen
April 4, 2017 Yada, Yada Prayer Group Neta Jackson
March 1, 2017 Peace like a River Leif Enger
February 2, 2017 House of Sand and Fog Andre Dubus III
January 3, 2017 Silent Night: the story of the WWI Christmas Truce Stanley Weintraub
December 6, 2016 The Woman in Cabin 10 Ruth Ware
November 1, 2016 A man called Ove Frederick Backman
October 3, 2016 Once Good Dog Susan Wilson
September 6, 2016 The 100 year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared  by Jonas Jonasson
August 2, 2016 My Grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry by Frederik Backman
July 5, 2016 The Martian by Andy Weir
June 7, 2016 The opposite of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson
May 3, 2016 Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
April 12, 2016 Object of Beauty by Steve Martin
March 1, 2016 What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Feb. 2, 2016 Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
Jan. 4, 2016 The Christmas Pearl  by Dorothea Benton Franklin
Dec. 1, 2015 All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr
Nov. 3, 2015 The Thunder of Giants by Joel Fishbane
Oct. 6, 2015 The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Sept. 5, 2015 Dreams of Joy by  Lisa See
Aug. 4, 2015  Wild: From lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail  by Cheryl Strayed
July 7, 2015  Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour book store by Robin Sloan
June 2, 2015        Shanghai Girls   by Lisa See
May 5, 2015  When I Married My Mother  by Jo Maeder
April 7, 2015    Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
March 3, 2015  I am Malala  by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
February 2015   A Different Kind of Normal  by Cathy Lamb
January  2015    The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
December 2014  Fixed in the Tempest  by Charmain Z. Brackett
November 2014

Read one of these: Wanton Woman / The Guns of Meeting Street / Ol' Strom

by Anna Flowers / by Dorn T. Felder / by Jack Bass

October 2014  The Rosie Project  by Graeme Simsion
September 2014  One Thousand White Women  by Jim Fergus
August 2014    A Reliable Wife  by Rob Goolrick
July 2014   The Winter People  by Jennifer McMahon
June 2014 The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak
May 2014  The Light Between the Oceans by M.L. Stedman
April  2014 War Brides by Helen Bryan
March  2014  The Husband's Secret  by Liane Moriarty
Feb. 2014  The Dressmaker  by Kate Alcott
Jan. 2014  Wednesday Sisters      by Meg Clayton
Nov. 2013 Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall
Oct. 2013  Me Before You by Jo Jo Moyes
Sept. 2013   The Girls by Lori Lansens
Aug. 2013 Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
July 2013   Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
June 2013         Torch  by Cheryl Strayed
May. 2013  Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Apr. 2013  The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tollkien
Mar. 2013  Sherman’s March by Cynthia Bass
Feb. 2013      In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White
Jan. 2013    Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall
Dec. 2012     The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Nov. 2012   A Good American by Alex George
Oct. 2012 The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
Sept. 2012    Still Alice by Lisa Genova
August 2012 A Grown-up kind of pretty  by Joshilyn Jackson
July 2012  An Inconvenient Wife  by Megan Chance 
June 2012  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
May 2012 Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand  by Helen Simonson
April 2012 The Hunger Games     by Suzanne Collin 
March 2012  The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
Jan. 2012  The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Feb. 2012  The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
Dec. 2011   Picking Cotton Jennifer Thompson
Nov. 2011    Night Woods Charles Frazier
Oct. 2011  Night Road Kristin Hannah
Sept. 2011  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil John Berendt
Aug 2011  The Whistling Season  Ivan Doig
July 2011  Room Emma Donoghue
June 2011   Orange is the New Black  Piper Kerman
May 2011 The Weight of Silence Heather Gudenkauf
April 2011   Whistling in the Dark Lesley Kagen  
March 2011   Sarah’s Key Tatiana de Rosnay
Feb.  2011    The House at Riverton Kate Morton  
Jan. 2011    The Califfs of Baghdad Georgia Mary Stefaniak
Dec.  2010   A Soft Place to Land Susan Rebecca White
Nov. 2010   The Glass Castle    Jeannette Walls    
Oct. 2010  The Girl Who Stopped Swimming Joshilyn Jackson
Sept 2010   Widow of the South Robert Hicks
Aug. 2010   Yes, My Darling Daughter  Margaret Leroy   
July 2010   The Double Bind Chris Bohjalian
June 2010  The Help Kathryn Stockett
May 2010  Water For Elephants  Sara Gruen
April 2010 The Lovely Bones   Alice Sebold 
March 2010   Committed  Elizabeth Gilbert  
Feb. 2010   Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert