SMCC Monthly Book Club

Third Thursday of the Month
2:30 – 3:30 pm

Room (downstairs Community Room).

Diana Simpson leads the SMCC Book Club.
To learn more and to be added to the Book Club email list.
Contact Diana – [email protected]


Upcoming Books

Bookclub Calendar

Past Books

Book Club Leadership

  • 2022 – present – Diana Simpson
  • 2017 – 2020 – Bestsey Weinschel
  • BOOK CLUB – Garden Spells, by Sara Addison Allen
    The book we are reading this month is a captivating tale of the Waverley family, living in the small town of Bascom, North Carolina. The Waverleys are not your ordinary family, they are known for their strange gifts and their famous garden, … Read More
  • BOOK CLUB – Iron House, by John Hart
    The story portrays a murderer who no longer wishes to kill for the crime lord. Michael, the older brother, escapes the orphanage, taking the blame for a brutal murder. Years later, as an enforcer in New York’s organized crime world, Michael’s life … Read More
  • BOOK CLUB February – The Measure
    Step into a world where ordinary lives are forever altered by an extraordinary choice. Imagine an average day, filled with routine and familiarity. But today, everything changes. As you step outside, a mysterious wooden box awaits you, holding the key to your … Read More
  • BOOK CLUB January – O Caledonia
    In this atmospheric gothic tale, author Elspeth Barker skillfully captures the harsh climate of Scotland. Drawing comparisons to the works of the Brontës, Edgar Allan Poe, and Edward Gorey, the story immerses readers in a world of isolation and loneliness. The young … Read More
  • BOOK CLUB December – My Antonia
    “My Antonia” by Willa Cather is a novel that follows the life of Jim Burden, a young boy who moves to the Nebraska prairie in the late 19th century. He befriends Antonia Shimerda, a spirited and resilient immigrant girl from Bohemia. The … Read More
  • BOOK CLUB November – The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone
    “The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone” is a captivating exploration of the lives and art collections of Etta and Claribel Cone, two remarkable sisters who amassed an extraordinary collection of modern art in the early 20th century. … Read More
  • BOOK CLUB October – The Personal Librarian
    The Personal Librarian is a historical fiction novel based on the true story of Belle da Costa Greene, the first African American librarian of the Morgan Library in New York City. Set in the early 20th century, the story follows Belle as … Read More
  • Book Club July – The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
    July 20 at 2:30pm Meeting Downstairs in the Community Room. Are you looking for a new book to read? Join the SMCC Bookclub in exploring the world of “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Graham. This young adult novel follows the … Read More
  • BOOK CLUB June 22 – A People’s History of the United States, by Howard Zinn
    Thursday June 22, 2:30-4:30pm  The June book is A People’s History of the United States, by Howard Zinn. The chapters we’ll discuss are: (1) Columbus, the Indians and Human Progress; (2) Drawing the Color Line; (3) Persons of Mean and Vile Condition; (4) Tyranny … Read More
  • MAY 2023 – BOOK CLUB – On Tyranny Graphic Edition
    Date: May 18 Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm The Sandy Mush Book Club meet in the downstairs SMCC Community Room. Available from the Library Buncombe Library – Book (15) On Tyranny Graphic Edition: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder (Author), Nora Krug (Illustrator) … Read More
  • April 2023 – BOOK CLUB – We have always lived in the castle
    We have always lived in the castle By Shirley Jackson  (Author) Date: April 20, 2023 Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm The Sandy Mush Book Club meet in the downstairs SMCC Community Room. For more info please contact: [email protected] Available from the Library Click for … Read More
  • MARCH 2023 – BOOK CLUB – The Rosewood Casket
    The Rosewood Casket By Sharyn Mccrumb (Author) Date: March (TBD)Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm The Sandy Mush Book Club meet in the downstairs SMCC Community Room. For more info please contact: [email protected] Available from the Library
  • FEB 2023 – BOOK CLUB MEETING
    Sandy Mush Community Center Book Club. Will meet to talk and share ideas related to The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek… Read More
  • JAN 2023 – BOOK CLUB – A Month in the Country
     A Month in the Country by J. L. Carr.  135 pages   Date: January 5 Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm  The Sandy Mush Book Club will meet in the SMCC Community Room downstairs. Library – A Month in the Country (the library has … Read More
  • NOV 2022 – BOOK CLUB – Cold Mountain
    Join the SMCC Book Club discussion about the Cold Mountain book written by Charles Frazier. DATE: November 3rd, 2022 TIME: 3-5pm Book Club meetings are held downstairs in the Community Room. Everyone Welcome. Visit the SMCC Book Club page for more information, … Read More