Book Clubs

Chapter & Verse Book Club: New Kid and The Cardboard Kingdom

August has been graphic novel-reading month since we began Chapter & Verse in 2008. This month we're reading New Kid by Jerry Craft and The Cardboard Kingdom by ten authors and illustrator Chad Sell.

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By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: HarperCollins - February 5th, 2019

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft.


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$12.99
ISBN: 9781524719388
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity.


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

Memoirs in the Morning Book Club: The Art of the Wasted Day

Memoirs will discuss The Art of the Wasted Day by Patricia Hampl.

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$17.00
ISBN: 9780143132882
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Published: Penguin Books - April 16th, 2019

“A sharp and unconventional book — a swirl of memoir, travelogue and biography of some of history's champion day-dreamers.” Maureen Corrigan, "Fresh Air"

A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydream


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

Word of Mouth: Every Note Played

WOM will meet to discuss Every Note Played by Lisa Genova.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781476717814
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - January 29th, 2019

“Unsparing in her depiction of the disease’s harrowing effects, neuroscientist Genova also celebrates humanity.” —People

“Sometimes it’s easier to tell truth in fiction…And she tells it with heart and hope.” NPR

“Her juxtaposition of scientific detail with compassionate, heartfelt storytel


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

Men's Discussion Group: Hero of the Empire

The men will meet to discuss The Hero of the Empire by Candace Millard.

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307948786
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Published: Anchor - May 30th, 2017

"A thrilling account.... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one." —New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top Ten Books of 2016


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

Word of Mouth: Us Against You

WOM will meet to discuss Us Against You by Fredrik Backman.

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160806
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Published: Washington Square Press - March 5th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown returns with an unforgettable novel “about people—about strength and tribal loyalty and what we unwittingly do when trying to show our boys how to be men” (Jojo Moyes).

Have you ever seen a town fall? Ours did.
Have you ever seen a town rise?


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

THURS: The Other Einstein

THURS will meet to discuss The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781492647584
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 29th, 2017

One of PopSugar's "25 Books You're Going to Curl Up with this Fall."

"The Other Einstein takes you into Mileva's heart, mind, and study as she tries to forge a place for herself in a scientific world dominated by men."-Bustle


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

Chapter & Verse: Going Down Home With Daddy and Genesis Begins Again

Chapter and Verse will meet to discuss Going Down Home With Daddy and Geneis Begins Again.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781561459384
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 2019

"On reunion morning, we rise before the sun. Daddy hums as he packs our car with suitcases and a cooler full of snacks. He says there's nothing like going down home."


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781481465809
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019

This deeply sensitive and powerful debut novel tells the story of a thirteen-year-old who must overcome internalized racism and a verbally abusive family to finally learn to love herself.

There are ninety-six things Genesis hates about herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list.


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

Men's Discussion Group: The World Without Us

The Men's Group will meet to discuss The World Without Us by Alan Weisman.

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$19.00
ISBN: 9780312427900
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Published: Picador - August 5th, 2008

Time #1 Nonfiction Book of 2007
Entertainment Weekly #1 Nonfiction Book of 2007
Finalist for the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award
Salon Book Awards 2007
Amazon Top 100 Editors' Picks of 2007 (#4)
Barnes and Noble 10 Best of 2007: Politics and Current Affairs
Kansas City Star's Top 100 Books of the Year 2007


Event address: 
43455 Kavanaugh Rd
Cable, WI 54821

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