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

Our next book club choice is  Any Bitter Thing by Maine author Monica Wood.  We will meet Tuesday, April 9th at  6:00 pm..

Here is a list of past book club choices:

111.  The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
110.  Lesson in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
109.  Chances Are by Richard Russo
108.  The Sweeney Sisters by Lian Dolan
107.  The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
106.  The Toll Road North by Peggy DeBlois 

105.  Horse by Geraldine Brooks 
104.   Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict
103.  Finding Freedom, A Cook’s Story Remaking A Life From Scratch by Erin French
102.  The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley
101.  Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
100.  Room by Emma Donoghue
99.  Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand 
98.   Mill Town:  Reckoning With What Remains by Kerri Arsenault
97.  The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis
96.  The Diary of Anne Frank
95.  A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
94.  Seed of Sarah:  Memoirs of a survivor by Judith Magyar Isaacson.
93.  Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
92.   The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin
91.  The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
90.  Fever  by Mary Beth Keene
89.   I Will Always Write Back by Martin Ganda & Caitlin Alifirenka
88.  Chronicles of a Radical Hag by Lorna Landvik
87.  The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans
86.  The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
85.  Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
84.  Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
83.  The Paris Wife by Paula McLaine
82.  You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

81.  Hotel on the corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
80.   Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
79.  The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman
78.  The Muse by Jessie Burton
77.  The Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks
76.  A Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman
75.  At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracey Chevelier
74.  Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
73.  A One in a Million Boy by Monica Woods
72.  Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
71.   A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns
70.  The Stranger in the Woods by Michael l Finkel
· Northern Borders by Howard Frank Mosher
· The Nest by Cynthia d April Sweeney
· Madam President by Nicolle Wallace
· In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
· Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman
· The Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
· Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
· The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
· Here if You Need Me by Kate Braestrup
· Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
· The Red Tent by Anita Diamont
· Secret Lives of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
· Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
· The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson
· Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
· Trespasser by Paul Doioron

· Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich
· Still Alice by Lisa Genova (2014)
· A Star for Mrs. Blake by April Smith (2014)
· Emmeline by Judith Rossner (2014)
· Orphan Train by Christina Baker (2013)
· Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene (2013)
· The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. (2013)
· A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (June 2013)
· Home Front by Kristin Hannah (April 2013)
· When we were the Kennedy’s by Monica Wood
· Secret Ingredient by Susan Bishop Crispell
· Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
· Sarah’s Quilt by Nancy Turner
· These is My Words by Nancy Turner
· Eternal on the Water by Joseph Monninger
· A Soldiers Son by Jack Estes
· 11/22/63 by Stephen King
· Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill
· 1984 by George Orwell
· Fair Clear and Terrible by Shirley Nelson
· Priestess and the Pope by Paul Dionne
· An Ex to Grind by Jane Heller
· The Help by Kathryn Stockett
· Remarkable Americans: The Washburn Family by Kerck Kelsey
· Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout
· Icebound by Jerri Nielson
· Love, Eat, Pray by Elizabeth Strout
· Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

The Shack by William P Young
· A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-1832 by Jean W. Blos
· Memory Keepers Daughter by Kim Edwards
· Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
· Corpsman Legacy by Stephanie Caisse
· I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron
· My Sisters Keeper by Jodi Picoult
· A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies by Ellen Cooney
· Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landrick
· The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie
· Without a Farmhouse Near by Deborah Rawson
· Happy Times in Mill City by Ann Sullivan
· Amoskaeg: Life and Work In a New England Factory City by Tamara Hareven
· A New England Girlhood by Lucy Larcom
· A New England Town: The First Hundred Years by Kenneth Lockridge
· Blackberry Winter by Margaret Mead
· My Life by Isadora Duncan
· Dust Tracks on a Road by Zora Neale Hurston
· Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinor Pruitt Stewart
· One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty
· Defining Wilderness: Defining Maine, Collected Readings
· We Took to the Woods by Louise Dickinson Rich
· Campfires Rekindled by George S. Kephart
· Fly Rod Crosby: the Woman Who Marketed Maine by A. Hunter
· The Wilderness from Chamberlain Farm: A Story of Hope for the American Wild by Dean