Book Club Page

Snowden Overlook has two Book Clubs. Residents attend one or both, with no commitment; come join us when you can! Upcoming books and past selections listed below.

Daytime Book Club meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 10am in the Clubhouse. 

Barbara Maloney

Evening Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm at the Clubhouse

Christie Kuhn 

B O O K  S E L E C T I O N S

 2022 Evening Book Club
(click on book title for more information)

January 2022 :  West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge
February 2022:  The Leavers by Lisa Ko
March 2022:  The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe by Romain Puertolas
April 2022:  West with the Night by Beryl Markham
May 2022:  The Girl with 7 Names by Hyeonseo Lee
June 2022:  The Midnight Library by Matt Haig


2022 Day Time Book Club
January  The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
February  Hamnet by Maggie O’Ferrell
March  Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
April 2022   The Vixen by Francine Prose

May 26      Author Event:  title to be announced*
June 23   The Lost Apothecary: A Novel by Sarah Penner
July 28    Book & Movie:  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri** 
August 25  Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin
September 22   Have You Seen Luis Velez? by by Catherine Ryan Hyde
October 27  The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

P A S T   B O O K  S E L E C T I O N S
2020 Day Time Book Club
January – Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
February – Waiting by Ha Jin
March – Not our Kind: A Novel by Kitty Zeldis
April – The Giver of Stars: A Novel by JoJo Moyes
May – The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
June – Next Year In Havana by Chanel Leeton
July – American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
August – The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
September – Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel by Diane Chamberlain
October – Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
November –  Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
December –  **Dec 17** The Library Book by Susan Orlean

2021 Day Time Book Club

January – Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
FebruaryA Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel by Isabel Allende
March  Anxious People by Richard Backman
April  Ladies of Liberty The Women Who Shaped Our Nation by Cokie Roberts
May  This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
June  The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
July  Writers and Lovers by Lily King
August  The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
September  The River of Doubt by Candice Millard
October  The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
November 18  The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
December 16 Serious Men by Manu Joseph

2020 Evening Book Club
January – The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty
February – No Evening Book Club in February
March – Ghosted by Rosie Walsh
April – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
May – Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio
June – A Beginners Guide to Free Fall by Andy Abramowitz
July – The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner
August – The Overdue Life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms
September –The Last Romantics: A Novel by Tara Conklin
October – Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
November –  Strangers and Cousins by Leah Hagen Cohen
December-  **Dec 2nd** The Island of the Sea Women by Lisa Sea

2021 Evening Book Club
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Feb-The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen by Hendrik Groen
Mar- This is How it Always Is  by Laurie Frankel
April – The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
May- The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
June- The Searcher by Tana French
The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clementine Wamariya & Elizabeth Weil
AugustA Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Sept–  Moonglow by Michael Chabon
October:  The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
November:  East Wind, West Wind. By Pearl Buck
December:  A Widow for One Year by John Irving