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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.  The Conversation by Angelo E. Volandes, M.D.

18.  Dead Wake by Erik Larson

19.  Defending Jacob by William Landay

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

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

22.  The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys

23.  Falling Together by Marisa de los Santos

24.  Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer

25.  Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield

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

27.  The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins

28.  The Girls :A Novel by Emma Cline

29.  Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

30.  The Gods of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Cody Epstein

31.  The Good House by Ann Leary

32.  Gutenberg's Apprentice by Alix Christie

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

34.  Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

35.  Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

36.  Her :A Novel by Harriet Lane

37.  Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

38.  House Rules by Jodi Picoult

39.  I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

40.  If I Could Tell You by Elizabeth Wilhide

41.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

42.  In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

43.  In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

44.  The Innocents by Francesca Segal

45.  The Invention of Exile by Vanessa Manko

46.  The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

47.  Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

48.  The Longest Trip Home by John Grogan

49.  The Martian by Andy Weir

50.  Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

51.  The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

52.  Most Wanted by Lisa Scottoline

53.  My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

54.  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

55. The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

56. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

57  Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky

58  Once We Were Brothers by Ronald H. Balson

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

60. Orange is the New Black by Piper Kernan

61.  The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

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

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

64.  Ruby by Cynthia Bond

65.  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

66.  The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand

67.  Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

68.  Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian

69.  The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

70.  The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

71.  Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

72  The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

73.  South of Broad by Pat Conroy

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

75.  A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

76.  The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon

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

78.  That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

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

80.  Think Twice by by Lisa Scottoline

81.  Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

82.  A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

83.  We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

84.  The Witches : Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff

85.  While I'm Falling by Laura Moriarty

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

87.  The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman


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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