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USG Book Group List of Books for 2022-2023 Church Year

September 16th: Kareem Rosser, Crossing the Line, 304 pp.                                

October 21st:      David McCullough, Johnstown Flood, 300 pp.

November 18th:   JoJo Moyes, The Giver of Stars, 385 pp.

December  16th:   Farah Jasmine Griffin, Read Until You Understand,  271 pp.  

January 20th:        Penelope Fitzgerald, The Book Shop, 156 pp.                                     

February 17th:      Charmaine Wilkerson, Black Cake, 400 pp.

March 17th:          Edith Wharton, Mother’s Recompense , 272 pp.            

April 21st:            Michelle Huneven, Search, 400 pp.                                                             

May19th:             Geraldine Brooks, Horse, 401 pp.

June 16th:             Lorene Cary, Ladysitting, 254 pp.

July 21st:              Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company, 230 pp.                          

September 15th:   Anne Tyler, The French Braid, 244 pp.     

Honorable Mention:

Crying at H Mart; My Broken Language; Clara and the Sun; My Personal Librarian;

Hamnet; Dearly Beloved


USG Book Group List of Books for 2021-2022 Church year

  • October 15, 2021:  Thrity Umrigar First Darling of the Morning   294 pp. 
  • November 19, 2021:  Charlotte McConaghy, Migrations  241 pp. 
  • December 17, 2021:  Conrad Richter, The Lady 191 pp.  
  • January 21, 2022:     Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is Perfectly Fine, 338 pp.
  • February 18, 2022:  Allan B Ballard, Breaching Jericho’s Walls, A Twentieth-Century African-American Life 241 pp.  
  • March 18, 2022:      Hope Jarren, Lab Girl, 290 pp.  
  • April 15, 2022:        Juliet Blackwell, The Lost Carousel of Provence, 350 pp.  
  • May 20, 2022:         Francoise Malby-Anthony, Elephant in My Kitchen, 336 pp. 
  • June 17, 2022:         Janet Charles, Paris Library, 358 pp.  Jan Young
  • September 16, 2022:  Kareem Rosser, Crossing the Line, 304 pp.