Evening Book Group

This is a traditional evening Book Discussion Group in which everyone reads the same book. Using Zoom, the meetings take place on the last Thursday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm.   Join us for lively discussions!

This Month's Book

Book cover Dear-Edward

  • Book: Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
  • Date and Time: Thursday, December 3 at 7 pm
  • Marnie Smith will lead the discussion 
  • Copies are available at curbside pickup.

Book Summary

12-year-old Edward along with his family and 180 other passengers board a plane in Newark headed for Los Angeles. The plane crashes and Edward is the sole survivor.  Edward’s story captures the attention of the nation and he is branded as someone anointed with a destiny that will justify his luck. Yet, Edward is struggling to find a place for himself without his family.  

Dear Edward is a coming-of-age story about a boy who finds the resilience to create a new life for himself after such heartbreaking tragedy. 

Register for Book Club

Register to join the discussion of Dear Edward. We will use Zoom for our Virtual Book Group.

Past Books

View a list of our past reads to browse.

Future Book Clubs

  • January 28 at 7 pm to be determined


If you would like to suggest a book to discuss, email Marnie Smith. If you would like to lead a discussion? View some guidelines that may be helpful, especially to new discussion leaders.