Current Reading List

CURRENT SELECTIONS The Afternoon PageTurners' groups will not meet in July or August.  Our list of books for the 2017-2018 reading year is as follows: A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles    A Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes   News of the World – Paulette Jiles   The American – Henry James   The … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurner’s: Clementine by Sonia Purcell

The Afternoon PageTurners will discuss Clementine by Sonia Purcell, a biography of the wife of Winston Churchill. Why did Winston say victory in the Second World War would have been “impossible without her”? The Monday group will meet on May 22 and the Thursday group on May 25. For information about Afternoon PageTurners: Monday group, contact … [Read more...]

About the Club

   Page Turners began in the summer of 1991 when a group of Niguel Shores residents met at the Community Center to form a book club. Currently, Page Turners is divided into three groups: Monday morning, Monday afternoon, and Thursday afternoon. The individual groups meet once a month to discuss selected fiction and nonfiction works. … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurners: Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

The Afternoon Page Turners will read and discuss The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney at the April meetings. This novel is about a dysfunctional New York family. Read and find out what money can do to relationships! The Monday group will meet on April 24 and the Thursday group on April 27. For more information about Afternoon Page Turners: … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurners: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Afternoon PageTurners’ will read and discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. The book is the story of two sisters living in German-occupied France in 1939. The Thursday group will meet on March 23 and the Monday group on March 27. There is currently a waiting list for both groups, however, for information about PageTurners contact: Mondays: … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurners: The Secret in Their Eyes by Eduardo Sacheri

The Monday afternoon PageTurners’ group will meet on February 27 and the Thursday group on February 23. Both groups will discuss The Secret in Their Eyes by Eduardo Sacheri. The book features a retired detective who is obsessed with an old case in 1970s Argentina. For more information about PageTurners contact: Monday afternoons: Diane Hearne: … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurners: January 2017 Update

The afternoon PageTurners’ groups will meet January 23 and 26 to discuss Iris Murdoch’s The Sea, The Sea. The Sea, The Sea is a winner of the Booker Prize and is one of Murdoch’s most affecting tales. For more information about PageTurners: Monday afternoons: Diane Hearne - Thursday afternoons: Lisa Buchner - … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurners: December 2016

The Afternoon PageTurners’ groups will both meet on Thursday, December 8 at 1:00. We will have refreshments and a book exchange. Members might want to begin reading the January book, The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch as it is longer than most of our selections. For more information about PageTurners contact: Monday afternoons: Diane Hearne: … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurner’s” Silence by Shusaku Endo

The Afternoon PageTurners’ book club will meet on Monday, November 21st and Thursday, November 17. Note the change of dates due to Thanksgiving. We will discuss Silence by Shusaku Endo. It takes place in 1637, when two Jesuit priests go from Portugal to Japan, a country hostile to their religion, to minister to its “hidden Christians”, but also … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurner’s: The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony

The Afternoon PageTurners' book club will meet on October 24 and October 27 to discuss The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony. The book is a memoir of the author's struggle to integrate a herd of elephants into his private African game preserve. For more information about PageTurners contact: Monday afternoons: Diane … [Read more...]