Past Book Club Selections

The Grand Centre Book Club started in October, 2002 with the book One for the Money by Janet Evanovich.

Past selections include:

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingslover

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Pemberly by Emma Tennant

Age of Innocence by Edith Warton

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston

The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke

Saboteurs by Andrew Nikiforuk

Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

A Song for Nettie Johnston by Gloria Salwai

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Wolff

The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories by Margaret Atwood & Robert Weaver; editors

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham

The Russlander by Sandra Birdsell

Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

A Leaf on the Bitter Wind by Ting-xing Ye

Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Jewel by Bret Lott

The River of the Brokenhearted by David Adams Richards

The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart

A Fine Daughter by Catherine Simmons Niven

Smoke Jumpers by Nicholas Evans

Last of the Breed by Louis L'Amour

Roses are Difficult Here by W.O Mitchell

Never Sleep Three to a Bed by Max Braithwaite

The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery

Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

Monsoon by Wilbur Smith

The Last Crossing by Guy Vanderhague

Financial Follies by Stephen Leacock

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubois III

My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner

As for Me and My House by Sinclair Ross

The Book of Eve by Constance Beresford-Howe

The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy

Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence

Number One Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Obasan by Joy Kogawa

The Ecstasy of Rita Joe by George Ryga

The Life of Pi by Yan Martel

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Digging to America by Anne Tyler

A Wedding in December by Anne Shrive

Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb

The Playground of the Gods by Cathy Cash Spellman

The Final Confession of Mable Stark by Robert Hough

The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant

The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier

The Birth House by Ami Mckay

The Kite Runner by Khaled Housini

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan

Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins

Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

River Thieves by Michael Crummey

An Audience of Chairs by Joan Clarke

A Tangled Web by L.M. Montgomery

The Good Body by Bill Gaston

Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler

Clare Callan by Richard B. Wright

My First Five Husbands...And the Ones Who Got Away by Rue McClanahan

The History of Love: A Novel by Nicole Krauss

Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier

Vivaldi's Virgins by Barbara Quick

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

Courting Trouble by Lisa Scottoline

Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey

Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson

Books Discussed in 2013

The Kill Artist Daniel Silva

Outlander Diana Gabaldon

Chocolat Joan Harris

The Eyre Affair Jasper Fford

Persepolis Marjane Satrapi

Big Stone Gap Adriana Trigiani

Under My Skin Judith Graves

Still Life by Louise Penny

Spartan Gold Clive Cussler

Storm Front Jim Butcher

Friday Night Knitting Club Kate Jacobs

The Skystone Jack Whyte

Books Discussed in 2014

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

 The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey