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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.

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Currently Reading


June 26 - The Wager by David Grann

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 25 - Cultish: 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

2021-2022

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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