Book Club

Join the Buttonwood Book Club in reading and discussing a wide assortment of interesting books selected by the group. The group meets from 7:00–8:00pm at the store on the 2nd Thursday of each month. New members are welcome! For more information please contact the store.

*Book club members receive a 15% discount on the book of choice. 

Upcoming Reads:

  • August 10 - Cold Sassy Tree, Olive Ann Burns
  • September 7 - Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi
  • October 12 - Elephant Company, Vicki Croke
  • ​​​​​​​November 9 - The Rathbones, Janice Clark
  • December 14 - No book; holiday dinner and book swap instead
  • January 12 - All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

 

Cold Sassy Tree Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780618919710
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - September 4th, 2007

The one thing you can depend on in Cold Sassy, Georgia, is that word gets around--fast. When Grandpa E. Rucker Blakeslee announces one July morning in 1906 that he's aiming to marry the young and freckledy milliner, Miss Love Simpson--a bare three weeks after Granny Blakeslee has gone to her reward--the news is served up all over town with that afternoon's dinner.


Homegoing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101971062
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

Winner of the PEN/ Hemingway Award
Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard Award
A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book


Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812981650
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Random House Trade - April 14th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
The remarkable story of James Howard Billy Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world's largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill


The Rathbones Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345803610
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor Books - May 6th, 2014

Mercy, fifteen years old, is the last of the Rathbone whaling clan. Her father has been lost at sea for nearly ten years--ever since the last sperm whale was seen off the coast of Connecticut. As Mercy's memories of her father grow dimmer with each passing day, she spends more of her time in the attic hideaway of her reclusive cousin Mordecai.


All the Light We Cannot See Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Scribner Book Company - April 4th, 2017

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book, National Book Award finalist, more than two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller list