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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for September
    Mystery Book Club Selection for September
    August 23, 2019 by
    Thursday, September 19, at 6:30 pm. Join us as we discuss A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George. To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale’s lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Selection for September
    Tuesday Book Club Selection for September
    August 23, 2019 by
    Tuesday September 10 at 1:00 pm. Join us as we discuss “Waking Lions” by Israeli writer Ayelet Gundar-Goshen. Described in the New York Times as “…part psychological thriller, part morality play” it was listed as a NYT Notable Book of 2017. The story begins when a highly […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club Selection For August
    The Mystery Book Club Selection For August
    July 26, 2019 by
    Thursday, August 15, 6:30 p.m. at the library. Join us as we discuss Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson. Where: A quiet fishing village in northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors. It is accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Who: Ari Thor is a rookie policeman […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Title for August
    Tuesday Book Title for August
    July 26, 2019 by
      1:00 pm, August 13, at the library.  Join us as we discuss The Library Book by Susan Orlean. It is a full banquet of delight for library lovers everywhere. The book is constructed around the investigation into the devastating Los Angeles Public Library fire in 1986 […]...
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  • The Tuesday Book Club Title for July
    The Tuesday Book Club Title for July
    June 17, 2019 by
    Tuesday, July 9, at 1:00 pm. “A Place for Us” by Fatima Farheen Mirza is the novel to be discussed at the July 9th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. It is the beautifully written story of an Indian couple who migrate to America […]...
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  • July's Mystery Book Club Title
    July’s Mystery Book Club Title
    June 17, 2019 by
    Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 pm at the library. Join us as we discuss The Girl Next Door by Ruth Rendell. In the waning months of the second World War, a group of children discover a tunnel in their neighborhood outside London. For that summer of 1944, […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Selection for June
    Tuesday Book Club Selection for June
    May 17, 2019 by
    Tuesday, June 11, at 1 pm at the Killingworth Library. “Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee is the novel to be discussed at the June meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. Named as one of the NYT Ten Best Books of 2017, it is a […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for June
    Mystery Book Club Selection for June
    May 17, 2019 by
    Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 pm at Killingworth Library. Join us as we discuss Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly. Detective Renée Ballard is working the night beat — known in LAPD slang as “the late show” — and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    April 17, 2019 by
    Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 pm; Killingworth Library. Please join us as we discuss Faithful Place by Tana French. Back in 1985, Frank Mackey was a nineteen-year-old kid with a dream of escaping hisi family’s cramped flat on Faithful Place and running away to London with his […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for May
    Tuesday Book Club Title for May
    April 13, 2019 by
    Tuesday, May 14 at 1:00 pm.  Join us at Killingworth Library as we discuss In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History by Mitch Landrieu. “There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence for it.” When Mitch Landrieu addressed the people of New […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    April 2, 2019 by
    April 18, 6:30 at Killingworth Library.  Join us as we discuss Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indridason. A corpse is found on a hill outside the city of Reykjavík, and Detective Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson and his team think the body may have been buried for some […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for April
    Tuesday Book Club Title for April
    March 12, 2019 by
    April 9 at 1:00 pm, Killingworth Library. The Keepers of the House is a 1964 novel by Shirley Ann Grau set in rural Alabama and covering seven generations of the Howland family that lived in the same house and built a community around themselves. As such, it […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for March
    Mystery Book Club Selection for March
    February 27, 2019 by
    March 21, 6:30 pm at the Barrelhouse, Rte 81 Killingworth.  Join us as we discuss Through the Evil Days by Julia Spencer-Fleming. On a frigid January night, Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne and Reverend Clare Fergusson are called to the scene of a raging fire. The […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for March
    Tuesday Book Club Title for March
    February 27, 2019 by
    Tuesday, March 12, 1:00 pm at the Killingworth Library. The memoir “The Choice” by Edith Eva Eger (with Esme Schwall Weigand) is the work to be discussed at the March meeting of the Tuesday Book Discussion Group. Subtitled “Embrace the Possible”, it is the inspiring story of […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Title for February
    Mystery Book Club Title for February
    January 24, 2019 by
    February 21, 6:30 pm at Killingworth Library. Join us as we discuss In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware. What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. […]...
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