Book Club Kits


The Tillamook County Library is pleased to offer book club kits for Tillamook County adult and teen book groups. Each kit contains 10 copies of the book, discussion questions, and a book group leader guide. The person who checks out the kit is personally responsible for the entire kit and its contents. Kits are checked out for six weeks, and can be reserved up to one year in advance. To reserve a book club kit, or for additional information, please call the Tillamook Library at 503-842-4792 ext.1760.

  • All the Light We Cannot See: a novel by Anthony Doerr
  • American by Day by Derek B. Miller
  • The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
  • Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker
  • The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard
  • The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
  • Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
  • The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • Crooked letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
  • Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • Great House by Nicole Krauss
  • Gulp: adventures on the alimentary canal by Mary Roach
  • Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  • In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner
  • Infinite Home by Kathleen Alcott
  • The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
  • Just Mercy: a story of justice and redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI by David Grann
  • Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  • Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig
  • Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Letters from Yellowstone by Diane Smith
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
  • The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
  • The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert Edsel
  • Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia
  • Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
  • The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
  • Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
  • The Overstory by Richard Powers
  • Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in India by Amana Fontanella Khan
  • The River by Peter Heller
  • Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
  • A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  • Stamped from the Beginning: the definitive history of racist ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  • The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  • A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
  • There There by Tommy Orange
  • This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
  • Trask by Don Berry
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  • What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
  • What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
  • Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

The Tillamook County Library teen program has also purchased books for 9 book club kits, which are available to all Tillamook County Library patrons (preference will be given to teen book groups). The titles are:

  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
  • In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
  • La Linea by Ann Jaramillo



Book Recommendations


Have an author you just love, but you've read all of their books?  See what other books are similar by searching in the databases below.

  • Try Novelist for read alikes, recommended  book lists, or discussion guides.


Want to start your own book club?

  Get help from the American Library Association's Book Club Central!



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