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Bookclub Sets for Loan

Every set with a ** has 1 large print copy

Please note that the ratings given to the books are purely the subjective opinion of the Penticton Public Library Book Club members. These are not meant as definitive recommendations or criticisms.

All Our Wrong Todays**

Elan Mastai (2017)

Book Club Rating: 6.0 / 10

 

All the Birds in the Sky

Charlie Jane Anders (2016)

Book Club Rating: 5.8 / 10

 

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield (2013)

Book Club Rating: 8.4 / 10

 

Becoming**

Michelle Obama (2018)

Book Club Rating: 7.9 / 10

 

Before we were yours**

Lisa Wingate (2017)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Behind the Beautiful Forevers**

Katherine Boo (2014)

Book Club Rating: 6.6 / 10

 

Being Mortal

Atul Gawande (2014)

Book Club Rating: 9.3 / 10

 

Birdie

Tracey Lindberg (2015)

Book Club Rating: 7.1 / 10

 

The Black Count

Tom Reiss (2012)

Book Club Rating: 7.4 / 10

 

The Break

Katherena Vermette (2016)

Book Club Rating: 7.1 / 10

 

The Cellist of Sarajevo

Steven Galloway (2008)   

Book Club Rating: 8.8 / 10     

 

Chasing Smoke

Aaron Williams (2017)

Book Club Rating: 6.9 / 10

 

The Child Finder**

Rene Denfeld (2017)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Circling the Sun**

Paula McLain (2015)

Book Club Rating: 6.8 / 10

 

The Clockmaker’s Daughter**

Kate Morton (2018)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Do not say we have Nothing

Madeleine Thien (2016)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Educated

Tara Westover (2018)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Fifteen Dogs

Andre Alexis (2015)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Five Star Billionaire

Tash Aw (2013)

Book Club Rating: 6 / 10

  

The Gardens of Consolation

Parisa Reza (2017)

Book Club Rating: 7.1 / 10

 

The Glass Universe

Dava Sobel (2016))

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

The Great Alone**

Kristin Hannah (2017)

Book Club Rating: 7.9 / 10

 

H is for Hawk**

Helen MacDonald (2014)

Book Club Rating: 5.6 / 10

 

The Haunting of Vancouver Island 

Shanon Sinn (2017)

Book Club Rating: 6.6 / 10

 

The Hesitation Cut

Giles Blunt (2015)

Book Club Rating: 6.8 / 10

 

Hidden Figures**

Margot Lee Shetterly (2016)

Book Club Rating: 6.4 / 10

 

The High Mountains of Portugal**

Yann Martel (2016)

Book Club Rating: 7.3 /10

 

Hillbilly Elegy**

J.D. Vance (2016)

Book Club Rating: 6.0 / 10

  

Homegoing: A Novel**

Yaa Gyasi (2016)

Book Club Rating: 7.3 / 10

 

A House in the Sky**

Amanda Lindhout & Sarah Corbett (2013)

Book Club Rating: 7.4 / 10

 

How to be a Tudor

Ruth Goodman (2015)

Book Club Rating: 5.8 / 10

 

Inner Life of Animals

Peter Wohlleben (2016)

Book Club Rating: 5.7 / 10

 

The Library Book**

Susan Orlean (2018)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Little Fires Everywhere**

Celest Ng (2017)

Book Club Rating: 7.4 / 10

 

Love and Death in Burgundy

Susan C. Shea (2017)

Book Club Rating: 4.8 / 10

 

Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know

Colm Toibin (2018)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes**

Brad Ricca (2017)

Book Club Rating: 7.2 / 10

 

My Courage Rises 

Bonnie Herron (2013)

Book Club Rating: 3.5 / 10

 

News of the World**

Paulette Jiles (2016)

Book Club Rating: 8.0 / 10

 

The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah (2015)

Book Club Rating: 9.4 / 10

 

Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan

Ruth Gilligan (2016)

Book Club Rating: 7.9 / 10

 

Patient H.M.

Luke Dittrich (2016)

Book Club Rating: TBD

 

The Pearl that Broke its Shell**

Nadia Hashimi (2014)

Book Club Rating: 7.3 / 10

 

Purity**

Jonathan Franzen (2015)

Book Club Rating: 5.1 / 10

 

Rage Against the Dying

Becky Masterman (2012) 

Book Club Rating: 6.7 / 10

  

Recipes for Love and Murder

Sally Andrew (2015)

Book Club Rating: 7.8 / 10

 

Road Trip Rwanda 

Will Ferguson (2015)

Book Club Rating: 7.3 / 10

 

Six Years**

Harlan Coben (2013)

Book Club Rating: 7.2 / 10

 

Stranger: A Novel

David Bergen (2016)

Book Club Rating: 6.3 / 10

 

The Summer Before the War**

Helen Simonson (2016)

Book Club Rating: 6.6 / 10

 

Swimming Lessons**

Claire Fuller (2017)

Book Club Rating: 7.9 / 10

 

Swing Time**

Zadie Smith (2016)

Book Club Rating: 4.4 / 10

 

The Trespasser** 

Tana French (2016)

Book Club Rating: 6.1 / 10

 

Truly Madly Guilty** 

Liane Moriarty (2016) 

Book Club Rating: 6.8 / 10

 

Warlight**

Michael Ondaatje (2018)

Book Club Rating: 7.6 / 10

 

When Breath Becomes Air**

Paul Kalanithi (2016)

Book Club Rating: 7.3 / 10

 

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