Book Group

Literacy Volunteers offers a monthly book group to provide tutors with an opportunity to socialize, make new friends, and read great books!

The tutor book group meets on the third Saturday of every month (typically). Meetings are held at 12:30 p.m. The group meets in LVCA's first-floor classroom. 

Please email for more information.

Upcoming Meetings & Books:  

  • Saturday, July 20: Becoming Duchess Goldblatt by Anonymous
  • Saturday, August 17: Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir by Roz Chast
  • Saturday, September 21: The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • Saturday, October 19: James by Percival Everett

Past Reads:


  • January: The Lady with the Dog by Anton Chekhov
  • February: The Maid by Nita Prose
  • March: Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland
  • April: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • May: About Grace by Anthony Doerr


  • January: Free Read
  • February: Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
  • March: The Book of Delights by Ross Gay
  • April: The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner
  • May: The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak
  • June: Free Read 
  • July: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • August: Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina García
  • September: My Moral Enemy by Willa Cather
  • October: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • November: The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell
  • December 16: Free Read


  • January: The Night Watchman by Louse Erdrich 
  • February: Plainsong by Kent Haruf 
  • March: This is Happiness by Niall Williams
  • April: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • May: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett 
  • June: Free Read
  • July: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout 
  • August: Calypso by David Sedaris 
  • September: West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge
  • October: Somone by Alice McDermott
  • November: Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
  • December: At Weddings and Wakes by Alice McDermott


  • January: Free Read
  • February: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • March: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
  • April: Noah's Compass by Anne Tyler
  • May: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
  • June: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  • July: The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide
  • August: Free Read 
  • September: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin 
  • October: Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Elizabeth Taylor 
  • November: A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf 
  • December: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty 


  • January: The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
  • February: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • March: No Meeting
  • April: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • May: Free Read
  • June: Where the Light Falls by Allison Pataki and Owen Pataki
  • July: The Submission by Amy Waldman 
  • August: The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector's Story by Hyeonseo Lee
  • September: The Story Hour by Thrity N. Umrigar
  • October: The One in a Million Boy by Monica Wood
  • November: 142 Ostriches by April Davila
  • December: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett 


  • January: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • February: Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America by Firoozeh Dumas
  • March: Confucious Lives Next Door by TR Reid
  • April: The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
  • May: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • June: Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
  • July: No Meeting
  • August: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  • September: Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck
  • October: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
  • November: Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • December:  Astrid & Veronika by Linda Olsson


  • January: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • February: An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan
  • March: All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West
  • April: The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey
  • May: The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso
  • June: Free Read
  • July: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • August: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
  • September: Cancelled due to weather
  • October: The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
  • November: gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson
  • December: Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty


  • January: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  • February: In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero
  • March: Free Read
  • April: The Door by Magda Szabó
  • May: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  • June: I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb
  • July: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • September: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • October: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
  • November: I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson 
  • December: Marlene by C.W. Gortner 


  • January: Quartet in Autumn by Barbara Pym
  • February: My Year Inside Radical Islam by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
  • March: The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
  • April: H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald
  • May: Euphoria by Lily King
  • June: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • July: Free Read
  • August: Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
  • September: On My Own by Diane Rehm
  • October: The Known World by Edward P. Jones
  • November: Light Years by James Salter
  • December: Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller


  • January: Two Lives by William Trevor
  • February: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
  • March: Sister Golden Hair by Darcey Steinke
  • April: Ways of Going Home by Alejandro Zambra
  • May: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
  • June: Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
  • July: Free read
  • August: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • September: Dear Life by Alice Munro
  • October: The Republic of Imagination by Aznar Afisi
  • November: Our Man in Charleston by Christopher Dickey
  • December: Free Read


  • January: The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
  • February: The Beet Queen by Louise Erdich
  • March: The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
  • April: Pearl of China by Anchee Min
  • May: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • June: The Glassblower of Murano by Marina Fiorato
  • July: The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht
  • August: The Storyteller’s Daughter by Saira Shah
  • September: Burger’s Daughter by Nadine Gordimer
  • October: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
  • November: Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
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