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Hoopla audiobooks, ebooks and graphic novels now available with your Upton Library card.

The Fic or No Fic Library Book Group meets at 6:45pm on the last Wednesday of each month, in the Upton Community Center Classroom. The discussion is led by Adult Librarian Micaela Austin.  Book titles are chosen by the members and copies are available at the library. The group alternates between fiction and non-fiction titles. 

Copies of the current title are available at the library circulation desk.


Currently Reading
March 27 -  Mother-Daughter Murder Night

by Nina Simon

Past Titles

2024 Titles

January 31 - Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

February 28 - Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell

March 27 - Mother-Daughter Murder Night by Nina Simon

April 24 - Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses by Jackie Higgins

May 29 - The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand

June 26 - The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder by David Grann

July 31 - Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy

August 28 - Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brene Brown

September 25 - Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

October 30 - Killing the Witches: The Horror of Salem, Massachusetts by Bill O'Reilly

December 11 - Lady Tan's Circle of Women by Lisa See

2023 Titles

October 25Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montel

November 29 - Infinite Country by Patricia Engel

December 27 -  The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown


No meetings held


2020 Titles
January 29 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
February 26 - Why We Dream : the Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey by Alice Robb
March 25 -  Run Away, by Harlan Coben
April 29 - Speaking American*: How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk by Josh Katz
May 27 - Loon Lake, by E. L. Doctorow
June 24 - If You Lived Here You'd Be Home by Now: Why We Traded the Commuting Life For a Little House on the Prairie by Christopher Ingraham
July 29 - Little, by Edward Carey
August 26 - Northland: A 4,000-mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border by Porter Fox
September 30 - Straight, by Dick Francis
October 28 - Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell
December 2 - A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles

2019 Titles

January 30 - Suzanne's Children, by Anne Nelson
February 27 - The Elephant Keeper, by Christopher Nicholson
March 27 - Fly Girls, by Keith O'Brien
April 24 - The Word is Murder, by Anthony Horowitz
May 29 - Ruthless Tide, by Al Roker
June 26 - Shadow Child, by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
July 31 - The Library Book, by Susan Orlean
August 28 - Beneath a Scarlet Sky, by Mark Sullivan
September 25 - Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, by Stephanie Land
October 30 - The Girl with Seven Names, by Hyeonseo Lee
December 4 - Where the Crawdad Sings, by Delia Owens

2018 Titles

January 31 - Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi
February 28 - Wild Things: joy of reading childrens lit, Bruce Handy
March 28 - Midwinter Break, by Bernard MacLaverty
April 25 - Death of Expertise, by Tom Nichols
May 30 - Legacy of Spies, by John Le Carre
June 27 - Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann
July 25 - Artemis, by Andy Weir
August 29 - Stranger in the Woods, by Michael Finkel
September 26 - Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward
October 31 - Door to Door, by Edward Humes
December 5 - The Secret Life of Hendrik Groen, Hendrik Groen

2017 Titles

January 25 - A Nation in Pain, by Judy Foreman
February 22 - The Museum of Extraordinary Things, by Alice Hoffman
March 29 - Undaunted Courage, by Stephen Ambrose
April 26 - A Sudden Light, Garth Stein
May 31 - Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson
June 28 - The Other Einstein, by Marie Benedict
July 26 - In the Great Green Room, by Amy Gary
August 30 - Heat and Light, by Jennifer Haigh
September 27 - Classic Fiction: The Optimist's Daughter (Eudora Welty) & The Quiet American (Graham Greene)
October 25 - Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance
December 6 - Valiant Ambition, by Nathaniel Philbrick

2016 Titles

January 27 - Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, by Karen Abbott
February 24 - Among the Ten Thousand Things, by Julia Pierpont
March 30 - My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor
April 27 - The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck
May 25 - The Path Between the Seas, by David McCullough
June 29 - Revere Beach Boulevard, by Roland Merullo
July 27 - From Hardtack to Home Fries, by Barbara Haber
August 31 - The Return & In Revere, In Those Days, by Roland Merullo
September 28 - Pioneer Girl, by Bich Minh Nguyen
October 26 - Glitter and Glue, by Kelly Corrigan
December 7 - Kitchens of the Great Midwest, by J. Ryan Stradal

2015 Titles

January 28 - The Witch's Daughter, by Paula Brackston
February 25 - Adventures of Henry David Thoreau, by Michael Sims
March 25 - The Last Days of California, by Mary Miller
April 29 - Trapped Under the Sea, by Neil Swidey
May 27 - The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
June 24 - Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered, by Dianne Hales
July 29 - The House Girl, by Tara Conklin
August 26 - One Summer, America 1927, by Bill Bryson
September 30 - The High Divide, by Lin Enger
October 28 - Living with a Wild God, by Barbara Ehrenreich
December 2 - The Last Kings of Sark, by Rosa Rankin-Gee

2014 Titles

January - Forgotten Rose, by Deborah Doucette
February - Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver
March - Heads in Beds, by Jacob Tomsky
April - Tomorrow There Will be Apricots, by Jessica Soffer
May - David and Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell
June - Breakfast with Buddha, by Roland Merullo
July - Weekends with Daisy, by Sharron Luttrell
August - The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker
September - Five Days at Memorial, by Sheri Fink
October - The Engagements, by J. Courtney Sullivan
December - With Charity for All, by Ken Stern

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