Fictional Gatherings - Novels About Book Clubs

Provided by the staff at the West University Branch Library.

Louis Auchincloss. The Book Class
A book discussion group for Park Avenue debutantes begins in 1908 and lasts seven decades.
Jean Hager. Sew Deadly
B & B owner Tess Darcy volunteers her time as book discussion leader at a senior center, but also gets embroiled in detective work when one of the seniors is murdered.
Catherine Hunter. The Dead of Midnight: a Mystery
Multiple murders in Winnipeg seem to follow the plots of a popular mystery series being read by members of the Café au Lait book club.
Lorna Landvik. Angry Housewives Eating Bon-bons
Five Minnesota women share the ups and downs of their lives along with the books they read.
Peter Lovesey. Bloodhounds
Members of an elite group of mystery readers in Bath, England become suspects in the murder of one of their own.
D.R. Meredith. Murder in Volume
A reference librarian turns sleuth when a member of her mystery book group is murdered.
Mary Alice Monroe. The Book Club
Though the lives of five women in suburban Chicago are in tumult, their monthly book club meetings guarantee friendship and support.
Beatriz Rivera. Playing with Light
A Miami Beach housewife decides to gather together her old girlfriends and revive the old Cuban tradition of the tertulia, or women’s get-together, which evolves into a reading group.
Helen Hooven Santmyer. ... and Ladies of the Club
More than sixty years in the lives of women who belong to a literary club in southern Ohio, from the post Civil War era until the beginning of the Great Depression.