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About One Book & Previous Reads

One Book One Putnam has been encouraging the residents of Putnam County to read and discuss a single book each year since 2005. Books have spanned genres and authors. Some have been about our local area, others about Florida and the Southeast. All have been chosen in the belief that they, in some way, touch our residents and instigate discussion among them.

We are a completely volunteer organization that survives on donations from supportive people like you.

Previous OBOP Selections

A Land Remembered

by Patrick Smith 2005

Call of the Wild

 by Jack London 2006

To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee 2007

Adventures of Tom Sawyer
by Mark Twain 2008

by John Grisham 2009

Barefoot Mailman
by Theodore Pratt 2010

Seasons of Real Florida
by Jeff Klinkenberg 2011

Wrapped in Rain
by Charles Martin 2012

Alas Babylon
by Pat Frank 2013

Backcountry Lawman
by Bob Lee 2014

The Creek
by J.T. Glisson 2015

Heart of Palm
by Laura Lee Smith 2016

City of Bones
by Michael Connelly 2017

Rocket Boys
by Homer Hickam, Jr. 2018

Where the Crawdads Sing 
by Delia Owens 2019

News of the World
by Jeanette Iles 2020

Cracker Gothic
by Wanda Duncan 2020

Stars of Alabama
by Sean Dietrich 2020

Incredible Winston Browne
By Sean Dietrich 2022

Red Burning Sky
by Tom Young 2023

A Land Remembered 
by Patrick Smith 2024


These Folk & Organizations Help Make One Book One Putnam Successful


  • WIYD Radio

  • WPLK Radio

  • Hope FM


  • GFWC Palatka

  • Putnam County Board of County Commissioners

  • Putnam County Library System

  • Palatka Golf Course

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