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

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

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

11   Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

12.  The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand

13.  China Dolls by Lisa See

14.  The Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz

15.  Defending Jacob by William Landay

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

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

18.  The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys

19.  Falling Together by Marisa de los Santos

20.  Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer

21.  Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield

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

23.  The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins

24.  The Girls :A Novel by Emma Cline

25.  Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

26.  The Gods of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Cody Epstein

27.  The Good House by Ann Leary

28.  Gutenberg's Apprentice by Alix Christie

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

30.  Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

31.  Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

32.  Her :A Novel by Harriet Lane

33.  House Rules by Jodi Picoult

34.  I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

35.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

36.  In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

37.  In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

38.  The Innocents by Francesca Segal

39.  The Invention of Exile by Vanessa Manko

40.  The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

41.  Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

42.  The Longest Trip Home by John Grogan

43.  The Martian by Andy Weir

44.  Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

45.  The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

46.  Most Wanted by Lisa Scottoline

47.  My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

48.  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

49. The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

50. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

51  Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky

52  Once We Were Brothers by Ronald H. Balson

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

54. Orange is the New Black by Piper Kernan

55.  The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

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

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

57.  Ruby by Cynthia Bond

58.  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

59.  The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand

60.  Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

61.  Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian

62.  The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

63.  The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

64.  Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

65  The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

66.  South of Broad by Pat Conroy

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

68.  A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

69.  The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon

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

71.  That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

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

73.  Think Twice by by Lisa Scottoline

74.  A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

75.  We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

76.  The Witches : Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff

77.  While I'm Falling by Laura Moriarty

78   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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