Lake Washington Alumnae Association of KKG

Book Activities (Day & Evening)

Questions?  Please contact Joy Sheppard at or (425) 444-9115 

2017-2018 Season:

  • August:  Tuesday, 8/8/17 5pm- Book Club Movie Night!  Dinner, movie & selecting this season's books.  Fogo de Chao Bar (440 Bellevue Way NE) at 5:00, Movie at Lincoln Square Cinemas around 7:00.  RSVP to Joy Sheppard at or 425-444-9115.  

  • September:  Wednesday, 9/20/17 2pm.  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou at Book-it Theatre at the Seattle Center.  Happy hour & dinner after.  To get a ticket with the group contact Joy Sheppard at or 425-444-9115.

  • October:  Tuesday, 10/10/17 1pm at Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.

  • November:  Friday, 11/3/17 6:45pm-8:30pm BelPres Literary Night (1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue).  Presentation will be given on the following books:  Ivanhoe  by Sir Walter Scott, Beloved by Toni Morrison, Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner.

  • December (almost):  Tuesday, 11/28/17 7:30pm.  Isabelle Allende at Benaroya Hall.  To get a ticket with the group contact Joy Sheppard at or 425-444-9115.         

  • January:  Tuesday, 1/9/18 1pm at Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book: America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie

  • February: Tuesday, 2/13/18 1pm at Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book: Walking the Nile by Levison Wood

  • March: Tuesday, 3/13/18 1pm at Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book: The Tea Girl on Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

  • April: Tuesday, 4/10/18 1pm at Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book:  Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne

  • May: Tuesday, 5/8/18 1pm at Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book:  The Round House by Louise Erdrich

  • June:  TBD


Past Books



  • Looking Like the Enemy by Mary Gruenewald. 
  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church Literary Night.  Theme: Native Sons: Belonging, Hope, Race, & the American Dream.   Books included Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, Native Son by Richard Wright, and The Son by Philipp Meyer.  
  • Treasure Island at Bookit Theatre in Seattle
  • Honeydew by Edith Pearlman 
  • Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker: A Novel  by Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Ordinary Grace by William Ken Krueger
  • Nightingale by Hannah Kristan
  • My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni
  • Welcome to Braggsville at Book-It Theatre


  • But is it Art? by Cynthia Freeland.  
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr & November 18th Anthony Doerr at Benaroya Hall
  • Emma by Jane Austin at Bookit Theater in Seattle.
  • The Passionate Nomad by Jane Fletcher Geniesse
  • The Road to Character by David Brooks
  • Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
  • Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion


  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  • The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  • The Season of Second Chances by Diane Meier
  • The Mockingbird Next Door; Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron
  • West with the Night by Beryl Markham

 Other Past books we've read:

  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
  • The Lace Reader
  • Her Fearful Symmetry
  • Infidel
  • The Help
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Field trip)
  • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
  • Beneath the Marble Sky (Author conference call)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Havah (Author conference call)
  • Thirteeth Tale
  • The Vanashing Act of Esme Lennox
  • Little Bee
  • Blink
  • Homeless Bird
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Nefertiti
  • Zero Day
  • Loving Frank
  • Sarah's Key
  • My Stroke of Insight
  • Secret Daughter
  • Wench
  • The Last Resort: A Memoir of Mischief and Mayhem on a Family Farm in Africa
  • The Hunger Games
  • The Lemon Tree:  An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
  • State of Wonder
  • A Race to Splendor
  • Victoria & Abdul:  The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant 
  • The Full Cupboard of Life
  • The Whistling Season
  • The American Sphinx
  • Killing Lincoln
  • The Elephant Whisperer
  • 1491 New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus
  • A Moveable Feast:  The Restored Edition
  • Iscariot, A Novel of Judas




Lake Washington Alumnae Association of KKG

Serving the Eastside

(i.e. Bellevue, Bothell, Kirkland, Issaquah, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Redmond, Renton)


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