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UMGC Alumni Association Virtual Book Club

Looking for a new way to engage with your UMGC community?

Your UMGC Alumni Association is excited to introduce the Virtual Book Club! Join today and start connecting with fellow alumni and current students through a love of reading, lifelong learning, novels, and other books. Continue below for more information.

Current Selection

It's time to read the book selection for March - May, On a Night of a Thousand Stars by author Andrea Yaryura Clark. Join us as we dive into this narrative of love and resilience where a young couple confronts the start of Argentina's Dirty War in the 1970s, and a daughter searches for truth twenty years later.


Reading Schedule

  • On March 17th, visit Before the Book in our forum and begin reading On a Night of a Thousand Stars
  • By March 31st finish reading through Chapter 9
  • By April 7th, finish reading through Chapter 17
  • By April 14, finish reading through Chapter 26
  • By April 28th, finish reading through Chapter 39
  • By May 5th, finish reading the book and join our After the Book forum discussion

Join the UMGC Virtual Book Club

Join our community to connect with your fellow UMGC community and enjoy reading, lifelong learning, personal growth, novels and other books. Participation is free for the UMGC community!

Have Questions?

Have questions about what books you'll read, how discussions will run, or the time commitment? Find those answers and more in the FAQs.


Live Q & A Author Talks

Click below to register today to join a virtual live Q & A discussion with authors to learn about the thoughts behind their books and more.