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
 December 5, 2018
Vacuum Like No One is Watching ... and other lessons from my mother
** Discussion will be led by the author, Kim Perone who lives locally **
Bring donated items for Family Promise of the Capital Region
Kim Perone
 January 2, 2019
 Video and New Years Reflection - no book this month
 
 February 6, 2019
The Rooster Bar
  John Grisham
 March 6, 2019
 Vox
  Christina Dalcher
 April 3, 2019
 TBD
 
 

Suggested Reads:

Books we have read:

  • The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
  • Everything Happens for a Reaon by Kate Bowler
  • Barking at the Choir by Gregory Boyle
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Bridge of San Luis Ray by Thornton Wilder
  • Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer
  • The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell
  • Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan
  • Are You There God, It's Me Margaret by Judy Blume
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
  • The Way of Letting Go by Wilma Derksen
  • Survivor Cafe by Elizabeth Rosner
  • John Paul the Great by Pegggy Noonan
  • 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

2018 Reads

1-3  Deb Hadley "My Amazing Life"  (video clip)

2-7  Cancelled due to weather

3-7  It snowed again!

4-4  The Light Between Oceans and Preaching in Hitler's Shadow

5-2  The Family Gene by Joselin Linder

6-6 Something Other than God by Jennifer Fulwiler

7-11  TED Talk "What I Learned from 100 days of rejection" by Jia Jiang

8-1 In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White

9-5 Saving Charlotte by Pia de Jong

10-3 Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

11-7 In This Moment by Karen Kingsbury


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

5-3 My Sisters the Saints by Colleen Carroll Campbell

6-7 The Lives They Left Behind:  Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic by Darby Penney and Peter Stastny

7-5 The Dumbest Idea Ever! by Jimmy Gownley 

8-2 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

9-6 Good Sam by Date Meserve

10-4  On Fire by John O'Leary

11-1 Silence by Shusaku Endo

12-6 My Badass Book of Saints by  Marie Morera Johnson and Pat Gohn


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