Book Circle

Reading, sharing, discussing, and learning together ...

MONDAYS ONLINE at 11:00 AM Mountain

We read a chapter on Kindle and listen to the Audible version while we are screen sharing in a Zoom chat room. Conversations, insights, and dialogue are encouraged, but not required. (Subscribe to be reminded of the meeting in advance.)


Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience

by Brene’ Brown 

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In her latest book, Brené Brown writes, “If we want to find the way back to ourselves and one another, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories and be stewards of the stories that we hear. This is the framework for meaningful connection.”

In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a journey through eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. As she maps the necessary skills and an actionable framework for meaningful connection, she gives us the language and tools to access a universe of new choices and second chances—a universe where we can share and steward the stories of our bravest and most heartbreaking moments with one another in a way that builds connection.
Over the past two decades, Brown’s extensive research into the experiences that make us who we are has shaped the cultural conversation and helped define what it means to be courageous with our lives. Atlas of the Heart draws on this research, as well as on Brown’s singular skills as a storyteller, to show us how accurately naming an experience doesn’t give the experience more power—it gives us the power of understanding, meaning, and choice.
Brown shares, “I want this book to be an atlas for all of us, because I believe that, with an adventurous heart and the right maps, we can travel anywhere and never fear losing ourselves.”

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BOOK CIRCLES online chat facilitates our deep-dive discussion into cutting edge books written by authors who are experts in their fields. 


After saying hello, the screen is shared, and the chapter is verbally read.

  • A relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
  • Interesting comments, discussions, and shared stories.
  • A book chat lasts anywhere from 1 hour to 1-1/2 hours. If you are not comfortable in a chat with audio and video, then let us know ahead of time so that we can help you attend anonymously. (For security reasons, this must be known ahead of time.)
  • You will not be forced to participate, but you are welcomed to join in and share your thoughts, even if you disagree about something.

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Mountain Time (USA and Canada)

Eastern ………….. 1 PM
Central ………….. 12 AM
Mountain ……….. 11 AM
Pacific ……………. 10 AM
UK (London) …….  6 PM


Yes, you can come at any time, but we suggest that you read the book along with us so that you are not lost in the discussions.

We’re looking forward to seeing you!