What We’re Reading: Monthly Book Group

Our monthly book group meets the first Tuesday of each month. Starting at 11:45,a.m., many of us gather for an informal lunch at a local Seaside restaurant. If lunch isn’t in your schedule, our official meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. at Seaside City Hall, 989 Broadway Street, Seaside. Please read the book in advance of the meeting. Newcomers welcome!

Questions? Gini Dideum: (503) 739-2776 gdideum@hotmail.com

  • January 5: Double Whammy by Carl Hiaasen, Leader: Karen Beck
  • February 2: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie King and Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (read either one or both) Leader: Jane McGeehan
  • March 1: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See, Leader: TBA
  • April 5: Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim, Leader: Gini Dideum
  • May 3: Dancing at the Rascal Fair by Ivan Doig, Leader: Pat Lehman
  • June 7: The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Francis Perkins, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, and the Minimum Wage by Kristen Downey, Leader: Ane McIntyre
  • July 5: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, Leader: Judy Carder
  • August 2: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, Leader: Margaret Steele
  • September 6: The Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett, Leader: Carol Brenneman
  • October 4: Astoria: Astor and Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire by Peter Stark, Leader: Helen Gronquist November 1: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande, Leader: Patty Went December 6: Book Selection Gala at Seaside Library