Alumnae Book Club

Alpha Chi Omega hosts an online book club just for alumnae! Each month, you will have the opportunity to make connections with alumnae all over the country about the books we’re reading through virtual discussion in our Facebook group. If you have questions about the book club, please contact October Davis, assistant director of volunteer management. We look forward to reading alongside you

Join our Alumnae Book Club Facebook Group

We will read a new book and have a virtual discussion via the Facebook group each month!

Book of the month


Two best friends, Sam and Sadie, are on the road to success and riches as their first blockbuster game, Ichigo, takes off – but a sequel won’t be that easy. This novel takes us on a journey of a lifetime, following the two from their days at a pediatric hospital through college and adulthood navigating what their partnership looks like. Sam and Sadie’s story of friendship and love is powerful and unique as Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow examines the nature of identity, disability, failure, the redemptive power of play and our need to connect with each other.  

Coming Up...June 2023  


Six years after retiring from her tennis career, Carrie Soto watches her record slip away during the 1994 US Open. At 37 years old, Carrie decides to come out retirement for once final season with her father as her coach with hopes to reclaim her title. Carrie also has to set pride aside as she begins to train with a man who almost broke her heart, Bowe Huntley. Carrie Soto is back for one epic season in another unforgettable novel written by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Suggest Books for our List

Is there a book that you would love to read alongside sisters? Please submit your recommendations for our upcoming book lists!

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As guests gather to celebrate a wedding off the coast of Ireland, every detail is fit for a magazine. The cell phone service is spotty and the waves are rough, but that won’t stop the bridal party from popping Champagne and reminiscing on old memories, resentments and petty jealousies. And then someone turns up dead. Who didn’t wish the couple well? And more importantly, why?  



True biz (adj/exclamation; American Sign Language): really, seriously, definitely, real-talk 

River Valley School for the Deaf is packed with students who want to pass their tests, hook up with each other and stop having their parents and doctors tell them what to do with their bodies. We’ll follow Charlie and Austin, two students, and February, their headmistress, on a journey into the Deaf community that celebrates the human connection while telling a story of sign language, civil rights, first love and loss, joy and so much more.  


In a nod to Healthy Relationship Week during the month of February, we will embark on a tale of two friends, Ann and Miriam, who have been given the opportunity of a lifetime to create Princess Elizabeth’s wedding gown following a harsh winter in postwar Britain. As we fast forward almost 70 years, Heather finds a set of embroidered flowers from her late grandmother. When Heather notices the resemblance to the flowers on Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding gown, she wonders if her grandmother was connected to the textile artist and Holocaust survivor, Miriam Dassin? The Gown takes us from 1947 to 2016 by introducing us to three unforgettable heroines, whose lives are woven together by the pain of survival, the bonds of female friendship and the power of love.  


Nora Stephens’ life revolves around books, from the one she reads to the clients she lands deals for as a cutthroat literary agent – but she isn’t your typical heroine. When Nora agrees to go on a sisters’ trip to North Carolina, she hopes for a small-town vacation complete with picnics and a run-in with a handsome country doctor. Charlie Lastra, a bookish brooding editor, is the only thing standing in her way. Their meet-cute is anything but cute. As they find each other again and again, they discover that the stories they’ve written about themselves might be worth rewriting.



The Four Winds takes us to Texas in 1934 as a drought has broken the Great Plains and left millions out of work. The Dust Bowl era has arrived with a vengeance. Crops are failing and dust is threatening to bury everything as farmers fight to keep their livelihoods.  
Elsa Marinelli, like so many of her neighbors, is plagued with the choice to either fight for the land she loves or make the dangerous trip west to California. Elsa’s story captures her courage and sacrifice, as well as love and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America’s most defining eras – the Great Depression. 


Lori Gottlieb, bestselling author, psychotherapist and national advice columnist, takes us behind the scenes in a therapist’s world. One day, Lori is working with patients in her practice, and the next, she is reeling from a crisis that causes her world to come crashing down. As she finds herself meeting with Wendall, a quirky but seasoned therapist, she realizes he is much more than a balding head and cardigan sweater.  



Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside, to help her newlywed cousin after receiving a frantic letter. Noemí is a glamorous debutante who spends more time dressed up at cocktail parties than amateur sleuthing, but she is tough, smart and afraid of nothing, including her cousin’s new husband, his father who seems fascinated by Noemí and the house itself that brings about visions of doom. The walls of High Place are full of secrets, hiding dark knowledge of the family’s past.  

As Noemí digs deeper into the family’s former mining empire, she unearths stories that are both violent and maddening. Will Noemí be able to help her cousin – or ever leave High Place? 

Content warning: sexual assault and attempted rape



On the evening of Melody’s coming-of-age ceremony in 2001, in her grandparent’s Brooklyn brownstone, surrounded by the sounds of Prince, she wears a special custom-made dress. That very same dress was sewn sixteen years earlier for Melody’s mother for a celebration that never took place.  

Taking a trip through Melody’s family history and how they arrived at this moment, Red at the Bone considers not just their ambitions and successes but also the challenges that arise when a family strives to overcome expectations and societal norms. As we pass through the past and present, Woodson explores how so many young people must make life-altering decisions about their lives before they even have a chance to figure out who they are.  



The Riva siblings’ end-of-summer party is the most desired place to be in Malibu. It’s August 1983, and all eyes are on the four siblings, thanks to their popularity and famous singer parent, Mick Riva. Nina, whose husband just very publicly left her, and Hud are not looking forward to this year’s party while Jay and Kit, with a few of their own secrets, are counting down the minutes until nightfall.  By the end of the night, the party is out of control and the Riva mansion is in flames. Taylor Jenkins Reid finds the perfect way to weave secrets and scandal into a storyline that connects you to each character. Malibu Rising is a story about how a family must choose between the secrets they keep and what must be left behind.



In People We Meet on Vacation, Alex and Poppy, two college best friends with nothing in common, vacation together each summer. They spend the rest of their year apart; she’s in New York City and he’s in their small hometown. Their vacations over the last 10 years have been perfect…until they weren’t. After two years of not speaking, Poppy knows this last vacation is her only chance to fix things with Alex. Seems easy enough, right?



In this novel by Matt Haig, the author of our August 2021 pick, The Midnight Library, we meet Tom Hazard, who has recently moved back to London to become a high school history teacher. Tom has a secret…he may look like a normal 41-year-old man, but he has been alive for centuries. Tom has traveled throughout time for all of his life, but he may have just met the woman who can save him. Unfortunately, the Albatross Society, which protects people like Tom, only has one rule: never fall in love. Tom must decide if he will remain stuck in the past or finally begin living in the present.



Michelle Zauner’s memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother and discovering her own identity is a powerfully poignant recollection about family, food, grief and endurance. She tells stories of growing up in Oregon as one of the only Asian American kids at her school and months spent cooking in her grandmother’s Seoul kitchen. Michelle moves away to attend college, falls in love and becomes an indie rock musician, feeling more and more disconnected from her heritage until her mother’s terminal cancer diagnosis. Michelle’s voice comes alive on the page as she reckons with her identity, the power of good food and the gifts that her mother gave her.