Book Clubs

  • 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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  • Book Club Combo Summer Meetup!
    Book Club Combo Summer Meetup!
    May 11, 2022 by
    On June 15 at 6:30 p.m. the Tuesday Book Discussion and Mystery Book Club meet together at the BarrelHouse for a mid-year celebration! Special guests – Connecticut mystery writers Joseph J. Bradley and Lynn Sheft – will be on hand to share their stories about writing and […]...
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  • The May Mystery Book Club Selection
    The May Mystery Book Club Selection
    April 23, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss Sycamore Row by John Grisham. Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten, will. It is an act that drags his adult children, […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for May
    Tuesday Book Club Title for May
    April 14, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of […]...
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  • The April Mystery Book Club Selection
    The April Mystery Book Club Selection
    March 19, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna. When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot in a small Pennsylvania town, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic bounty hunter, Alice Vega, to help find the girls. Immediately shut out by a […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for April
    Tuesday Book Club Title for April
    March 12, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. The story is set on the Korean Island of Jeju and spans the years from the 1938 Japanese occupation to South Korea’s modern republic of 2008. The women of the title are haenyeo, female […]...
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  • The March Mystery Book Club Selection
    The March Mystery Book Club Selection
    February 19, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss When You See Me by Lisa Gardner. FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy and Sergeant Detective D. D. Warren have built a task force to follow the digital bread crumbs left behind by deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness. When a disturbing piece of […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for March
    Tuesday Book Club Title for March
    February 9, 2022 by
    Join us as we discuss The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim Defede. When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the […]...
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