BALLANTYNE BOOK CLUB: 2024 READING LIST
“A book is a gift you can open again and again.
— Garrison Keillor
Did you know that Charlotte’s Ballantyne area has an active Book Club which meets monthly? If you love reading good books and discussing them, you might want to join the Ballantyne Book Club. The 2024 reading list includes a mix of fiction, classic books, and non-fiction… something for everyone and anyone who loves to read. And you don’t need to live in Ballantyne to participate.
“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”
— Jhumpa Lahiri
The Ballantyne Book Club meets from 5:30 PM till 6:30 PM at the ALOFT Charlotte in Ballantyne, located at 13139 Ballantyne Corporate Place.
“Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.”
— George R R Mar
2024 BALLANTYNE BOOK CLUB READING LIST
January 31 | The Lost Bookshop by Evie Woods
About The Book: On a quiet street in Dublin, a lost bookshop is waiting to be found….
February 28 | In Defense of Food (An Eater’s Manifesto) by Michael Pollan
About The Book: Food. There’s plenty of it around, and we all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend it?
March 27 | The Housemaid by Freida McFadden
About The Book: Addictive psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist…
April 24 | City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
About The Book: A story of glamour, sex, and adventure about a young woman discovering that you don’t have to be a good girl to be a good person.
May 22 | Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
About The Book: A memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American.
June 26 | Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
About The Book: An epic panorama of World War II that illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women’s war.
July 24 | Verity by Colleen Hoover
About The Book: Whose truth is the lie? A psychological thriller…
August 21 | Mythos by Stephen Fry
About The Book: Thrills, grandeur, and unabashed fun of the Greek myths, stylishly retold by Stephen Fry.
September 25 | None of This is True by Lisa Jewell
About The Book: Psychological thriller about a woman who finds herself the subject of her own popular true crime podcast.
October 23 | Starling House by Alix E. Harrow
About The Book: A modern, gothic fantasy.
November 20 | Meet Me in Another Life by Catriona Silvey
About The Book: A poignant genre-bending debut novel about a man and woman who must discover why they continue to meet in different versions of their lives.
December TBD | No book… just a party!
“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”
— Walt Disney
This information about the Ballantyne Book Club is provided by Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty, Greater Charlotte residential real estate expert, Ballantyne neighbor and expert (and voracious reader). I’ve been opening doors in Ballantyne and throughout the Charlotte region for home buyers and sellers for 25 years.
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