Ages and Pages Reading Group

The reading group was organized the summer of 2005 and meets every six weeks at 6:30 p.m. at the Library.  Books are chosen by the group and a variety of types are selected. New members are always welcome. If you’re interested in joining the discussions, contact library staff for details of the next meeting at 897-7173 or

The next selection for the Ages & Pages Book Group is “A Gentleman in Moscow”by Amor Towles.

The date for the discussion is Tuesday October 5th at 6:30 pm.  Hope to see you there!




Here is a list of past book club choices:

  1. The Maine Woods by Henry David Thoreau.
  2. The Wilderness from Chamberlain Farm: A Story of Hope for the American Wild by Dean Bennett
  3. Fly Rod Crosby: the Woman Who Marketed Maine by A. Hunter
  4. Campfires Rekindled by George S. Kephart
  5. We Took to the Woods by Louise Dickinson Rich
  6. Defining Wilderness: Defining Maine, Collected Readings
  7. One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty
  8. Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinor Pruitt Stewart
  9. Dust Tracks on a Road by Zora Neale Hurston
  10. My Life by Isadora Duncan
  11. Blackberry Winter by Margaret Mead
  12. A New England Town: The First Hundred Years by Kenneth Lockridge
  13. A New England Girlhood by Lucy Larcom
  14. Amoskaeg: Life and Work In a New England Factory City by Tamara Hareven
  15. Happy Times in Mill City by Ann Sullivan
  16. Without a Farmhouse Near by Deborah Rawson
  17. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
  18. Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landrick
  19. A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies by Ellen Cooney
  20. My Sisters Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  21. I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron
  22. Corpsman Legacy by Stephanie Caisse
  23. Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
  24. Memory Keepers Daughter by Kim Edwards
  25. A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-1832 by Jean W. Blos
  26. The Shack by William P Young
  27. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  28. Love, Eat, Pray by Elizabeth Strout
  29. Icebound by Jerri Nielson
  30. Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout
  31. Remarkable Americans: The Washburn Family by Kerck Kelsey
  32. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  33. An Ex to Grind by Jane Heller
  34. Priestess and the Pope by Paul Dionne
  35. Fair Clear and Terrible by Shirley Nelson
  36. 1984 by George Orwell
  37. Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill
  38. 11/22/63 by Stephen King
  39. A Soldiers Son by Jack Estes
  40. Eternal on the Water by Joseph Monninger
  41. These is My Words by Nancy Turner
  42. Sarah’s Quilt by Nancy Turner
  43. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  44. Secret Ingredient by Susan Bishop Crispell
  45. When we were the Kennedy’s by Monica Wood
  46. Home Front by Kristin Hannah (April 2013)
  47. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (June 2013)
  48. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. (2013)
  49. Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene (2013)
  50. Orphan Train by Christina Baker (2013)
  51. Emmeline by Judith Rossner (2014)
  52. A Star for Mrs. Blake by April Smith (2014)
  53. Still Alice by Lisa Genova (2014)
  54. Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich
  55. Trespasser by Paul Doioron
  56. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
  57. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson
  58. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  59. Secret Lives of Bees by Sue monk Kidd
  60. The Red Tent by Anita Diamont
  61. Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  62. Here if You Need Me by Kate Braestrup
  63. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  64. Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
  65. The Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  66. Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman
  67. In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
  68. Madam President by Nicolle Wallace
  69. The Nest by Cynthia d April Sweeney
  70. Northern Borders by Howard Frank Mosher
  71. The Stranger in the Woods by Michael l Finkel
  72. A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns
  73. Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
  74. A One in a Million Boy by Monica Woods
  75. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  76. At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracey Chevelier
  77. A Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  78. The Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks
  79. The Muse by Jessie Burton
  80. The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman
  81. Where’d You Go, Bernadette
    by Maria Semple
  82. Hotel on the corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  83. You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott
  84. The Paris Wife by Paula McLaine
  85. Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
  86. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
  87. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  88. The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans
  89. Chronicles of a Radical Hag by Lorna Landvik
  90.  I Will Always Write by Martin Ganda & Caitlin Alifirenka
  91. Fever  by Mary Beth Keene
  92. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
  93.  The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin
  94. Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
  95. Seed of Sarah:  Memoirs of a survivor by Judith Magyar Isaacson.
  96. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles