Meets monthly on the third Friday at 10:30 a.m. All meetings in person in Sheffield Room at Cathedral Village with the exception of January, February, and March (on Zoom). If you are interested in joining this group, please contact so you can receive pertinent updates.

USG 3rd Friday Morning Book Group Selections  for 2023-2024 (Name in bold is discussion leader)

October 20th     Hello Beautiful     Ann Napolitano  400 pp.                   Bonnie Libby and Maddie Nash

November 17th   The Light Pirate Lilly Brooks Dalton    336 pp.             Deborah Coleman   
December 15th   The Uncommon Reader Alan Bennett  120 pp.             Nancy Anderson

January 19th       The Exceptions  Nancy Hopkins 432 pp.                      Jody Smith

February 16th   The Dictionary of Lost Words  Pip Williams  359 pp.    Dottie Campbell

March 15th   Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists and Progressive Politics During World War II   Farah Jasmine Griffin      Barbara Dowdall

April 19th     While I Was Gone    Sue Miller   304 pp.           Maddie Nash

May 17th   The Measure         Nikki Erlick  359 pp.                Deborah Coleman

June 21th   Lucy by the Sea  Elizabeth Stroud 288 pp.           Jan Young

July 19th   Carnegie’s Maid  Marie Benedict 274 pp.            Ingrid Brown

September 20th   Avid Reader         Robert Gottlieb 322 pp.     Barbara Dowdall

Additional titles:

Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship Isabel Vincent

Fellowship Point Alice Elliott Dark


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

Kareem Rosser, Crossing the Line, 304 pp.                                
David McCullough, Johnstown Flood, 300 pp.
JoJo Moyes, The Giver of Stars, 385 pp.
Farah Jasmine Griffin, Read Until You Understand,  271 pp.  
Penelope Fitzgerald, The Book Shop, 156 pp.                                     
Charmaine Wilkerson, Black Cake, 400 pp.
Edith Wharton, Mother’s Recompense , 272 pp.            
Michelle Huneven, Search, 400 pp.                                                             
Geraldine Brooks, Horse, 401 pp.
Lorene Cary, Ladysitting, 254 pp.
Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company, 230 pp.                          

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