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Book Club in a Bag

Are you a member of a book club or are interested in starting one?  Check out our service, Book Club in a Bag!

Book Club in a Bag Titles

Book Club in a BagTo request a book club bag, click on a title.

1.   1944 : FDR and the Year That Changed History by Jay Winik

2.   Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers

3.   All Our Worldly Goods  by Irene Nemirovsky

4.   Astonish Me  by Maggie Shipstead

5.   The Astronauts Wives Club : A True Story by Lily Koppel

6.   The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

7.   The Beach House by Jane Green

8.   Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

9.   Being Mortal : Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

10.  Birdmen : The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and The Battle to Control the Skies by Lawrence Goldstone

11.  Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

12.  Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

13   Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

14.  The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand

15.  China Dolls by Lisa See

16.  The Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz

17.  Dead Wake by Erik Larson

18.  Defending Jacob by William Landay

19.  Dogtripping : 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RV's on Our Canine Cross-country Adventure by David Rosenfelt

20.  Endurance : Schakleton''s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

21.  The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys

22.  Falling Together by Marisa de los Santos

23.  Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer

24.  Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield

25.  GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi

26.  The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins

27.  The Girls :A Novel by Emma Cline

28.  Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

29.  The Gods of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Cody Epstein

30.  The Good House by Ann Leary

31.  Gutenberg's Apprentice by Alix Christie

32.  Hand to Mouth : Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado

33.  Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

34.  Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

35.  Her :A Novel by Harriet Lane

36.  House Rules by Jodi Picoult

37.  I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

38.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

39.  In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

40.  In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

41.  The Innocents by Francesca Segal

42.  The Invention of Exile by Vanessa Manko

43.  The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

44.  Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

45.  The Longest Trip Home by John Grogan

46.  The Martian by Andy Weir

47.  Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

48.  The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

49.  Most Wanted by Lisa Scottoline

50.  My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

51.  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

52. The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

53. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

54  Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky

55  Once We Were Brothers by Ronald H. Balson

56. One Thousand White Women: The Journals of Mary Dodd by Jim Fergus

57. Orange is the New Black by Piper Kernan

58.  The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

59. The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt

60.  The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Anderson Brower

61.  Ruby by Cynthia Bond

62.  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

63.  The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand

64.  Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

65.  Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian

66.  The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

67.  The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

68.  Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

69  The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

70.  South of Broad by Pat Conroy

71.  Spill, Simmer, Falter, Wither by Sara Baume

72.  A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

73.  The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon

74.  The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith

75.  That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

76.  Then Comes Marriage : United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA by Roberta Kaplan

77.  Think Twice by by Lisa Scottoline

78.  Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

79.  A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

80.  We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

81.  The Witches : Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff

82.  While I'm Falling by Laura Moriarty

83   Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed


The following Young Adult titles are new to this service!

1.   The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer

2.   Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

3.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

4.  The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Remeck Hunt

5.  The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

6.  This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer

7.  Uglies by Scott Westerfield


Frequently Asked Questions

How does Book Club in a Bag work?

Cardholders of the Camden County Library System can check out a book club bag containing multiple copies of a title and its discussion questions for use by your book club members.  You may place a hold on a bag through the catalog.  Books are stored at the Vogelson Branch and are delivered to other branches to fill requests. 

How long can I keep the book club bag?

Each book club bag can be checked out for  8 weeks with no renewals. 

What if I don’t return the book club bag on time?

An overdue fine of $1.00 per day will be charged with a maximum fine of $15.00.

Where do I return the book club bag?

You can return the book club bag to any branch, but you must bring it to the Circulation Desk for check-in.  Please do not use the outside Drop Box.

If you have additional questions, contact your local branch or send an email to Ask a Librarian.

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