Past Reads

The Portsmouth Book Group reads a wide variety of books. Here is a list of our previous selections. Please join us on the first Monday of the month for our next discussion!

  1. 2017
  2. 2016
  3. 2015
  4. 2014


Month Book Title & Author
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
February The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
March The Fireman by Joe Hill
April The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
May My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
June Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
July The Finest Hours by Michael Tougias
August A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Humans by Matt Haig
October George Washington’s Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas
General Planning and Discussion
  1. 2013
  2. 2012
  3. 2011
  4. 2010


Month Book Title & Author
January Planning Meeting
February 11/22/63 by Stephen King
March Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantel
April And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
May Bring Up the Bodies by Hillary Mantel
June For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
July The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
August Defending Jacob by William Landay
September The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
October The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
November Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by John Meacham
December The Christmas Train by David Baldacci