Bent Tree Neighborhood Book Club

Bent Tree Neighborhood Book Club is a private book club.

Book club members, make sure to mention your book club when checking out in-store at Bookmarks to save 20% off your book club purchases.  

Upcoming Selections:

 

  • October: Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
  • November: Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout 
  • December: Reflections on Captivity: A Tapestry of  Stories by a Vietnam POW by Porter Halyburton
  • January 2024: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • February: Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
  • March: Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult
  • April: Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano
  • May: Breathing Lessons by Ann Tyler
Tom Lake: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063327528
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Published: Harper - August 1st, 2023

A Best in Fiction Book for 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK

In this beautiful and moving novel about family, love, and growing up, Ann Patchett once again proves herself one of America’s finest writers.


Oh William!: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812989441
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 26th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they’ve come from—and what they’ve left behind. 

BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air


Reflections on Captivity: A Tapestry of Stories by a Vietnam War POW By Porter A. Halyburton Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781682478257
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: US Naval Institute Press - November 15th, 2022

On October 17, 1965, Navy LTJG Porter Halyburton was shot down over North Vietnam on his 76th mission and listed as killed in action. One-and-a-half years later he was found to be alive and a prisoner of war. Halyburton was held captive for more than seven years.


Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547345
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Published: Doubleday - April 5th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • GMA BOOK CLUB PICK Meet Elizabeth Zott: “a gifted research chemist, absurdly self-assured and immune to social convention” (The Washington Post) in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show. STREAM ON APPLE TV+


Demon Copperhead: A Pulitzer Prize Winner By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780063251922
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Published: Harper - October 18th, 2022

WINNER OF THE 2023 PULITZER PRIZE WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION


Wish You Were Here: A Novel By Jodi Picoult Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984818430
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 14th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Small Great Things and The Book of Two Ways comes “a powerfully evocative story of resilience and the triumph of the human spirit” (Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones & The Six)


Hello Beautiful (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Ann Napolitano Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593243732
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Published: The Dial Press - March 14th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the author of Dear Edward comes a “powerfully affecting” (People) family story that asks: Can love make a broken person whole?


Breathing Lessons: A Novel By Anne Tyler Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345485571
Availability: For availability, email staff@bookmarksnc.org
Published: Vintage - November 1st, 2005

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Evoking Jane Austen, Emma Straub, and other masters of the literary marriage, Breathing Lessons celebrates the small miracles and magic of truly knowing someone.