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Belmont Books Book Club

 

Our book club meets once a month on Mondays from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Right now, all meetings are held on Zoom. All are welcome for casual discussions of fiction and nonfiction books. Occasionally, a meeting will feature a visit from a local author whose book we are reading. Please click here to register or email events@belmontbooks.com.

 

Past Books:

The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories By Danielle Evans Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593189450
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Riverhead Books - November 9th, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2021 JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY O MAGAZINE, THE NEW YORKER, THE WASHINGTON POST, REAL SIMPLE, THE GUARDIAN, AND MORE 

FINALIST FOR: THE STORY PRIZE, THE L.A. TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE, THE CHAUTAUQUA PRIZE


Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) By Bernardine Evaristo Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption By Bryan Stevenson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.


Miracle Creek: A Novel By Angie Kim Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250251305
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Picador - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel
A Time Best Mystery and Thriller Book of All Time

The “gripping… page-turner” (Time) hitting all the best of summer reading lists, Miracle Creek is perfect for book clubs and fans of Liane Moriarty and Celeste Ng


The Affairs of the Falcóns: A Novel By Melissa Rivero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062872364
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - November 26th, 2019

Winner of the 2019 New American Voices Award
Longlisted for the 
PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel
Longlisted for the 
Aspen Words Literary Prize


A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143110439
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019

The mega-bestseller with more than 2 million readers—soon to be a Showtime/Paramount+ series starring Ewan McGregor as Count Alexander Rostov


One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635571394
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 17th, 2019

As featured in the documentary All In: The Fight for Democracy

PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award Finalist, Longlisted for the National Book Award, NPR Politics Podcast Book Club Choice
Best Books of the Year--Washington Post, Boston Globe, NPR, Bustle, NYPL


The House of Broken Angels By Luis Alberto Urrea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316154895
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019

In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist (San Francisco Chronicle), the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.

"All we do, mija, is love. Love is the answer. Nothing stops it. Not borders. Not death."


Washington Black By Esi Edugyan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525563242
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Vintage - April 9th, 2019

MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR • “A gripping historical narrative exploring both the bounds of slavery and what it means to be truly free.” —Vanity Fair


The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307278449
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A PARADE BEST BOOK OF ALL TIME From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner—a powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity that asks questions about race, class, and gender with characteristic subtly and grace.
 


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553447453
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown - February 28th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic “has set a new standard for reporting on poverty” (Barbara Ehrenreich, The New York Times Book Review).


All My Puny Sorrows By Miriam Toews Cover Image
$16.00
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9781940450711
Published: McSweeney's - July 28th, 2015

A New York Times 2015 Holiday Gift Guide selection.


The Widows of Malabar Hill (A Perveen Mistry Novel #1) By Sujata Massey Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616959760
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - November 20th, 2018

1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay's only female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn toward the murderous. The author of the Agatha and Macavity Award–winning Rei Shimura novels brings us an atmospheric new historical mystery with a captivating heroine.


Salt Houses By Hala Alyan Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328915856
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - June 5th, 2018

 Lyrical and heartbreaking, Salt Houses follows three generations of a Palestinian family and asks us to confront that most devastating of all truths: you can’t go home again.

Winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the Arab American Book Award


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307742483
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Wager and The Lost City of Z, “one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."—New York Magazine • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NOW A MAR


Winter Loon By Susan Bernhard Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781503902978
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little a - December 1st, 2018

Bel Canto: A Novel By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780060838720
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - February 7th, 2023

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award • Winner of the Orange Prize • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

"Bel Canto is its own universe. A marvel of a book." —Washington Post Book World