Bethlehem Book Club

Note: We will not be meeting in person during the COVID-19 situation. Please contact Mary Jane V. ( for more information.

Everyone is welcome! If anyone has any questions, recommended book suggestions, or would like to be added to the email list, please contact Mary Jane (

Come join us whenever you can and remember to check this website for the location and updates. We occasionally change meeting places from one coffee shop to another—but coffee is always considered essential!

During our Safer-at-Home order:
The next meeting of Bethlehem Book Club will be on zoom on Thursday September 9 at 9:00 am on zoom to discuss “Maisie Dobbs” by Jacqueline Winspear. Book Club is open to everyone! If you would like to read the book and join the discussion just email Mary Jane at to be put on the list. You will receive a reminder the week before the meeting and the zoom link will be included in the email.

2021 Book Selections

January: The Braid by Laetitia Colombani
February: Just Mercy by Brian Stevenson
March: Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
April: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
May: Once I Was You by Maria Hinojosa
June: The House That Love Built by Sarah Jackson
July: Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
August: One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow by Olivia Hawker
September: Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 1) Kindle Edition by Jacqueline Winspear
October: Running with Sherman by Christopher McDougall
November: West With Giraffes by Linda Rutledge
December: The Power of Half: One Family’s Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back by Hannah Salwen and Kevin Salwen

Past Selections

2020 Book Selections
January: The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright
February: The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman
March: Readers choice of any book by Toni Morrison
April: Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery Book 1) by Louise Penny
May: The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World by Jacqueline Novogratz
June: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
July: God’s Double Agent by Bob Fu
August: Sold on Monday: A Novel by Kristina McMorris
September: In the Bleak Midwinter: A Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Mystery by Julia Spencer-Fleming
October: Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
November: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Michelle Richardson or The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes
December: Braiding Sweet Grass by Robin Wall Kimmerer