QRB In-Store Book Club

Quail Ridge Books In-Store Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome. 

July 30 @ 4:30 - Dead Wake by Erik Larson

August 27 @ 4:30 - A Shakespearean selection (TBA)

September 24 @ 4:30 - The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

October 29 @ 4:30 - The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

November - no meeting

December 3 @ 4:30 - The Christmas Letters by Lee Smith (special date; holiday party)


Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307408877
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - March 22nd, 2016

#1 New York Times Bestseller

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

The End of Your Life Book Club Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307739780
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 4th, 2013

An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the Year

The Boston Girl Cover Image
ISBN: 9781439199367
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - August 4th, 2015

New York Times bestseller
An unforgettable novel about a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century, told "with humor and optimism...through the eyes of an irresistible heroine" (People)--from the acclaimed author of The Red Tent.

The Christmas Letters Cover Image
ISBN: 9781565123762
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - August 19th, 2002

In The Christmas Letters, three generations of women reveal their stories of love and marriage in the letters they write to family and friends during the holidays. It's a down-home Christmas story about tradition, family, and the shared experiences of women.

Here, in a letter of her own, Lee Smith explains how she was inspired to write this celebrated epistolary novel: