MC Readers Book Club

Formerly hosted at Montgomery County Community College, this book group reads a mix of fiction and non-fiction books that have received positive reviews from various reviewing sources such as the NYT, the Inquirer, etc. The December meeting is dedicated to selecting books for the upcoming year. All are welcome. The group meets once a month on the first Wednesday, at 12:30 pm in Blue Bell. For more information, please contact Mary Beth Parkinson at or 215-805-0822. You do not need to register in order to attend.

Selections for 2023:

  • January: The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis (historical fiction)
  • February: Night by Elie Wiesel (memoir) also available from Libby, Hoopla*
  • March: Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier (fiction) also available from Libby, Hoopla*
  • April: Followers by Megan Angelo (fiction) also available from Libby, Hoopla*
  • May: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (fiction) also available from Libby, Hoopla*
  • June: The Years by Annie Ernaux (memoir) also available from Hoopla*
  • July: The Woman They Could Not Silence by Kate Moore (nonfiction) also available from Libby, Hoopla*
  • August: Interior Chinatown by Charles Wu (fiction) also available from Libby
  • September: The Wind in my Hair by Masih Alinejad (memoir)
  • October: Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell (nonfiction) also available from Libby
  • November: Five Little Indians by Michelle Good (nonfiction) also available from Hoopla*
  • December: book selections for 2024

*Please note that Hoopla is available only to WVPL card holders. If you aren't a WVPL card holder, please check with your home library about access to Hoopla.