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Book Club Resources

​Are you a devoted reader in our community! Are you part of a book club? Would you like to start a book club? If you are a member of an existing book club, why not check out our book club sets. We have selected a diverse collection of reads designed to inspire discussion.

  • Great news! The Bunbury Library run three book clubs each month. You can find out more about our clubs and to register your interest by contacting our Library team.

  • Bold indicates NEW book club set (updated February 2024)

    Title Author Genre Copies
    Alias Grace Atwood, Margaret F 6
    The Handmaid’s Tale Atwood, Margaret F 8
    Working Class Boy Barnes, Jimmy BIO 8
    The Suspect Barton, Fiona F 6
    Atlas Si Blake, Olivie F 8
    The Hearts Invisible Furies Boyne, John F 8
    Lion : A long Way Home Brierley, Saroo NF 8
    Behind the Voice Callea, Anthony BIO 8
    Caught Coben, Harlan F 6
    The Innocent Coben, Harlan F 7
    The Black Box Connelly, Michael F 9
    Boy Swallows Universe Dalton, Trent F 9
    All Our Shimmering Skies Dalton, Trent F 8
    The Day the World Came to Town DeFede, Jim BIO 8
    Room Donoghue, Emma F 7
    While Paris Slept Druart, Ruth F 7
    The Cry FitzGerald, Helen F 6
    Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian F 9
    Lessons in Chemistry Garmus, Bonnie F 9
    Still Alice Genova, Lisa F 10
    The Fault in Our Stars Green, John F 8
    The Kings Curse Gregory, Philippa F 6
    A Room Made of Leaves Grenville, Kate F 8
    Water for Elephants Gruen, Sara F 10
    The Foundling Halls, Sarah F 8
    The Dressmaker Ham, Rosalie F 10
    Scrublands Hammer, Chris F 8
    The Dry Harper, Jane F 6
    The Lost Man Harper, Jane F 10
    Force of Nature Harper, Jane F 7
    The Survivors Harper, Jane F 8
    The Exiles Harper, Jane F 9
    Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine Honeyman, Gail F 8
    Between You & M Horton, Joanna F 8
    Handling Edna Humphries, Barry BIO 8
    The Honey Queen Kelly, Cathy F 8
    The Lost English Girl Kelly, Julia F 7
    Devotion Kent, Hannah F 8
    Revival King, Stephen F 6
    Orphan Train Kline, Christina Baker F 6
    We Could Be Something Kostakis, Will F 8
    Backlash LaPlante, Lynda F 9
    To Kill a Mockingbird Lee, Harper F 6
    Hidden Figures Lee Shetterley, Margot NF 8
    We Must Be Brave Liardet, Frances F 6
    Ma, he sold me for a few cigarettes Long, Martha BIO 9
    Arthur and Teddy are Coming Out Love, Ryan F 8
    Too Much Lip Lucashenko, Melissa F 10
    Don’t Want to Miss a Thing Mansell, Jill F 6
    Can I Steal You for A Second? McAlister, Jodi F 8
    Once Were Wolves McConaghy, Charlotte F 8
    Crimson Dawn McDonald, Fleur F 10
    Hello from the Gillespies McInerney, Monica F 9
    The Pearl Thief McIntosh, Fiona F 8
    The Scholar McTiernan, Dervla F 8
    The Song of Achilles Miller, Madeline F 8
    The Hundred Foot Journey Morais, Richard C F 10
    Nine Perfect Strangers Moriarty, Liane F 7
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz Morris, Heather F 9
    Cilka’s Journey Morris, Heather F 6
    The Golden Land Morrissey, Di F 8
    The Road Back Morrissey, Di F 10
    Homecoming  Morton, Kate F 9
    Giver of Stars Moyes, Jojo F 8
    The last explorer  Nasht, Simon NF 8
    Sweet Sorrow Nicholls, David F 10
    Into the Fire Orchard, Sonia F 8
    The Thursday Murder Club Osman, Richard F 8
    The Family Doctor Oswald, Debra F 8
    Past the shallows  Parrett, Favell F 9
    Leaving Time Picoult, Jodi F 6
    My Sister’s Keeper Picoult, Jodie F 10
    Mad Honey Picoult, Jodie F 8
    Bones Never Lie Reichs, Kathy F 8
    The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Reid, Taylor Jenkins F 8
    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Richardson, Kim Michele F 8
    Bruny Rose, Heather F 8
    Dirt Town Scrivenor, Hayler F 8
    Honey Bee Silvey, Craig F 8
    The Best of Adam Sharpe Simsion, Graeme C. F 8
    The Rosie Project Simsion, Graeme C. F 8
    Aberash – A Mysterious Land Down Under Smith, Helene YAF 10
    Children of Morwen Smith, Helene YAF 10
    Wild : A Journey from Lost to Found Strayed, Cheryl NF 10
    Perfume : The Story of a Murderer Suskind, Patrick F 8
    The Goldfinch Tartt, Donna F 6
    Nora Webster Toibin, Colm F 6
    White Horses Treasure, Rachael F 8
    Finding Grace VanLiere, Donna BIO 8
    The Bookbinder of Jericho Williams, Pip F 8
    Gemini Falls Wilson, Sean F 9
    Eyrie Winton, Tim F 10
    The Shepherd’s Hut Winton, Tim F 8
    They Hate Each Other Woody, Amanda F 7
    Total Sets – 94      
  • What titles are available? Lists of our book club sets are available from our libraries,  online or we can email them through to you.

    How do we access the book club sets? Book clubs must be a registered as members with Bunbury or Withers library to borrow the sets. Your club will be issued with a membership card, this card is used to borrow book sets. The set must be borrowed and returned as a set, in full.

    How does my book club become a member? We require two members of your book club to supply their details as book club contacts. One or both will be required to sign and accept the conditions of use on behalf of the book club.

    For how long sets be borrowed? The loan period is six weeks.

    What is the best way to keep track of books? Each of the books within the set will be individually numbered e.g. 1/8, 2/8. Some book clubs allocate a constant number to a specific member.

    How do we return the sets? The books must be returned as a set including the reading notes (if present). The complete set can be returned to either Bunbury or Withers. The returns chute or after-hours chute cannot be used. Please ensure you give the bag to a library staff member.

    Can a title be reserved for our book club? Yes – our library staff can help you to do this, either in person at one of our branches, by phone 9792 7190 or email on

    What happens if a book for the set is lost or damaged?

    As per our terms, the book club will be financially responsible for all books borrowed. If the damage is minor, the library may try to repair the book if feasible. If the damage is major, there may be a charge for the book. If the book is lost, the book club will need to pay for or replace the book.

  • Membership Form For Your Book Club

    First Contact Details

    Second Contact Details

    Terms and Conditions

    Valid photo identification with an address will be required to start a book club membership.

    Book club sets can be borrowed for a maximum of six weeks unless other arrangements have been made prior to the lending of the set.

    Book Club sets are the responsibility of the book club, as a group you are financially responsible for the book set.

    If a book is damaged and it is minor we will try to repair where possible. If the damage is major, there will be a charge for the book. If the book is lost, your book club is responsible for payment or replacement of the book. It is up to each book club to decide on how they manage this.

    Book clubs may only borrow the books as a full set. Books must be returned as a set during opening hours and given to a member of the library staff either at Bunbury Public Library or Withers Community Library.

    Your book club library card must be presented to collect the sets. (Book club sets can only be checked out to a current book club membership.)

    If a replacement card is needed there will be a $5.00 charge.