Urbandale Public Library/Standard Book Club Kits
Copyright © 2016 by Dover Publications, Inc.

Titles are in alphabetical order, click on the title to read the description from the Library catalog. Click here for a printable version of this list.

Interested in books about leadership and professional development?  Take a look at our Leadership Book Club kits.


The Alice Network, Kate Quinn

All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

At the Edge of the Orchard, Tracy Chevalier

The Bartender’s Tale, Ivan Doig

The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown

Boys in the Bunkhouse, Dan Barry

Commonwealth, Ann Patchett

Evicted, Matthew Desmond

Flight of the Sparrow, Amy Belding Brown

The Forgetting Time, Sharon Guskin

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer

The Homecoming of Samuel Lake, Jenny Wingfield

Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi

Inside the O’Brien’s, Lisa Genova

An Invisible Thread, Laura Schroff

The Last Escaper, Peter Tunstall

The Life We Bury, Allen Eskens

Lila, Marilynne Robinson

Marriage of Opposites, Alice Hoffman

My Name is Mary Sutter, Robin  Oliveira

News of the World, Paulette Jiles

One Summer, Bill Bryson

Ordinary Grace, William Kent Krueger

Oregon Trail, Rinker Buck

Pearl that Broke It’s Shell, Nadia Hashimi

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, Katarina Bivald

The Rent Collector, Camron Wright

The Romanov Sisters, Helen Rappaport

Secret Wisdom of the Earth, Christopher Scotton

Shotgun Lovesongs, Nickolas Butler

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin

Tiny Little Thing, Beatriz Williams

The Two-Family House, Lynda Cohen Loigman

Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, Maria Semple

Without You, There is No Us, Suki Kim