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! 


The 2018-2019 selections

July 24, 2018  - Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
August 28, 2018 - A History of Bees by Maja Lunde
September 25, 2018 - Mrs. Caliban by Rachel Ingalls
October 23, 2018 - Wanderlust  by Rebecca Solnit
November 27, 2018 - Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

January 22, 2019 - The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison
February 27, 2019 - *LUNCH SPECIAL* Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford
March 26, 2019 - Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood
April 23, 2019 - The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry


The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101911532
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

A National Geographic Best Book of the Year 

National Bestseller

The History of Bees: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501161384
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - June 5th, 2018

“Imagine The Leftovers, but with honey” (Elle), and in the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this “spectacular and deeply moving” (Lisa See, New York Times bestselling author) novel follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbinding story of their relationship to the bees—an

Mrs. Caliban Cover Image
By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780811226691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - November 28th, 2017

Wanderlust: A History of Walking Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140286014
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - June 2001

A passionate, thought provoking exploration of walking as a political and cultural activity, from the author of Men Explain Things to Me

Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977887
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell

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The Widow Nash Cover Image
ISBN: 9781640090361
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - May 8th, 2018

Praise for The Widow Nash

Winner of the 2017 Reading the West Award
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

Love and Other Consolation Prizes: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804176774
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - June 19th, 2018

From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair.

Priestdaddy: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399573262
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 2018


The Washington Post * Elle * NPR * New York Magazine * Boston Globe * Nylon * Slate * The Cut * The New YorkerChicago Tribune


The Essex Serpent: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062666383
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Custom House - April 24th, 2018

A Kirkus Review Best Book of 2017 and a Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction. Winner of the British Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year and overall Book of the Year, selected as the Waterstones Book of the Year, and a Costa Book Award Finalist