Books and Beer Club

Tuesdays: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 7, 2021, and January 11, February 8, March 8 and April 12, 2022 . 
6:00 p.m.

We generally meet on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles.  The club meets at 6:00 p.m.  We are currently meeting at the Library Community Room.  Contact Patty at for more information about the program, location and to participate.  See below for our current titles or scroll all the way to the bottom for our list of past reads.

Our books for the upcoming discussions will be:

Click on the photos below for links to Goodreads' summaries and reviews. 

September 14: Southern Discomfort by Tena Clark
Southern Discomfort book cover with picture of the back of a woman in a long blue dress
October 12: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
The Midnight Library book cover with 24 ovals with small images in each including cars, planes, people, books
November 9: The Suspect by Kent Alexander
The Suspect book cover
December 7: The Dig by John Preston
The Dig book cover
January 11: A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella Bird
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Book Cover
February 8: You Never Forget Your First by Alexis Coe
You Never Forget Your First book cover
March 8: All the Forgivenesses by Elizabeth Hardinger
All the Forgivenessess book cover
April 12: Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand
Golden Girl book cover

Looking for reading ideas for yourself or your book club? Here is a list of the books we have discussed at past meetings of the club. The Clive Library has multiple copies of many of these titles which are available to check out. Enjoy!

Radium Girls – Kate Moore
Glitter and Glue – Kelly Corrigan
Bone People – Keri Hulme
Stranger in the Woods – Michael Finkel
This Could Hurt – Jillian Medoff
Shoe Dog – Phillip Knight
Great Alone – Kristin Hannah
The Long Haul – Finn Murphy
Less – Andrew Greer
The Other Wes Moore – Wes Moore
Harry’s Trees – Jon Cohen
Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
Member of the Family – Dianne Lake
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith
Library Book – Susan Orlean
Washington Black – Esi Edugyan
American Prison – Shane Bauer
Virgil Wander – Leif Enger
Save Me The Plums – Ruth Reichel
The Great Believers – Rebecca Makai
The Alchemist – Paul Coelho
Born a Crime – Trevor Noah
Have You Seen Luis Velez – Catherine Ryan Hyde
Falling Leaves – Adeline Yen Mah
Dutch House – Ann Patchett
Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered – Karen Kilgariff & Georia Hardstark
Before We Were Yours – Lisa Wingate
Mythos - Stephen Fry
The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal
Bad Blood by John Careyrou
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
The Lincoln Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Fobbit by David Abrams
The Lost Man by Jane Harper
Two Sisters' Secret by Diane Holmes
Bitter Brew by William Knoedelseder
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson