Book Group

Saint Catherine's Book Group Selections for 2017-2018. We generally meet in the church library from 2:00-4:00pm on the third Thursday of each month.

February 15, 2018
The Boston Girl, by Anita Diamant.

March 15, 2018
The Hidden Life of Trees, What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries From A Secret World by Peter Wohllenben.

April 19, 2018
Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz.

May 17, 2018
One Story, One Song, by Richard Wagamese.

June 21, 2018
They Left Us Everything, by Plumb Johnson.
Select nine titles for the next years reading.

Select nine titles for the next years reading.

Previous books


Plutocrats. The Rise of the New Global Super-rich and the Fall of Everyone Else, by Chrystia Freeland.

The Shack, by William Young.
The Other Story, a Novel, by Tatiana de Rosnay.
Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West, by Benazir Bhutto.
The Under Dogs, Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love, by Melissa Fay Greene.
Select nine titles for the next years reading.
The Boston Girl, by Anita Diamant.
Fifteen Dogs, by Andre' Alexis.
Steal Away Home, by Karolyn Smardz Frost.

Dark Corners, a novel by Ruth Rendell.
The Nightingale, by Kirsten Hannah.
The Reason You Walk, a Memoir, by Wab Kinew.
Trees on Mars, Our Obsession With the Future, by Hal Niedzviecki.
The Final Curtsey, by Margaret Rhodes.
Gratitude, by Oliver Sacks.
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
Call the Midwife, a Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth
No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod
The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline


An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield. 304 pages
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. 400 pages
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barberry. 336 pages
The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Dying to be me by Anita Moorjani. 191 pages
The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins

November 19th The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Time Keeper by Rich Albom. 204 pages
Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult. 448 pages
The Bishop’s Man by Linden Macintyre. 399 pages

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, by Helen Simonson
The Solitude of Prime Numbers, by Paolo Giordano
How Starbucks Changed My Life, by Michael Gates Gill
The Red House, by Mark Haddon
The Cat’s Table, by Michael Ondaatje
Death Comes to Pemberley, by PD James
The Shoemaker’s Wife, by Ariana Trigiani
A Secret Kept, by Tatiana de Rosnay
Heaven is For Real, by Todd Burpo

The King’s Speech, by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
Mistress of the Art of Death, by Ariana Franklin
Little Bee, by Chris Cleeve
Secret Daughter, by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
The Sentimentalists, by Johana Skibsrud
Death and the Devil, by Frank Schätzing
Sarah’s Key, by Tatiana de Rosnay
Putting Away Childish Things, by Marcus Borg
The Cellist of Sarajevo, by Steven Galloway

Crow Lake, by Mary Lawson
The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd
The Syringa Tree, by Pamela Gien
Pope Joan, by Donna Woolfolk Cross
Mrs. Mike, by Benedict and Nancy Freedman
The Golden Mean, by Annabel Lyon
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
Peace Like a River, by Leif Enger
The Secret Scripture, by Sebastian Barry

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer
Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen
What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim, by Jane Christmas
Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus, by Thomas Cahill
The Billionaire’s Vinegar, by Benjamin Wallace
The Book of Negroes, by Lawrence Hill
Going Postal, by Terry Pratchett
Women of the Silk: A Novel, by Gail Tsukiyama
The Private Patient, by PD James.