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Better Than Therapy Book Club

Wanting to meet other book lovers in the community and find new books that you may love? Then come join the “Better Than Therapy Book Club!”

The group meets on the first Wednesday of every month to discuss the book of the month.

2024 Books:

  • “War of the Worlds” by H.G.Wells
  • “Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah
  • “The Librarianist” by Patrick deWitt
  • “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls
  • “The Dutch Orphan” by Ellen Keith

2023 Books:

  • “Red Notice” by Bill Browder
  • “This is How It Always Is” by Laurie Frankel
  • “Satanic Versus” by Salman Rushdie
  • “The Apollo Murders” by Chris Hadfield
  • “True Biz” by Sara Novic
  • “Five Little Indians” by Michelle Good
  • “Soulmate Equation” by Christina Lauren
  • “Larry’s Party” by Carol Shields
  • “Killer of the Flower Moon” by David Grann
  • “The Maid” by Nita Prose
  • “The Last Flight” by Julie Clark
2022 Books:
  • “Operation Angus” by Terry Fallis
  • The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead
  •  “Little Fires Everywhere” Celeste Ng
  • “Six of Crows” by Leigh Bardugo
  • “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins
  • “The Rosie Results” by Graeme Simsions
  • “Kabloona in the yellow kayak” by Victoria Jason
  •  “The Guest List” by Lucy Foley
  • “Scarborough” by Catherine Hernandez
  • “Rose Code” by Kate Quinn
  • “Mrs. Dalloway” by Virginia Woolf
  • “3 Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas

2021 Books:

  •  “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Vern
  • “Operation Angus” by Terry Fallis
  • “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead
  • “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Any
  •  “Six of Crows” Leigh Bardugo
  • “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins
  • “Kabloona in the yellow kayak” by Victoria Jason
  • “Rosie Results” by Graeme Simsions
  • “The Guest List” by Lucy Foley

2020 Books:

  •  “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by J K Rowling
  •  “A Town like Alice” by Nevil Shute
  • “African Queen” by C S Forester
  • “Persuasion” by Jane Austen
  • “Cuckoos Calling” by Robert Galbraith
  • “The Reason You Walk” by Wab Kinew
  • “The Children Act” by Ian McEwan
  • “Ridgerunner” by Gil Adamson
  • “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
  • “Unsheltered” by Barbara Kingsolver”
  • “Still Life” by Louise Penny
  • “Truth be Told” by Benerley McLachlin

2019 Books:

  • “I am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai
  • “Little Woman” by Louisa May Alcott
  • “The Bird House” by Ami McKay
  • “Educated” by Tara Westover
  • “BearTown” by Fredrik Backman
  • “Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
  • “Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd
  • “Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson

2018 Books:

  • “Educated” by Tara Westover
  • “Indian Horse” by Richard Wagamese
  • “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn
  • “Year of Saying Yes” by Shonda Rimes
  • “Poles Apart” by Terris Fallis
  • “Dracula” by Bram Stroker
  • “The Piles of Stuff at the Bottom of the Stairs” by Christina Hopkins
  • “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah
  • “Keep Sweet” by Debbie Palmer
  • “Elle” by Douglas Glover
  • “The Other Einstein” by Marie Benedict
  • “Those Girls” by Chevy Stevens

Starting Your Own Book Club?

Visit the links below for information on how to get your own book club going:

  • GoodReadsIncludes reader reviews, trivia, reading lists, etc.  You can choose to sign up and share book lists.
  • BookClubs.caFocuses on Canadian titles and includes reading guides, information about author events, and books in the news.
  • BookTalk.orgAn online book club that anyone can join.
  • Oprah’s Book ClubIncludes recommended book lists, author interviews and more.
  • BookBrowse.comIncludes reviews, previews, stories behind the books, author interviews, reading guides, and more.
  • Mostly, we eat!A long-running book club that includes recommended reads and advice on starting a book club.