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Home > For Book Lovers... > Book Group Resources

 

Book Group Resources at the Library

Make your book club meetings more interesting! The fact is that meetings are more interesting when you do research about the title that the group selected. The Boca Raton Public Library makes research easy by providing you with materials to supplement your reading—and provides copies of many book group favorites!

Use the Library's resources for author interviews, newspaper and magazine reviews, discussion questions and pertinent websites. Simply select a title from the list below and use the links to get more information. Or go to the list of Research Databases and use Literary Reference Center, NoveList, and other databases to get more information about the title you selected.

Need help? Our Reference Staff can help you use the databases. Simply call us (561-393-7906) or stop by the Reference Desk.

Need copies? Our Circulation Staff will help you—all copies of the titles below may be checked out for your use (standard check-out rules apply). Simply call us, or add the item to your holds list in your Library Account. We will fill your request promptly from from our shelves, or our stock in storage, and make it available for pick up at your preferered location.

Fiction

After this / Alice McDermott

*all editions/formats*

The Alchemist / Paulo Coelho

*all editions/formats*

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay / Michael Chabon

*all editions/formats*

The Art Forger / Barbara A. Shapiro

*all editions/formats*

The Birth of Venus / Sarah Dunant

*all editions/formats*

The Book Thief / Markus Zusak

*all editions/formats*

Burial Rites / Hannah Kent

*all editions/formats*

Darjeeling / Bharti Kirchner

*all editions/formats*

The Dry Grass of August / Anna Jean Mayhew

*all editions/formats*

The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope / Rhonda Riley

*all editions/formats*

Everyman / Philip Roth

*all editions/formats*

Girl in Hyacinth Blue / Susan Vreeland

*all editions/formats*

Gone Girl / Gillian Flynn

*all editions/formats*

The Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald

*all editions/formats*

House of Sand and Fog / Andre Dubus

*all editions/formats*

The House of the Spirits / Isabel Allende

*all editions/formats*

In the Shadow of the Banyan / Vaddey Ratner

*all editions/formats*

The Infatuations / Javier Marías

*all editions/formats*

The Inheritance of Loss / Kiran Desai

*all editions/formats*

The Kite Runner / Khaled Hosseini

*all editions/formats*

The Language of Flowers / Vanessa Diffenbaugh

*all editions/formats*

The Leftovers / Tom Perrotta

*all editions/formats*

The Light Between Oceans / M.L. Stedman

*all editions/formats*

The Luminaries / Eleanor Catton

*all editions/formats*

March / Geraldine Brooks

*all editions/formats*

The Master Butchers Singing Club / Louise Erdrich

*all editions/formats*

The Mermaid Chair / Sue Monk Kidd

*all editions/formats*

My Sister's Keeper / Jodi Picoult

*all editions/formats*

Olive Kitteridge / Elizabeth Strout

*all editions/formats*

On Beauty / by Zadie Smith

*all editions/formats*

One Thousand White Women : the Journals of May Dodd / Jim Fergus

*all editions/formats*

Orphan train / Christina Baker Kline

*all editions/formats*

The Other Boleyn Girl / Philippa Gregory

*all editions/formats*

Saturday / Ian McEwan

*all editions/formats*

Sister of My Heart / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

*all editions/formats*

Snow Falling on Cedars / David Guterson

*all editions/formats*

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan / Lisa See

*all editions/formats*

Their Eyes Were Watching God / Zora Neale Hurston

*all editions/formats*

Water for Elephants / Sara Gruen

*all editions/formats*

We Need New Names / Noviolet Bulawayo

*all editions/formats*

Nonfiction

Destiny of the Republic / Candice Millard

*all editions/formats*

The Devil in the White City : Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America / Erik Larson

*all editions/formats*

Eat, Pray, Love : One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia / Elizabeth Gilbert

*all editions/formats*

The End of Your Life Book Club / Will Schwalbe

*all editions/formats*

Packing for Mars / Mary Roach

*all editions/formats*

Reading Lolita in Tehran : a Memoir in Books / Azar Nafisi

*all editions/formats*

The River of Doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey / Candice Millard

*all editions/formats*

Three Cups of Tea : One Man's Mission to Promote Peace -- One School at a Time / Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

*all editions/formats*