Lakeview Bookworms

Books Discussed in the past:

Old Babes in the Wood - Margaret Atwood

Breath Less - Amy McCulloch

The Rose Code - Kate Quinn

Ordinary Grace - William Kent Krueger

We Begin At the End - Chris Whitaker

A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens

Horse - Geraldine Brooks 

Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck (classic)

 Mama George's African Adventures - Eleanor Armstrong (guest author/Canadian)


Lessons in Chemistry - Bonnie Garmus

And the Birds Rained Down - Jocelyne Saucier

This Tender Land - William Kent Krueger

Jameela Green Ruins Everything - Zarqa Nawaz

The Scent Keeper - Erica Bauermeister

The Splendid and the Vile - A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz - Erik Larson

Extraordinary People - Peter May

My Life in Middlemarch - Rebecca Mead

The Pack - Connie Larson (guest author/Canadian author each October)

The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho (classic each September)

The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Expuery (classic)


One Italian Summer - Rebecca Serle

The Midnight Library - Matt Haig

The Giver of Stars - Jojo Moyes

The Art of Racing in the Rain - Garth Stein

A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles

Before We Were Yours - Lisa Wingate

American Dirt - Jeanine Cummins 

The Sister's Tale - Beth Powning


The Four Winds - Kristin Hannah

The Book of Longings - Sue Monk Kidd

The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

Calm the Earth and Escaping the Council - Norman Bates

Doug Richardson - (guest author)

A Journey Home - Gregg Cumberland (guest author)


2020 March-June cancelled due to COVID-19

 The Secret Wife - Gill Paul

The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver

The Rosie Project - Graeme Simsion

Me Before You - Jojo Moyes

The Other Side of the Bridge - Mary Lawson (Canadian author each October)

Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez - (classic each September)


Educated - Tara Westover

Becoming - Michelle Obama

Under the Visible Life - Kim Echlin

The Crook Factory - Dan Simmons 

Forgiveness - Mark Sakamoto

The Alice Network - Kate Quinn

Winter Garden - Kristin Hannah

The Life We Bury - Allen Eskens

Rockbound - Frank Day (Canadian author each October)

A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway - (classic each September)


Finding Gobi - Dion Leonard 

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt- Beth Hoffman

A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot

The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah

The Orphan's Tale - Pam Jenoff

About Grace - Anthony Doerr

They Left Us Everything - Plum Johnson (Canadian author each October)

How Green Was My Valley - Richard Llewellyn (classic each September)


The Cellist of Sarajevo - Steven Galloway

A Walk Across the Sun - Corban Addison

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce

The Walk - Paul Evans

Caleb's Crossing - Geraldine Brooks

My Family and Other Animals - Gerald Durrell

The Kitchen House - Kathleen Grissom

Sweetland - Michael Crummey (Canadian author each October)

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte (classic each September)


The Girl With a Pearl Earring - Tracy Chevalier

A Measure of Light - Beth Powning

The Glass Castle - Jeanette Walls

The Way the Crow Flies - Ann-Marie MacDonald

Elephant Company - Vicki Croke

What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim - A Midlife Misadventure on 

Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela - Jane Christmas

All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr

The Headmaster's Wager - Vincent Lam

The Under the Couch Book - Charlene Coburn (guest author)

A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens (classic each September)


The Invention of Wings - Sue Monk Kidd

any book by Canadian author, Farley Mowat

A Boy Named Matt-Reflections of a Hometown Hero, Matt Stairs - Carlena Munn (guest author)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith (classic)

any book by Canadian author, Louise Penny

The Stone Angel - Margaret Laurence

Pope Joan - Donna Woolfolk Cross

Cry No More - Linda Howard

Longbourn - Jo Baker

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (classic each September)


The Book Thief - Marcus Zusack

Unbroken - A WWII Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption - Laura Hillenbrand

The Lost Quilter (and others by) - Jennifer Chiaverini

A House in the Sky - Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

The Light Between Oceans - M. L. Stedman

Wild - Cheryl Strayed

The Paris Wife - Paula McLain

The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald (classic each September)


Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford

Prodigal Summer - Barbara Kingsolver

The Year Mrs. Montague Cried - Susan White (guest author)

Ten Thousand Truths - Susan White

Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County - Tiffany Baker

The Postmistress - Sarah Blake

Emma - Jane Austen (classic each September)


The Town That Drowned - Riel Nason (guest author)

The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay

The Book of Negroes - Lawrence Hill

Amphibian - Carla Gunn

The Bishop's Man - Lyndon MacIntyre

The Help - Katherine Stockett

Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte (classic each September)


March - Geraldine Brooks

Kiss the Joy As It Flies - Sheree Fitch (guest author)

Sarah's Key - Tatiana de Rosnay

Bride of New France - Suzanne Desrochers

My Stroke of Insight - Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Daughter of Fortune - Isabel Allende

To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee (classic)

The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck (classic)

The Sea Captain's Wife - Beth Powning

The Hatbox Letters - Beth Powning

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer/Annie Barrows

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor - Sally Armstrong

The Power of One - Bryce Courtney

The Birth House - Ami McKay

Still Alice - Lisa Genova

House Rules - Jodi Picoult

Something Lovely - Alan Weatherley (guest author)



readers' choice of biography

readers' choice of poetry

readers' choice of self-help book

readers' choice of Christmas writing

readers' choice of a specific author