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Book Club Kits

If you belong to a book discussion group or would like to start one, you’re invited to check out our selection of book club kit titles. Each kit contains multiple copies of a title and a master book discussion guide. Funding for this collection was provided by the Friends of the Manitowoc Public Library.

For additional info, please contact the Service Desk at 920-686-3000 or email mplservice@manitowoc.org.

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In search of a book discussion kit, or multiple copies of a title that our library system does not own? Please fill out the linked form for staff to put a kit together for you.

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Available Book Club Kit Titles

84, Charing Cross Road
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

A

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel
And Then There Were None
Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral
Apples Never Fall: A Novel
The Art of Fielding
Atonement

B

Beach Glass & Other Broken Things
Because of Bethlehem
Because of Winn-Dixie
Before I Let Go
Before You Know Kindness: A Novel
Bel Canto
The Bone House
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek: A Novel
The Book Woman's Daughter: A Novel
The Bookshop
Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Brave New World
Breath, Eyes, Memory
Burn Baby Burn

C

"Co. Aytch": A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War
Christmas Cake Murder
The Christmas Town
The Coincidence of Coconut Cake
Crow Lake
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

D

Dairy Queen
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love
The Disappearance of Sloane Sullivan
Ditch Flowers

E

Educated: A Memoir
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners
Everything on a Waffle
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

F

The Falls: A Novel
Firekeeper's Daughter
Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Gentleman in Moscow
Gilead
A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana
Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
The Greatest Generation
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

H

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America
The Hating Game
Haunted Wisconsin
The Help
The Hidden Legacy: A Novel
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
The Hindi-Bindi Club
The Hobbit
Home for Christmas
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: A Novel
House Broken
The Hundred-Foot Journey: A Novel
The Hunger Games
The Husband's Secret

I

I Am Malala: The girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
In a Dark, Dark Wood
Inn at Lake Devine
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
The Invisible Husband of Frick Island
The Irish Cowboy

J

Jingle all the Way: A Novel

K

The Kind Worth Killing
The Kitchen House
The Kite Runner

L

Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
The Last Chance Library
The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir
Law of Similars
Lies
The Light Between Oceans: A Novel
Lights Out in Lincolnwood: A Novel
Lilac Girls: A Novel
A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories
Looking for Me
Loving Frank: A Novel

M

A Man Called Ove: A Novel
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
Memoir of the Sunday Brunch
Memoirs of a Geisha
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore: A Novel
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
The Midnight Library
Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind: A Novel
The Mourning Hours
My Antonia
My Name Is Mary Sutter

N

News of the World: A Novel
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Nothing to See Here
Nutshell: A Novel

O

Olive Kitteridge
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love
Ordinary Grace: A Novel
Other People's Houses
Our Souls at Night

P

Parkland: Birth of a Movement
The Patron Saint of Liars
Patty Jane's House of Curl: A Novel
Plainsong
The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Pride and Prejudice
The Princess Bride
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
The Promise: How One Woman Made Good on Her Extraordinary Pact to Send a Classroom of 1st Graders to College

R

Razorblade Tears
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend
Rebecca
Red at the Bone
Red Hook Road: A Novel
Refugee
Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts
The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America
Road from Coorain
Room: A Novel
The Rosie Project

S

Sarah's Key
The Savage Garden
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt: A Novel
The Second Sister
The Seventeen Second Miracle
Skipping Christmas: A Novel
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A Novel
Sold on a Monday: A Novel
Someone Knows
Still Alice: A Novel
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
Stress Fracture: A Memoir of Psychosis
The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat: A Novel

T

The Tortilla Curtain
A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel
There There
The Things They Carried: A Work of Fiction
Those Who Save Us
A Thousand Splendid Suns
The Time Traveler's Wife: A Novel
To Kill a Mockingbird
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Two Rivers: A Novel

U

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel
Under the Tuscan Sun
Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

V

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

W

The Wedding Dress
The Whistling Season
The World's Largest Man: A Memoir
Walking Across Egypt
Water for Elephants
We are Unprepared: A Novel
We Begin at the End
Where the Crawdads Sing
Where the Forest Meets the Stars
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel
Whistling in the Dark
White Oleander
Wingshooters: A Novel
Winter Garden
Wonder

Bags of book club kits on shelf

Kits designed to keep the conversation going, complete with multiple copies of the selected title and a master discussion guide. Please note: you must see library staff to place holds on kits.

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Youth Book Discussion kit in green tote bag on shelf

Thematic book kits designed for educators and group leaders to share and discuss with youth. Please note: you must see library staff to place holds on youth kits.

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