Book Club

The Johnson City Senior Center Book Club started in March 2019. The group meets every six weeks. All are welcome. Participants provide their own book.

Here's the books we've read or are reading:


Discussion dates noted for books coming up; listed in reverse date order.

    One Thousand White Women: The Journals of Mary Dodd by Jim Fergus (discussion 11/1/2023)

    Coming Back Alive: The True Story of the Most Harrowing Search and Rescue Mission Ever Attempted on Alaska's High Seas by Spike Walker (discussion 9/20/2023)

      The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg AND Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg (discussion 8/9/2023)

    The Ride of Her Life by Elizabeth Letts (discussion 6/28/2023)

    All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

    The Ritual Bath by Faye Kellerman

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


    Necessary As Blood by Deborah Crombie

     Someone We Know by Shari Lapena

     The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

     The Power of the Dog by Thomas Savage

    Sea Stories – My Life in Special Operations by Admiral William H. McRaven

    The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

    Fortune and Glory by Janet Evanovich

    Every Day Is a Gift by Tammy Duckworth


    The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

    The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

    A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner

    Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

    Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

    Becoming by Michelle Obama

    The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Album

    The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

    Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline


    Lady Clementine: A Novel by Marie Benedict

    The Red Tent by Anita Diamont


    The Day the World Came to Town by Jim Defede

    Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

    The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

    Wives of War by Soroya M. Lane

    Small Great Things by Jodi Picout

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

    Island of Saints by Andy Andrews (latest edition titled: The Heart Mender – A Story of Second Chances)