First Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Julie Pavri

Leader: Julie Pavri

The First Wednesday Afternoon Book Group meets in member’s homes. We enjoy reading a variety of books, including fiction and non-fiction both contemporary and classic. Our discussions are lively and sometimes unprecedented!

1st Wed afternoon Book Group 2016

Most members of 1st Wed. afternoon book group enjoying a holiday luncheon.


Date / TimeBookHostess
June 7 / 1:30pmRed Tent by Anita DiamantJulie Pavri
July5 / noonCircling the Sun by Paula McClainBarbecue at Ellie Laumark's home
Aug 2 / 1:30pmNone. Discuss Myers Briggs. There are copies of Please Understand Me and Please Understand Me II in the library if interested.Nancy DelMar
Sept 6 / 1:30pmHillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. VanceCarol Haack
Oct 4 / 1:30pm Sisters In Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda HirshmanKat Cooper
Nov 1 / 1:30pmSmall Great Things by Jodi PicaultJulie Pavri
Dec 6 / 11:30Wesley the Owl by Stavey O"BrienHoliday Luncheon
Jan 3 / 1:30A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
translation by Henning Koch

Books Under Consideration -1st Wed afternoon

The Lost DaughterElena Ferrante
Translator: Ann Goldstein
Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to MarsNathalia Holt
All things Cease to AppearElizabeth Brundage
The Blue Tatoo: The Life of Olive OatmanMargot Mifflin
Born a CrimeTrevor Noah
Not Yet Available in Paperback
Love and Trouble; A Midlife reckoningClaire Dederer

General Guidelines:
Books submitted for review must be available in paperback, preferably 500 pages or less in length; three copies should be available within the Yavapai County Library system.

Archived Books