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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

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

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


Thirroul Afternoon Bookclub meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1.30pm
January –
February – My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
March – Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
April – Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende
May – The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood
June – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
July – Nothing to be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes
August – Victoria the Queen by Julie Baird
September – Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
October – Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler
November – Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
December – A biography or autobiography of your own choice.


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


Corrimal Bookchat 1 
January – Poetry of choice
February – Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
March – The secret scripture by Sebastian Barry
April – Five bells by Gail Jones
May – My mother’s story by Kate Grenville
June – Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
July – The heart is a lonely hunter by Carson McCullers
August – All that I am by Anna Funder
September – The railwayman’s wife by Ashley Hay
October – Still Alice by Lisa Genova
November – One plus one by Jo Jo Moyes
December – The Guernsey literary and potato peel society by Mary Ann Schaffer


Corrimal Bookchat 2
February – The railwayman’s wife by Ashley Hay
March – The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins
April – Book of your choice
May – The light between oceans by M. L. Stedman
June – Nora Webster by Colm Toiban
July -A brief history of seven killings by Marlon James
August -Flesh wounds by Richard Glover
September – The secret chord by Geraldine Brooks
October – The automobile club of Egypt by Alaa Al Aswany
November – The invention of wings by Sue Monk Kidd
December – Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Corrimal Bookchat 3
January- Biography of choice
February – The narrow road to the deep north by Richard Flanagan
March – The beginners goodbye by Anne Tyler
April – China dolls by Lisa See
May – The bush by Don Watson
June – The 100 year old man who climbed out of the window by Jonas Jonasson
July – Author of your choice
August – All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr
September – The Rosie project by Graeme Simsion
October – When the night comes by Favel Parrett
November – A god in ruins by Kate Atkinson
December – Go set a watchman by Harper Lee


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


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



Wollongong Bookworms meet last Tuesday of the month at 5.30pm


Wollongong Cosmo Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 12noon.

February – Red Bones by Ann Cleeves
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