Book Clubs

  • December's Tuesday Book Club Title
    December’s Tuesday Book Club Title
    November 15, 2019 by
    December 10, 1- 3 pm at the library. Join us as we discuss The Dry by Jane Harper. The locale is a small Australian town suffering a prolonged drought. A multiple murder brings fear and consternation to a place already on the edge. The hatreds and suspicions […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Title for November
    Mystery Book Club Title for November
    October 28, 2019 by
    Thursday, November 21, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the library. Join us as we discuss Tell No One by Harlan Coben: For Dr. David Beck, the loss was shattering. And every day for the past eight years, he has relived the horror of what happened. The gleaming […]...
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  • November's Tuesday Book Club
    November’s Tuesday Book Club
    October 14, 2019 by
    Tuesday, November 12, 1:00 pm at the library. Join us as we discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Extra copies will be available at the circulation desk. Newcomers always welcome!...
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  • October Mystery Book Club - New Date!
    October Mystery Book Club – New Date!
    September 21, 2019 by
    Thursday, October 24, 6:30 pm at the library. Join us as we discuss Call For the Dead by John LeCarre. Although John LeCarre writes mostly spy novels this selection is a mystery written at the beginning of his writing career. “Intelligent, thrilling, surprising … makes most cloak-and-dagger […]...
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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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  • October's Tuesday Book Club Title
    October’s Tuesday Book Club Title
    August 21, 2019 by
    Tuesday, October 8, 1 – 2 pm at the library. Join us as we discuss The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes. It centers on the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich and his struggle to preserve the integrity of his music while keeping himself out of the violent […]...
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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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  • 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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