ZTA Book Club 2017 Reading List

  • January 18 – “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman
  • February 15 – “When I’m Gone” by Emily Bleeker
  • March 15 – “Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarity
  • April 19 – “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah
  • May 17 – “The Nix” by Nathan Hill
  • June 21 – “Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography” by Rob Lowe
  • July 19 – “All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion” by Fannie Flagg
  • August 16 – Share your favorite summer read!
  • September 20 – “The Chemist” by Stephanie Meyer
  • October 18 – “Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers” by Mary Roach
  • November 15 – “Cyberstorm” by Matthew Mather
  • No Regular Meeting in December

Meetings held 7:00-8:30pm on 3rd Wednesday of each month. Please respond to the Evite to help with reservation planning.

Email your book suggestions for 2018 to Candy Bourgeois at bookclub-night@ztahouston.org

Click here for a PDF printable summary of the books.



Thanks to all who helped put together the 2016 book list!

ZTA Book Club 2016 Reading List

January 20 – “Inheritance” by Natalie Danford
February 17 – “The Selection” by Kiera Cass
March 23 – “A House in the Sky” by Amanda Lindhout
April 20 –  “Luckiest Girl Alive” by Jessica Knoll
May 18 – “Garlic Sapphires – The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise” by Ruth Reichl
June 15 – “Desolation Row” by Kay Kendall *  (meet the author)
July 20 – “Ship of Fools” by Katherine Anne Porter
August 17 – Share your favorite summer read!
September 21 –  “The Promise” by Ann Weisbarber * (meet the author)
October 19 – “Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that  Changed America” by Erik Larson
November 16 – “The Law of Moses” by Amy Harmon
No Meeting in December
* Author lives in Houston

Click HERE to download the book list with summaries.

Meetings held 7:00-8:30pm on 3rd Wednesday of each month (exception March).

For more information, or to be added to our Evite list, contact Book Club Chair.


Young Alumnae Professionals (YAPs) meet monthly for ZTA alumnae who graduated in the 2000’s to meet, mingle, and network!

All events are from 6:30-8p.m.

Thursday, September 17 – Izakaya, 318 Gray Street
Thursday, October 15 – Liberty Station, 2101 Washington Avenue
Thursday, November 19 – The Republic Smokehouse & Saloon, 1910 Bagby St

Contact Lauren for more information.



All HAA members are invited to join us in 2015 for a great year of reading and sisterhood!

We meet at 7pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Barry’s Pizza on Richmond@Chimney Rock.

2015 dates and books:

1/21:  The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
2/18:  Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
3/18:  The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
4/15:  Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
5/20:  Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
6/24:  Looking for Alaska by John Greene
7/15:  The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
8/19:   Share your favorite summer read!
9/16:  The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory
10/21:  The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
11/18:  Wonder by RJ Palacio
No Meeting in December

For questions or to be added to our Evite list, email Book Club Chair.


Join your ZTA sisters and check out some of the newest and best restaurants Houston has to offer!

Supper Club will meet at 6:30pm.

December 11th, 2014 – Olivette at the Houstonian Hotel
January 29, 2015 – Rouxpour (with Fort Bend ZTA)–CANCELLED
February 26, 2015 – La Casa del Caballo
March 26, 2015 – Sale-Sucrie
April 30, 2015 – Mo’s… A Place for Steak

Contact Renee for more information.





Fader - Group 2

All Young Alumnae (graduates of the 2000’s) are welcome to join us for our upcoming events!

All YAPs events are from 6pm-8pm, look for the turquoise flag to find our table.

September 17th – Little J’s (4218 Washington Ave)

October 17th – Proof Bar + Patio (2600 Travis St)

November 21st – 3rd Floor (2303 Smith St)

December 18th  –  Hearsay (218 Travis Street)

Contact: Lauren for more info.


The ZTA Book Club is back in session in September for more fun, reading, sisterhood… and pizza!

When: Wednesday, Sept. 18th @ 7pn

Where: Barry’s Pizza – Chimney Rock @ Fountainview

What:  “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green

Please RSVP to the Evite no later than Tuesday, Sept. 17th.

Contact: Stephanie


ZTA Book Club continues in July and August with some fun summer reads!

July 24th 7pm at Barry’s Pizza- “Where’d You Go Bernadette” by Maria Semple

August 18th 5pm at Stephanie Gilbert’s home – “Safe Haven” by Nicholas Sparks — come join us to watch the movie and discuss the book/movie.  Pot luck dinner. More details TBA.

Contact Stephanie for more information.


Houston-area ZTA Alumnae are invited to attend the June YAPS  event!

Meet, mingle, and network with other young ZTA alumnae (graduates of the 2000’s).

June 27, 2013, 6-8PM
Local Pour
1952 W Gray St, Houston 

For more information, contact Lauren.


The ZTA Book Club invites you to join us for some fun summer reading and discussions. We will be reading some “lighter fare” books for the summer.

June book:  “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened” by Jenny Lawson.

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: (A Mostly True Memoir)


June 26 @ 7pm
Barry’s Pizza
6003 Richmond Ave.

Stay tuned for upcoming books & dates!!

For more information or to RSVP contact: Stephanie