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:

  • September 13 - Pachinko, Min Jin Lee
  • October 11 - Exit West, Mohsin Hamid
  • November 8 - Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
  • December 13 - holiday party (no book)
  • January 10 - The Alice Network, Kate Quinn
  • February 14 - Night Over Water, Ken Follett​​​​
  • March 14 - Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
  • April 11 - The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • May 9 - The Fisherman, Chigozie Obioma
  • June 13 - Eunice, Eileen McNamara

 

Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW TOP TEN OF THE YEAR * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 *A USA TODAY TOP TEN OF 2017 * JULY PICK FOR THE PBS NEWSHOUR-NEW YORK TIMES BOOK CLUB NOW READ THIS * FINALIST FOR THE 2018 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE


Exit West: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735212206
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 27th, 2018

WINNER OF THE 2018 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION and THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE

TEN BEST BOOKS OF 2017, NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

 
“A breathtaking novel…[that] arrives at an urgent time.” –NPR
 


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594483295
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 2nd, 2008

Winner of:
The Pulitzer Prize
The National Book Critics Circle Award
The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
The Jon Sargent, Sr. First Novel Prize
Time Magazine #1 Fiction Book of the Year


The Alice Network: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062654199
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 6th, 2017

Featuring an exclusive excerpt from Kate Quinn's next incredible historical novel, THE HUNTRESS

 

NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER

#1 GLOBE AND MAIL HISTORICAL FICTION BESTSELLER

One of NPR's Best Books of the Year!


Night over Water Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451211477
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Published: Penguin Books - April 6th, 2004

#1 New York Times bestselling author Ken Follett takes to the skies in this classic novel of international suspense. Set in the early days of World War II, Night over Water captures the daring and desperation of ordinary people caught in extraordinary circumstances—in prose as compelling as history itself. . . . 


Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781451673319
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2012

Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future.

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out.


The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as six other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal.


The Fishermen: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316338356
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 5th, 2016

A striking debut novel about an unforgettable childhood, by a Nigerian writer the New York Times has crowned "the heir to Chinua Achebe."

Told by nine-year-old Benjamin, the youngest of four brothers, THE FISHERMEN is the Cain and Abel-esque story of a childhood in Nigeria, in the small town of Akure.


Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451642285
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 23rd, 2019

In this “revelation” of a biography (USA TODAY), a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.

While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter, Eunice, was hijacking her fath