ARA Readers Book Club

Leader:  Carol Szot

Contact: (207) 384-5153 or Email:

The ARA readers read fiction, nonfiction, bios, best sellers and the classics.  Members suggest books and lead discussions of their recommendations. Book choices are posted well in advance along with other proposed good “reads”.

When:  3rd Tuesday of the month. (year-round), 1:00 p.m.

Where: ARA book group has  decided to start meeting in person again. We will meet at the McConnell Center which is located next to the Dover library. 

Carol will send an invitation to each meeting one month prior to the event, one week before, and the morning of the discussion.
These are the current selections:

January 18      The Widows of Malabar Hill, by Sujata Massey, leading discussion---Carol Szot

February 15     When The Apricots Bloom, by Gina Wilkinson, leading discussion---Mary Ellen Siudut

March 15          The Last Painting of Sara de Vosby Dominic Smith, leading discussion---Carol Chamberain                                                                       

April 19            Tribeby Sebastian Junger, leading discussion---Pat Laska

May 17              Eat the Buddha : Life and Death of a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick,  leading discussion---Robert Peck

June 21             The Vanishing Halfby Brit Bennett, leading discussion---Drew Christie   

July 19              The Midnight Libraryby Matt Haig, leading discussion---Susan Wagner



Please email me: if you have questions or corrections to this list.

Established in 2013