Urbandale Public Library/Standard Book Club Kits
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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 that Matters Most, Ann Hood

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 Homecoming of Samuel Lake, Jenny Wingfield

Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi

Inside the O’Brien’s, Lisa Genova

Less, Andrew Sean Greer

The Life We Bury, Allen Eskens

Lila, Marilynne Robinson

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

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

The Radium Girls, Kate Moore

Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, Katarina Bivald

The Rent Collector, Camron Wright

The Romanov Sisters, Helen Rappaport

Rules of Civility, Amor Towles

Secret Wisdom of the Earth, Christopher Scotton

Shotgun Lovesongs, Nickolas Butler

Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult

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

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith

The Two-Family House, Lynda Cohen Loigman

Warrior of the People, Joe Starita

Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, Maria Semple