2015-2016 Selections for River Bend Readers Book Discussions

 Please note, most titles (indicated in grey) are also links to a post or review about it.


September 22, 2015Cranford, by Elizabeth Gaskell  / classic, fiction

October 27, 2015A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking  / nonfiction
November 17, 2015The Leavenworth Case, by Anna Katharine Green  / classic, mystery

leavenworth case


January 26, 2016 – Into the Heart of Borneo, by Redmon O’Hanlon / nonfiction, travel, humor

into the heart of borneo

February 23, 2016 – How To Be Both, by Ali Smith / contemporary fiction

how to be both

March 22, 2016 – A Visit From the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan / fiction, Pulitzer Prize winner

a visit from the goon squad

April 26, 2016 – Heat, by Bill Buford / non-fiction, food issues


May 24, 2016The Collaborator of Bethlehem, by Matt Reese / mystery, contemporary

the collaborator of bethlehem

June 28, 2016 – I Don’t Care If We Never Get Back, by Ben Blatt / sports

i don't care if we never get back

July 26, 2016 – Wonder, by R.J. Palacio / young adult


August 23, 2016 – Between You & Me, by Mary Norris / non-fiction

between you and me

September 27, 2016 – The End of the Affair, by Graham Greene / classic, fiction

image of the book cover for the book "The End of the Affair", by Graham Greene.

October 25, 2016Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson / non-fiction

image of the book cover "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson

November 15, 2016 The Long Goodbye, by Raymond Chandler / classic, mystery

image of the book cover of "The Long Goodbye" by Raymond Chandler