Book Clubs

  • Book Club Combo Summer Meetup!
    Book Club Combo Summer Meetup!
    May 11, 2022 by
    This month, 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 getting published. Copies of […]...
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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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  • The February Mystery Book Club Selection
    The February Mystery Book Club Selection
    February 2, 2022 by
        The book club met on February 17, 2022 to discuss A Better Man by Louise Penny.  We rated the book a 4.3 with several 5’s.  Several members thought that they wished they knew more about the characters previously mentioned in earlier novels.  All agreed it […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for February
    Tuesday Book Club Title for February
    January 12, 2022 by
    Join us at the February 8th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group as we discuss A Pilgrimage to Eternity: from Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith by Timothy Egan. Moved by his mother’s death and his Irish Catholic family’s complicated history with […]...
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  • The January Mystery Book Club Selection
    The January Mystery Book Club Selection
    December 16, 2021 by
        The book club reviewed The Killing Floor by Lee Child on January 20, 2022.  We rated the book a 4.5 overall, with several 5’s.  The author has a wonderful way of ending a chapter leaving you excited about getting on to the next chapter. Ex-military […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for January
    Tuesday Book Club Title for January
    November 12, 2021 by
    Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro is the novel to be discussed at the January 11th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behavior of those who […]...
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  • Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!
    Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!
    November 11, 2021 by
      Fifteen people participated in the December 16, 2021 Holiday Book Discussion at the BarrelHouse. It was a fun evening and overall, in keeping with the Mystery Book Club practice, on a scale from 1 to 5, “The Searcher” by Tana French had an average rating of […]...
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  • The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    November 10, 2021 by
    We reviewed Walk the Wire by David Baldacci on November 18, 2021.  Although in the past we enjoyed his books, this one was rated poorly. The overall rating was 1.5 out of 5.  We felt that it was unrealistic, disjointed, and difficult to stay with. When Amos […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for November
    Tuesday Book Club Title for November
    October 16, 2021 by
    November 9 at 1:00 pm Caste by Isabel Wilkerson is the novel to be discussed at the November 9th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. Beyond race, class, or other factors, there is a powerful caste system that influences people’s lives and behavior and […]...
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  • The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 17, 2021 by
        We reviewed This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger on October 21, 2021.  We enjoyed his writing and the story of a group of orphans who go on a desperate journey to find a better life.  We rated the book 4.4. In the summer of […]...
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