Book Clubs: What is Your Book Club Reading? 

Book Club name:

Dog-Eared Book Club

Book Club Location:

Cumming, GA

Membership Open/Restricted:


Types of Books Read:

Lots of different types, chosen by group members

How often do you meet?


Where do you meet?

Members' homes.  Once a year we enjoy a summer retreat at a nearby lake house.

Books Read

See list of books going back to 2004 below.

Which Books Worked Well?

The Tender Bar, The Secret Life of Bees, The Woodsman's Daughter, The Forgotten Garden, and the Devil in the City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America.

Month Host 2004 Book Author Forsyth Library
    Linnets Tale Dale Williard  
    Three Junes Julia Gladd  
    Big Stone Gap Adriana Trigiani  
    Milk Glass Moon Adriana Trigiani  
    Big Cherry Holler Adriana Trigiani  
    Italian Neighbors Tim Parks  
    Ms. Julia Speaks Her Mind Ann B. Ross  
Month Host 2005 Book Author Forsyth Library
Jan Jittermugs Time Travelers Wife Audrey Neffenegger  
Feb Kim Fon Plain Truth Jodi Picoult  
April Karen Hight Lunch at the Picadilly Clyde Egerton  
May   Same Sweet Girls Cassandra King  
June   Girl with a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier  
August Becky Martin Lucia Lucia Adriana Trigiani  
September Jodie Barger Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk Kidd  
October Meg The Undomestic Goddess Sophie Kinsella  
November Karen Hight Woodsman's Daughter Gwyn Hyman  
December Kelly Esbeck Pawley's Island Dorthea Benton Frank  
Month Host 2006 Book Author Forsyth Library
Jan Movie Memoirs of the Geisha Arthur Golden  
Feb Angie Smith The Sunday Philosophy Club
Friends, Lovers, Chocolate
Alexander McCall Smith  
March Karen Hight Middlesex Jeffrey Eugenides  
April Becky Martin Rocco Adriana Trigiana  
May Jodie Barger The Third Secret Steve Berry  
June Angie Smith The Good Earth Pearl S Buck  
July Kelly Esbeck Marley & Me John Grogan  
August Karen Hight Blue Shoes and Happiness Alexander McCall Smith  
September Jodie Barger                 Thread of Grace Mary Doria Russell  
October  Juline Berry      Devil in the White City Erik Larson  
November  Lynn Aldis               Light on Snow Anita Shreve  
December  Angie Smith  The Christmas Train David Baldacci  
Month Host 2007 Book Author Forsyth Library
Jan Becky Martin Can't Wait to Get to Heaven Fannie Flagg  
Feb Robin Cathcart Inca Gold Clive Cussler  
March Kelly Esbeck The Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield  
April Karen Hight The Other Boelyn Girl Philippa Gregory  
May Jodie Barger Sweet Potato Queens Jill Conner Browne  
June Juline Berry Tender Bar J.R. Moehringer  
July  Lynn Aldis The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini  
August   Land of Mango Sunsets Dorthea Benton Frank  
September  ?Becky Flags of our Fathers     James Bradley  
October  ?Robin  To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee  
November  Amy  Historian Elizabeth Kostova  
December Kelly  Skipping Christmas John Grisham  
Month Host 2008 Book Author Forsyth Library
Jan Jodie Barger Bel Canto Ann Pachett  
Feb Karen Hight The Poe Shadow Matthew Pearl  
March Juline Berry Suite Francaise Irene Nemirovsky  
April Jodie Barger Water For Elephants Sara Gruen  
May Lynn Aldis Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Lisa See  
June Becky Martin Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith  
July Robin's Lake House Love and Biology Jennie Shortridge  
August Karen Hight Savannah Breeze Mary Kay Andrews  
September Amy Spiller Between, GA Joshilyn Jackson  
October Kelly Esbeck Three Cups of Tea Greg Mortensen  
November No Meeting No Meeting    
December Angie Smith Pillars of the Earth Ken Follet  
Month Host 2009 Book Author Forsyth Library
Jan Jodie Barger The Friday Night Knitting Club Kate Jacobs Yes
Feb Juline Berry The Shack William Young Yes
March Jodie Barger Tallgrass Sandra Dallas Yes
April Kimberly Payne Mansfield Park Jane Austen ?
May Robin Cathcart The Gathering Anne Enright Yes
June Lynn Aldis The Glass Castle: A memoir Jeanette Walls 921 Walls
July Angie's Lake House Honey Not Tonight wait until I'm a size 6 Susan Reinhardt ?
August Karen Hight The World Without End Ken Follett Yes
September Lynn Aldis Goodnight Nobody Jenifer Weiner Yes
October Becky Martin The Physick Book: Deliverance Dane Katherine Howe Yes
November Sharon Cramer The Charlemagne Pursuit Steve Berry Yes
December Angie Smith Red Bird Christmas Fannie Flagg Yes
Month 2010 Host 2010 Book Author Forsyth Library
Jan Kelly Esbeck The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer   
Feb Juline Berry Under the Over Pass Mike Yankoski   
March Karen Hight The Help Kathryn Stockett Yes
April Amy Spiller Classic Book Individual Book Review  
May Robin Cathcart Book Exchange Individual Book Review  
June Jodie Barger Garden Spells Sarah Addison Allen Yes
July Angie's Lake House The Forgotten Garden Kate Morton Yes
August Lynn Aldis The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson  
September Becky Martin Redeeming Love Francine Rivers  
October Terry Manly Olive Kitteridge Elizabeth Strout  
November   No Meeting    
December Angie Smith The Christmas Cake (Ornament Exchange) Lynne Hinton No
Month Host 2011 Book Author Forsyth Library
Jan Sharon Cramer Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia Jean Sasson No
Feb Juline Berry Cutting For Stone Abraham Verghese Yes
March Karen Hight Moloka'i Alan Brennert Yes

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