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The Joy Luck Club
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Start date
July 1, 2022
Finish date
July 31, 2022
Discussion
Stand-Alone Novels
Why we're reading this
July 2022 group read
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The Eye of the World
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Start date
July 1, 2022
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July 31, 2022
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Book Series
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July 2022 series read
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * New Member Information - 2022
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May 2022
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April 2022
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March 2022
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February 2022
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * THE LIST - With Links to Past & Current Group Read Discussions
By Bridget · 3 posts · 46 views
last updated Feb 06, 2020 02:20PM
* RESULTS—Winner and Rankings
By Lavan , moderator · 7 posts · 50 views
last updated Oct 29, 2018 10:13AM
GAR Books That Mention Other GAR Books and Authors
By Lavan , moderator · 33 posts · 33 views
last updated Nov 14, 2020 08:27AM
I, Alex Cross?
By Carl · 8 posts · 25 views
last updated May 16, 2019 12:38PM
Shortest GAR Books
By Amanda · 7 posts · 51 views
last updated Apr 12, 2019 06:59AM
2018 Questionnaire
By Lavan , moderator · 9 posts · 22 views
last updated Dec 29, 2018 06:00PM
Praise and Criticism
By Lavan , moderator · 15 posts · 39 views
last updated Jul 09, 2018 05:46AM
July 2022 - THE JOY LUCK CLUB by Amy Tan
By Bridget · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Jun 29, 2022 02:07PM
June 2022 - A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES by John Kennedy Toole
By Bridget · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Jun 08, 2022 01:40PM
May 2022 - JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte
By Bridget · 1 post · 3 views
last updated May 03, 2022 10:56AM
April 2022 - MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden
By Bridget · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 30, 2022 02:51PM
March 2022 - WATCHERS by Dean Koontz
By Bridget · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Mar 02, 2022 03:58PM
January 2022 - HEART OF DARKNESS by Joseph Conrad
By Bridget · 4 posts · 7 views
last updated Feb 17, 2022 08:03PM
February 2022 - CRIME & PUNISHMENT by Fyodor Dostoevsky
By Bridget · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Feb 01, 2022 11:03AM
May 2021 - REBECCA by Daphne du Maurier
By Andrew , moderator · 2 posts · 18 views
last updated Jan 04, 2022 11:32AM
December 2021 - THE SUN ALSO RISES by Ernest Hemingway
By Bridget · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Dec 07, 2021 03:09PM
November 2021 - A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN by Betty Smith
By Bridget · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Oct 29, 2021 03:17PM
October 2021 - THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak
By Andrew , moderator · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Oct 03, 2021 02:56PM
February/March 2021 - DON QUIXOTE by Miguel de Cervantes
By Andrew , moderator · 8 posts · 18 views
last updated Aug 18, 2021 01:27PM
August 2021 - GULLIVER'S TRAVELS by Jonathan Swift
By Andrew , moderator · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Jul 10, 2021 12:40PM
July 2021 - A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY by John Irving
By Andrew , moderator · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Jul 10, 2021 11:46AM
November 2020 - THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde
By Andrew , moderator · 5 posts · 22 views
last updated Jul 04, 2021 09:20AM
June 2021 - SWAN SONG by Robert R. McCammon
By Andrew , moderator · 1 post · 7 views
last updated May 02, 2021 05:13AM
January 2021 - WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS by Wilson Rawls
By Andrew , moderator · 5 posts · 16 views
last updated Mar 29, 2021 10:50AM
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July 2022 - THE WHEEL OF TIME by Robert Jordan
By Bridget · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Jun 29, 2022 02:26PM
June 2022 - THE AFRICAN TRILOGY by Chinua Achebe
By Bridget · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Jun 08, 2022 01:58PM
May 2022 - THE NOTEBOOK SERIES by Nicholas Sparks
By Bridget · 1 post · 2 views
last updated May 03, 2022 11:01AM
April 2022 - JACK RYAN UNIVERSE by Tom Clancy
By Bridget · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Mar 30, 2022 03:09PM
October 2021 - THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE by C.S. Lewis
By Andrew , moderator · 3 posts · 7 views
last updated Mar 20, 2022 01:51PM
March 2022 - JURASSIC PARK by Michael Crichton
By Bridget · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 02, 2022 04:12PM
February 2022 - THE LORD OF THE RINGS by J.R.R. Tolkien
By Bridget · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Feb 01, 2022 11:19AM
January 2022 - CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller
By Bridget · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Jan 04, 2022 01:00PM
December 2021 - BELOVED TRILOGY by Toni Morrison
By Bridget · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Dec 07, 2021 03:28PM
December 2018—LU—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 4 of 4)
By Lavan , moderator · 9 posts · 18 views
last updated Nov 23, 2021 12:10PM
August 12 - 31, 2018—SUNNY—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 3 of 4)
By Lavan , moderator · 8 posts · 21 views
last updated Nov 19, 2021 09:40AM
July 22 - August 11, 2018—PATINA—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 2 of 4)
By Lavan , moderator · 16 posts · 20 views
last updated Nov 15, 2021 12:03PM
July 1 - 21, 2018—GHOST—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 1 of 4)
By Lavan , moderator · 32 posts · 28 views
last updated Nov 08, 2021 10:25AM
November 2021 - TALES OF THE CITY by Armistead Maupin
By Bridget · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Nov 01, 2021 02:00PM
July 2021 - THE GIVER by Lois Lowry
By Andrew , moderator · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Jul 10, 2021 12:32PM
Sept/Oct 2021 - A DANCE WITH DRAGONS by George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire #5)
By Andrew , moderator · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jul 10, 2021 11:29AM
July/August 2021 - A FEAST FOR CROWS by George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire #4)
By Andrew , moderator · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Jul 10, 2021 11:27AM
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * How to Create a Virtual Bookshelf
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last updated May 30, 2018 08:11AM
Bridget's Bookshelf
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last updated Jun 29, 2022 01:49PM
Larissa's GAR Bookshelf
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last updated Dec 07, 2021 02:53PM
Trish’s Great American Read List
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last updated Dec 07, 2021 02:43PM
Andrew's bookshelf
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last updated Nov 15, 2020 04:01AM
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last updated Jun 08, 2020 09:44AM
Annie’s Great American Read Bookshelf
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last updated Jan 03, 2020 12:33PM
Erin's Bookshelf
By Erin · 13 posts · 15 views
last updated Jul 16, 2019 06:56PM
Amanda A's GAR list
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last updated Jun 08, 2019 05:16AM
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last updated Apr 29, 2019 09:22PM
Cindy's Bookshelf
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last updated Apr 03, 2019 04:19PM
TONI’S SHELF
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last updated Mar 27, 2019 01:42PM
Lavan's bookshelf
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last updated Feb 24, 2019 01:52PM
Cindy P bookshelf
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Tasha's Shelf
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last updated Aug 30, 2018 04:21AM
2022 - Where we are today
By Bridget · 4 posts · 6 views
last updated Jan 07, 2022 05:16PM
2021 and Beyond
By Bridget · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Apr 23, 2021 01:53PM
Just Checking...
By Bridget · 7 posts · 9 views
last updated Mar 22, 2020 04:36AM
2019 in Review
By Bridget · 6 posts · 8 views
last updated Jan 08, 2020 01:38PM
Print vs. Ebook vs. Audiobook—What's Your Preference?
By Lavan , moderator · 27 posts · 31 views
last updated May 20, 2019 06:56PM
2019 Reading Goals
By Lavan , moderator · 16 posts · 107 views
last updated Mar 17, 2019 10:41AM
Book-Scented Candles
By Lavan , moderator · 8 posts · 17 views
last updated Oct 23, 2018 02:24PM
Favorite Genre?
By Lavan , moderator · 27 posts · 15 views
last updated Oct 07, 2018 02:05PM
Do You Abandon Books or Always Finish?
By Lavan , moderator · 14 posts · 12 views
last updated Sep 15, 2018 09:53PM
Book Series—Publication or Chronological Order?
By Lavan , moderator · 3 posts · 12 views
last updated Aug 27, 2018 04:01PM
E-readers
By Lavan , moderator · 18 posts · 18 views
last updated Aug 24, 2018 02:33PM
Book Journaling
By Lavan , moderator · 2 posts · 19 views
last updated Aug 06, 2018 10:49AM
Podcasts and Vloggers/YouTubers That Discuss Books
By Lavan , moderator · 10 posts · 13 views
last updated Jul 26, 2018 05:42AM
How Many Books Do You Read at a Time?
By Lavan , moderator · 6 posts · 20 views
last updated Jul 08, 2018 05:15AM
Do You Spring-Clean Your Library?
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last updated Jul 07, 2018 03:51PM
Favorite Place to Read?
By Lavan , moderator · 9 posts · 21 views
last updated Jul 01, 2018 06:42AM
How Do You Organize Your Library?
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last updated Jun 29, 2018 09:27AM
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