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Book Club @ Grace

Book Club @ GRACE (Great Reads Always Captivate Everyone) might meet your interests if you enjoy reading and discussing fiction, memoirs and biographies, and socializing with other readers. The group is open to everyone who belongs to, or worships at Grace United Church, Burlington. We meet on the fourth Monday of every month (Sept – June, except December) to discuss a different book, opening and closing the meeting with prayers related to the subject matter of the book. In June, the members of the group nominate books and vote to select 8. Each month we rate the book we discuss, and by May we have a winner to recommend to the congregation. During the summers of 2020 and 2021, we had virtual meetings, to chat about what we were reading during our pandemic isolation. We look forward to getting back together in person when that’s safe to do, but for now, we enjoy meeting on Zoom.


The Book Selections for 2021/22

Meeting Date

Title and Author


September 27th The Last Bookshop in London by Madelaine Martin 83.68%
October 25th Tomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride 70.58%
November 22nd The Lost Apothecary  by Sarah Penner  67.65%
January 24th  The Book of Lost Names by Kristen Harmel  82.63%
February 28th The Windsor Knot by S J Bennett 55.26%
March 28th  The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett 60.59%
April 25th The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles 70.59%
May 30th The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate 72.14%

Personal Rating Chart
                                          Book Club Rating Guide

Past winners:

2019:The Alice Network, Kate Quinn
2020: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek , by Michele Richardson
2021: The Henna Artist, by Alka Joshi  

2022: The Last Bookshop in London by Madelaine Martin