Church of the Immaculate Conception

  The Roman Catholic Community of Glenville, New York

 

Our women's book club began meeting in April 2015 and continues to welcome new members each month!  We are happy to have grown to nearly 20 active members and encourage everyone to give our book club a try!  Questions about book club can be addressed to Simone McGuinness via email or 399-9506.

Upcoming Reads and Meeting Dates
(Book club meetings begin at 7pm in the Parish Center Library, unless noted otherwise
)

Date
 Book Title
 Author
 May 3, 2017
 My Sisters the Saints
 Colleen Carroll Campbell
 June 7, 2017
 The Lives They Left Behind: 
 Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic
 Darby Penney and Peter Stastny
 July 5, 2017
 The Dumbest Idea Ever!
 Jimmy Gownley & a social gathering
 August 2, 2017
 A Man Called Ove
 Fredrik Backman
 September (date tbd)
 Good Sam
 Date Meserve
 October (date tbd)
 On Fire
 John O'Leary
 November (date tbd)
 Silence
 Shusaku Endo
 December (date tbd)
 My Badass Book of Saints: 
Courageous Women Who Showed Me How to Live
 Marie Morera Johnson and Pat Gohn
 

Suggested Reads:

Books we have read:

  • Something Other Than God by Jennifer Fulwiler

  • Conclave by Robert Harris
  • The Wednesday Letters by Jason F Wright

  • The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison

  • Conversations with a Guardian Angel by Robert J Wicks

  • The First Gift by Ruth Logan Herne

  • Two from Galilee or Three from Galilee by Majorie Holmes

  • The Immortal St. Nicholas by Glenn Beck

  • The Someday Jar by Alison Morgan

  • The Christmas Jar by Jason F. Wright

  • The Faith Club by Ranya Idiby

  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

  • Life is So Good by George Dawson

  • A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis

  • The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

  • The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

2017 Reads

1-4 Nicole Johnson “Stretch Out Your Hand” and Julie Garmon blog, December 21, 2016

2-1 Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle

3-8 Eve by W. M. Paul

4-5 The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom


2016 Reads

1-6 Touched by an Angel The Good Earth

2-3 Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay by

Messina-Dysert, Zobair and Levin

3-3 Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

4-7 Thriftstore Saints - Finding Jesus 25 Cents at a Time by Jane Knuth

5-4 The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate

6-1 The Saints in Mercy Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization

7-6 Nicole Johnson “When I Was Little” and “Rocks”

8-3 Goodnight Mr Wodehouse by Faith Sullivan

9-7 The Devil in Pew Number Seven by Becky Alonzo and Bob DeMoss

10-5 Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

11-2 The Abbey: A Story of Discovery by James Martin S.J.

12-14 The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck


2015 Reads

4-29 Introductory Meeting

5-27 The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

7-1 The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkerson

8-11 Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

9-2 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

10-7 Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

11-4 The Second Sister by Marie Bostwick

12-2 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson