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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 –
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.


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 – 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


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


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


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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