Independent Bookstore in Bend hosts Fiction Book Club

Fiction book club meets the first Wednesday
of every month at 6pm

This book club reads a variety of new and recently released literary fiction. Look for titles trending in the news and those being whispered about in literary circles. We read an assortment of authors in both hardcover and paperback, and we'll fit in recent award winners and authors that are speaking in Bend. Fiction Book Club is led by our store owner, Cassie Clemans.

On January 3rd we will discuss The Door-to-Door Bookstore by Carsten Henn
On February 7th we will discuss Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane

On January 4th we will discuss Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
On February 1st we will discuss The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd
On March 1st we will discuss Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
On April 5th we will discuss Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese.
On May 3rd we will discuss The Guide by Peter Heller. 
On June 7th we will discuss I Have Some Questions For You by Rebecca Makkai.
On July 12th we will discuss Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano.(We are meeting the 2nd Wednesday this month.)
On August 2nd we will discuss Trust by Hernan Diaz. 
On September 6th we will discuss The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell.
On October 4th we will discuss Tom Lake by Ann Patchett.
On November 1st we will discuss Shark Heart by Emily Habeck.
On December 6th we will discuss The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride.

On January 5th we will discuss The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles.
On February 2nd we will discuss Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead.
On March 2nd we will discuss The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson.
On April 6th we will discuss Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr.
On May 4th we will discuss How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue.
On June 1st we will discuss No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood.
On July 6th we will discuss Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt.
On August 3rd we will discuss Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.
On September 7th we will discuss Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
On October 5th we will discuss The Candy House by Jennifer Egan.
On November 2nd we will discuss The Liar's Dictionary by Eley Williams.
On December 7th we will discuss The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers.
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On January 6th we will discuss City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert.
On February 3rd we will discuss Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson.
On March 3rd we will discuss A Traveler at the Gates of Wisdom by John Boyne.
On April 7th we will discuss The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri.
On May 5th we will discuss The Other Americans by Laila Lalami. 
On June 2nd we will discuss Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro.
On July 7th we will discuss Sing, Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward.
On August 4th we will discuss The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris.
On September 1st we will discuss Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart.
On October 6th, we will discuss The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich. (*This meeting will start at 5:30pm.)
On November 3rd we will discuss Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead.
On December 1st we will discuss Second Place by Rachel Cusk.

On January 1st we will discuss Circe by Madeline Miller.
On February 5th we will discuss The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern.
*March 4th we will not be meeting due to the Deschutes Public Library Michael Pollan Event*
On April 1st we will discuss When All Is Said by Anne Griffin. (Zoom)
On May 6th we will discuss American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings (Zoom)
On June 3rd we will discuss The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. (Zoom)
On July 1st we will discuss The Guest Book by Sarah Blake. (Zoom)
On August 5th we will discuss Hearts of Oak by Eddie Robson. (Zoom)
On September 2nd we will discuss Apeirogon by Colum McCann. (Zoom)
On October 7th we will discuss A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende.(Zoom)
On November 4th we will discuss Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.
On December 2nd we will discuss Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones.

On January 2nd we will discuss Transatlantic by Colum McCann.
On February 6th we will disucss Washington Black by Esi Edugyan.
On March 6th we will discuss The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa.
On April 3rd we will discuss A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne.
On May 1st we will discuss Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver.
On June 5th we will discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
On July 3rd we will discuss Tin Man by Sara Winman.
On August 7th The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo.
On September 5th we will discuss Trinity by Louisa Hall.
On October 2 we will discuss The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye.
On November 6th we will discuss The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
On December 4th we will discuss The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott.

On January 3rd we will discuss Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.
On February 7th we will discuss Edgar & Lucy by Victor Lodato.
On March 7th we will discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celese Ng.
On April 4th we will discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.
On May 2nd we will discuss No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal.
On June 6th we will discuss A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
On August 1st we will discuss The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne.
On September 5th we will discuss The Map of Salt & Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar.
On October 3rd we will discuss There There by Tommy Orange.
On November 7th we will discuss A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan.
On December 5th we will discuss Less by Andrew Sean Greer.