Thyme To Read

Love to read?  It’s Thyme to Read!  Join us as we discuss books with an environmental or horticultural theme!  See our list below.

Our meetings are held the second Friday in the following months from 10:15 – 11:15 A.M. at the Cobb Water Lab. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be meeting in other locations or using Zoom. Please contact Master Gardener Cris Force, Chair, for more information.  Please join us!!

*All books are available from the Cobb County Library System


2020 / 2021 Reading List

Sept. 11, 2020 – American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee. Facilitator Crystal Force

Oct. 9, 2020 – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Facilitator Susan Dawsey

Nov. 13, 2020 – Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray. Facilitator Beth St. Jean

Jan. 8, 2021 – A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf: John Muir’s Diary by John Muir. Facilitator is Cris Force

Feb. 12, 2021 – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See. Facilitator is Barbara Lewis

March 12, 2021 – Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. Facilitator Judy Mitchell

April 9, 2021 – The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Richardson. Facilitator is Susie Tabor.

May 14, 2021 – Small Wonder by Barbara Kingsolver. Facilitator Donna Price

2019 / 2020 Reading List

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
Jan. 11, 2019
Discussion facilitated by Cris Force

Seeds of Hope by Jane Goodall
Feb. 8, 2019
Discussion facilitated by Judy Mitchell

Listen to the Land by Louise Wrinkle
Mar. 8, 2019
Discussion facilitated by Sondra Nierenberg

The Second Bud by Martha Ezzard
Apr. 12, 2019
Discussion facilitated by Beth St. Jean

Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto by Leslie Buck
May 10, 2019
Discussion facilitated by Cris Force

The Rain Watcher by Tatiano de Rosnay
Sept. 13, 2019 Discussion facilitated by Sondra Nierenberg

The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers
Oct. 11, 2019 Discussion facilitated by Judy Mitchell

Second Nature by Michael Pollan
Nov. 8, 2019 Discussion facilitated by Katie Sanstead

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Jan. 10, 2020
Discussion facilitated by Beth St. Jean

The Overstory by Richard Powers
Feb. 14, 2020 Discussion facilitated by Cris Force

Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition by Stephen R. Brown
March 13, 2020 Discussion facilitated by Carolyn Sqrow

The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt by Darrin Lunde
April 10, 2020
Discussion facilitated by Vicki Green

American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee
May 8, 2020
Discussion facilitated by Susan Dawsey

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