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WHAT WE’RE READING IN 2018

Dapto – A Novel Idea meet the last Wednesday of every month at 4:30pm 

January – Goodwood by Holly Throsby
February – The Dry by Jane Harper
March – When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanthi
April – Blood on the Snow by Jo Nesbo
May – A selection of John Steinbeck – ‘Of Mice and Men’, ‘East of Eden’, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ or ‘Cannery Row’
June – Crimson Lake by Candice Fox
July – Ross Poldark by Winston Graham
August – Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
September – Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
October – The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
November – Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
December – White Nights by Anne Cleeves
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Warrawong – The Open Book meet the First Monday of every month at 2pm –
January – No meeting- reading The Fence by Meredith Jaffe
February -Coal Creek by Alex Miller
March -And the Mountains Echoed by Hosseini Khaled
April – Storyland By Catherine Mckinnon
May – Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
June -Island Home Tim Winton
July – Force of Nature by Jane Harper and /or The Boy On Top of the Mountain by John Boyne
August – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
September – The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Woods
October – First Person by Richard Flanagan
November -The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff
December -Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson

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Warrawong – Third Thursday Bookclub at 1pm 

February 16 – Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
March 16 – Rain Music by Di Morrisey
April 19 – Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell
May 17 – Children’s Act by Ian McEwan
June 21 – Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Contact Warrawong Library on 4227 8133 for more details

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Thirroul Afternoon Bookclub meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1.30pm 

2018
January –
February –
March – Talking About My Country by Stan Grant
April – Eats Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss
May – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
June – Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
July – Underground Railway by Colson Whitehead
August – Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
September – Storyland by Catherine McKinnon
October – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
November – The Dry by Jane Harper
December – A biography or autobiography of your own choice.

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Thirroul Evening Bookclub meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5.30pm – 6.30pm

January – Short Stories: The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, The Last Leaf by O. Henry, A Philosopher By Guy de Maupassant, The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones by Stephen Leacock, The Missus by Leon Eugenie Frapie
February – The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
March – Hope Farm by Peggy Frew
April – Wanting by Richard Flanagan
May – The Sellout by Paul Beatty
June – Black Rock White City by A.S. Patric
July – The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
August – Crimes of the Father by Thomas Keneally
September – Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene
October – Eugenia – A True Story of Adversity, Tragedy, Crime and Courage by Mark Tedeschi
November – The Life of Houses by Lisa Gorton
December – The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

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Corrimal Bookchat 1 
January – Our souls at night by Kent Haruf
February – All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr
March – Big little lies by Liane Moriarty
April – Waters of eternal youth by Donna Leon
May – The secrets she keeps by Michael Robotham
June – Hidden figures by Margot Shee Shetterly
July – My brilliant friend by Elena Ferrante
August – An isolated incident by Emily Maguire
September – Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
October – Force of nature by Jane Harper
November – The taming of the queen by Philippa Gregory
December – Two steps forward by Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist

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Corrimal Bookchat 2
February – The underground railway by Coulson Whitehead
March – One would think the deep by Claire Zoran
April – The harp in the south by Ruth Park
May – All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr
June – The good people by Hannah Kent
July – The sense of an ending by Julian Barnes
August -The gap of time by Jeanette Winterson
September – Emma by Alex McCall Smith
October – Ghost empire by Richard Fidler
November – Winter by Christopher Nicholson
December – A hundred small lessons by Ashley Hay

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Corrimal Bookchat 3
January- The casual vacancy by J K Rowling
February – Three sisters three queens by Philippa Gregory
March – An isolated incident by Emily Maguire
April – Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
May – The other side of the world by Stephanie Bishop
June – The invention of wings by Sue Monk Kidd

July – The elegance of the hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
August – A tale for the time being by Ruth Ozek
September – Circling the sun by Paula McLain
October – Into the water by Paula Hawkins
November – Big little lies by Liane Moriarty
December – Force of nature by Jane Harper

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Dapto Monday Night Book Club
January – This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
February – Past the Shallows by Favel Parret
March – Them by Nathan McCall
April – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
May – A Mother’s Story by Rosie Batty
June – Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
July –  Second Life by S.J. Watson
August – See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
September – The Mountain Story by Lori Lansens
October – The Dry by Jane Harper
November – The Boy Who Fell to Earth by Kathy Lette
December – Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

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Dapto Tuesday Book Club
January – That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott
February – See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
March – Beyond Belief by Hugh MacKay
April – The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje
May – The Trial by Franz Kafka
June – The Art of the Engine Driver by Steven Carroll
July – Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
August – Dissolution by C.J. Sansom
September – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
October – The Dry by Jane Harper
November – Hidden Figures by Margot Kee Shetterly
December – Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

 

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Wollongong Bookworms meet last Tuesday of the month at 5.30pm
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Wollongong Cosmo Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 12noon.

2016
February – Red Bones by Ann Cleeves
March –
April –
May –
June –
July –
August –
September –
October –
November –
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