Joy Luck Club Book Discussion Group

In 1991, several members of the Middletown, Ohio, branch of the American Association of University Women began reading books together and meeting once a month to discuss them.

readersinparlorWhy do we call our group Joy Luck Club? The first book we read together was Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club. We’ve also read and discussed her books The Kitchen God’s Wife and The Bonesetter’s Daughter.

Click HERE to see the list of fiction that we’ve read over the years. Click HERE for our nonfiction list. For the titles followed by MOVIE, our discussion of that book included watching the movie together.

Current Book

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 7pm, at Jan’s: Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah Read More

Upcoming Books

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6pm, at Lynne’s: Educated, by Tara Westover Read More

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7pm, at Nita’s: The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek, by Kim Michele Richardson Read More


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Toni Morrison passed away on August 6, 2019.