Friday Morning Bookclub

June 24, 2010

Our Top 10 Discussion Books!

Filed under: Literary Tidbits — susanbright @ 9:56 pm

We are still working on a list of our top 10 discussion books for the ReadingGroupGuides 10th anniversary contest! We could be the recipient of one of the (50) $200 prizes they are giving away. Just think of all of the worthy causes the money could be donated to!  Here is what we have so far. Do you have a book you would like to add to the list? As always we welcome all answers and comments! What is your favorite discussion book? 

1.Sarah’s Key

2.The Help

3.The 19th Wife

4.Water For Elephants


6.The Glass Castle

7.Beneath The Marble Sky

8.The Kite Runner

 Janine, thank you for completing our top 1o list with the following two books:

9. One Thousand White Women

10. Not By The Sword

Thank you Jean for adding the following two books to the list!

11. Homer and Langley

12.The Dress Lodger

Now we have 12 books! Are there any books you want to add before we put it to a vote?



  1. “One Thousand White Women” was one of my favorites.

    Comment by janinefrier — June 25, 2010 @ 8:42 am | Reply

  2. Oh.. and also “Not By the Sword”. That was an incredible story and I remember us having a great discussion about it.

    Comment by janinefrier — June 25, 2010 @ 8:45 am | Reply

  3. Funny, I totaly forgot about this book. You are right Not By The Sword was a great discussion book.

    Comment by susanbright — June 25, 2010 @ 10:13 am | Reply

  4. I thought Homer and Langley sparked a really interesting discussion. Also, The Dress Lodger was a fascinating window into an unusual world. In looking at the books on our Book List, I realized that the vast majority of them were pretty terrific!

    Comment by Jean — June 25, 2010 @ 10:18 am | Reply

    • Also great discussion books!I will add them to the list. Maybe we should put the list to a vote!

      Comment by susanbright — June 25, 2010 @ 10:26 am | Reply

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