Lake Washington Alumnae Association of KKG

Book Activities (Day & Evening)

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

2016-2017 Season:

  • January:  Tuesday, 1/10/17 2pm Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book discussion - Honeydew by Edith Pearlman 
  • February:  Tuesday,  2/7/17 (first Tuesday due to Valentine’s Day) 2pm Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book discussion - Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker: A Novel  by Jennifer Chiaverini
  • March:  Tuesday 3/14/17 2pm Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book discussion - Ordinary Grace by William Ken Krueger

  • April:  Tuesday 4/11/17 2pm Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book discussion - Nightingale by Hannah Kristan
  • May:  Tuesday 5/9/17 2pm Panera Bread in Factoria Mall.  Book discussion - My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni

  • June:  Wednesday 6/14/17 2pm - Welcome to Braggsville at Book-It Theatre.   $28.50.    Email Joy at to get a ticket with the group.         


2017-2018 Season:

  • August:  Tuesday, 8/8/17 - Book Club Movie Night!  Dinner, movie & selecting this season's books.  Earl's Bar at 5:00, Movie at Lincoln Square Cinemas around 7:00.  RSVP to Joy Sheppard at or 425-444-9115. 


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


  • 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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