Country Bookshelf Book Club

Our Country Bookshelf book club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7pm upstairs at the store. The book club is open to the public and we are always happy to see new faces! Please join us for some fun and interesting discussion about great books! 

Remaining 2016-2017 Meeting Dates
June 27 - The Big Sky by A. B. Guthrie Jr.

The 2017-2018 selections have been made!

July 25 - The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
August 22 - LaRose by Louise Erdrich
September 26 - The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
October 24 - Speak by Louisa Hall
November 28 - Mischling by Affinity Konar
January 23 - Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell
February 27 - Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
March 27 - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
April 24 - Daughters of the Samurai by Janice P. Nimura
May 22 - Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
June 26 - The Underworld by Kevin Canty

The Big Sky Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780618154630
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - January 9th, 2002

A classic portrait of America's vast frontier that inspired the Western genre in fiction.


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451697728
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - April 5th, 2016

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

New York Times Bestseller

"Sy Montgomery's The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk did for raptors." --New Statesman, UK

Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors' Spring Pick


Larose Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062277039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - April 11th, 2017

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction

Finalist for the 2017 PEN Faulkner Award


The Left Hand of Darkness Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780441478125
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ace Books - March 15th, 1987

Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking work of science fiction--winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.


Speak Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062391209
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco Press - May 3rd, 2016

A thoughtful, poignant novel that explores the creation of Artificial Intelligence--illuminating the very human need for communication, connection, and understanding.


Mischling Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316308090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lee Boudreaux / Back Bay Books - May 30th, 2017

A New York Times Notable Book
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
An Indie Next Pick
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Flavorwire Best Book of the Year
An Elle Best Book of the Year


Lafayette in the Somewhat United States Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399573101
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - October 4th, 2016


From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington's trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette.


Difficult Women Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802127372
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2017

A national bestseller from the "prolific and exceptionally insightful" (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay, Difficult Women is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America.


Their Eyes Were Watching God Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060838676
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - January 1st, 2006

"A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don't know how to live properly." --Zadie Smith


Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393352788
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2016

In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help nurture a new generation of enlightened men to lead Japan.


Exit West Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735212176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2017 KIRKUS PRIZE

"A breathtaking novel... that] arrives at an urgent time." -NPR.org


The Underworld Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393293050
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 7th, 2017

In The Underworld, Kevin Canty tells a story that begins with a disastrous fire inspired by a true incident in an isolated silver mining town in Idaho in the 1970s. Everyone in town had a friend, a lover, a brother, a husband killed in the mine.