Coffee Cake Book Club

Coffee Cake Book Club, third Wednesday of every month.

The Coffee Cake Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m.

If you can't come, email your comments to Valerie and we'll share them with the group.


Our next books:

*Until further notice, book club meetings will take place via Zoom! Email Valerie at for an invitation, or if you have questions.

July 15 - Happiness by Aminatta Forna

In 2018, Inprint (a wonderful literary arts nonprofit here in Houston) featured Aminatta Forna's Happiness in their Brown Reading Series. You can watch the recording of this event (also featuring Samatha Schweblin, author of Fever Dream) on Inprint's website!

August 19 - Delta Wedding by Eudora Welty

September 16 - Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Happiness Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802129185
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - January 22nd, 2019

"Throughout Happiness, Forna stops in our tracks . . . Reminiscent at times of Michael Ondaatje's novel Anil's Ghost . . . Happiness is a meditation on grand themes: Love and death, man and nature, cruelty and mercy. But Forna folds this weighty matter into her buoyant creation with a sublimely delicate touch."--Washington Post

Delta Wedding Cover Image
By Eudora Welty, Anne Tyler (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780358212522
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - June 2nd, 2020

With a new introduction from Anne Tyler.

From one our most treasured American writers, Delta Wedding is a vivid and charming portrait of a large southern family, the Fairchilds, who live on a plantation in the Mississippi delta.

Gilead: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250784018
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, Gilead is the long-hoped-for second novel by Marilynne Robinson, one of our finest writers--a hymn of praise and lamentation to the God-haunted existence that Reverend Ames loves passionately, and from which he will soon part.