Book Club Selections

Some of First Coast FCC Book Club’s Previous Selections:

• March into My Heart - Patty Lazarus
• Pearl of China – Anchee Min
• Second Hand World – Katherine Min
• Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know and When they Need to Know It
• Happy Birthday or Whatever – Annie Choi
• Kitchen Chinese
• Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? – Beverly Daniel Tatum
• Daughter of a Thousand Pieces of Gold – Peg Neral Helminski
• Crossing the Blue Willow Bridge – Nancy McCabe
• The Joy Luck Club- Amy Tan
• Dreams of Joy- Lisa See
• Little Princes- Conor Grennan
• Dragon Bones- Lisa See
• The Language of Blood- Jane Jeong Trenka
• Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper- Fuschia Dunlop
• Chasing China- Kay Bratt
• The Red Thread- Ann Hood
• Peeing in Peace – Tales and Tips for Type A Moms - Beth Feldman
• Digging to America - Anne Tyler
• Bound Feet and Western Dress - Pang-Mei Natasha Chang
• Chu-Ju’s House - Gloria Whelan
• Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mom - Jana Wolff
• Beyond Good Intentions - Cheri Register
• Falling Leaves - Adeline Yen Mah
• China Doll - Talia Carner
• Baby Makes Two - Judy Sheehan
• The Good Women of China - Xinran
• Documentary: Zhang Empresses
• China Ghosts - Jeff Gamage
• I Was a Really Good Mom Before I Had Kids - Trisha Ashworth & Amy Nobile
• Peony in Love - Lisa See
• Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited - Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein
• Movie Night: Eat Drink Man Woman
• Sippy Cups are Not for Chardonnay - Stephanie Wilder-Taylor
• Meeting Sophie - Nancy McCabe
• Outsiders Within - Trenka
• Forever Lily - Beth Nonte Russell
• Run - Ann Patchett
• Fortune Cookie Chronicles - Jennifer 8 Lee
• Silent Tears - Kay Bratt
• The English American - Alison Larkin
• Year of the Dog - Grace Lin
• The Good Earth - Pearl Buck
• Lost on Planet China - J. Maartan Troost
• Lucky Girl - Mei Ling Hopgood
• I Wish for You a Beautiful Life - Sarah Dorow
• After the Morning Calm - Wilkinson and Fox
• Middle Heart - Bette Bao Lord
• Shanghai Girls - Lisa See
• Movie Night: Adopted the Movie
• Confessions of a Slacker Mom - Muffy Mead-Ferrow
• Love in the Driest Season - Neely Tucker
• Night of Many Dreams - Gail Tsukiyama
• Motherhood is Not for Wimps - Elizabeth Shwarz
• Pigs in Heaven - Barbara Kingsolver
• Where the Mountain Meets the Moon - Grace Lin
• The Help - Kathryn Stockett
• Secret Daughter - Shilpi Somaya Gowda
• Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mom - Amy Chua
• Fried Eggs with Chopsticks: One Woman’s Hilarious Adventure into a Country and a Culture Not Her Own - Polly Evans
• Message From and Unknown Chinese Birth Mother - Xinran
• Mao’s Last Dancer - Li Cunxin
• Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford
• Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress - Dai Sijie
• Factory Girls - Leslie Chang
• Half the Sky - Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
• Dreaming in Chinese - Deborah Fallows
• Kimchi and Calamari – Rose Kent


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