Book Clubs

  • The February Mystery Book Club Selection
    The February Mystery Book Club Selection
    January 21, 2023 by
    Join us as we discuss A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie. As Miss Marple sat basking in the Caribbean sunshine, she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing every happened. Eventually, her interest was aroused by an old […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for February
    Tuesday Book Club Title for February
    January 14, 2023 by
    Join us as we discuss Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr. In the 15th century, an orphan named Anna lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople. She learns to read, and in this ancient city, famous for its libraries, she finds what might be the last copy […]...
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  • The January Mystery Book Club Selection
    The January Mystery Book Club Selection
    January 5, 2023 by
        We had an interesting discussion the other night, January 19th: Farewell My Lovely by Raymond Chandler.  We felt that he is an excellent writer, and for writers at that time, one well thought of.   Although the discussion centered around the time period and the environment […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for January
    Tuesday Book Club Title for January
    January 5, 2023 by
    Join us as we discuss Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. This is a collection of essays, by a Native American botanist who is also the Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at the […]...
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  • Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!
    Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!
    November 26, 2022 by
    To celebrate the Holiday Season, The Mystery Book Club and the Tuesday Book Discussion Group are holding a joint session on Wednesday, December 21st at 6:30. It is being held at the BarrelHouse on Route 81 in Killingworth. Two self published authors, both Killingworth residents, will discuss […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for November
    Tuesday Book Club Title for November
    October 31, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge. It is a fictionalized account of a real road trip with two young giraffes across the south headed for the San Diego Zoo. The giraffes arrived in New York Harbor during the 1938 hurricane, and amid […]...
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  • The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    October 31, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave. Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite her confusion and fear, Hannah Hall knows exactly to whom the note refers–Owen’s sixteen-year-old daughter, […]...
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  • The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 19, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell. On the Swedish coastline, two bodies, victims of grisly torture and cold execution, are discovered in a life raft. With no witnesses, no motives, and no crime scene, Detective Kurt Wallander is frustrated and uncertain […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for October
    Tuesday Book Club Title for October
    September 19, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss Still Life by Sara Winman. It covers the decades from the Second World War through the 1980s, with characters you will not want to leave behind and places where you’ll want to linger. From London to Florence, it’s always about the people […]...
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  • The September Mystery Book Club Selection
    The September Mystery Book Club Selection
    August 23, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica. In this smart and chilling thriller, master of suspense Mary Kubica takes domestic secrets to a whole new level, showing that some people will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried. People don’t just disappear […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for September
    Tuesday Book Club Title for September
    August 23, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles. In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the work farm where he has just served a year for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, […]...
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  • The August Mystery Book Club Selection
    The August Mystery Book Club Selection
    July 26, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner. Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will–searching for missing people the world has stopped looking for. When […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for August
    Tuesday Book Club Title for August
    July 12, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Great Influenza: the Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry. At the height of World War I, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing […]...
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  • The July Mystery Book Club Selection
    The July Mystery Book Club Selection
    June 18, 2022 by
    Thursday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m.  Join us as we discuss Win by Harlan Coben. Over twenty years ago, the heiress Patricia Lockwood was abducted during a robbery of her family’s estate, then locked inside an isolated cabin for months. Patricia escaped, but so did her captors […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for July
    Tuesday Book Club Title for July
    June 7, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys. Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is […]...
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