Book Clubs

  • 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
    Join us as we discuss This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. In the summer of 1932, on the banks of Minnesota’s Gilead River, Odie O’Banion is an orphan confined to the Lincoln Indian Training School, a pitiless place where his lively nature earns him the superintendent’s […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for October
    Tuesday Book Club Title for October
    September 17, 2021 by
    October 12 at 1:00 pm The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett is the novel to be discussed at the October 12th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern […]...
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  • The September Mystery Book Club Selection
    The September Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 17, 2021 by
    We reviewed The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen 9/16/21 1and again loved the author. His style of writing is always interesting. This book was exceptionally brutal and due to this lowered this rating to 4.0. We look forward to reading more of his books in the future. […]...
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  • The December Mystery Book Club Selection
    The December Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 16, 2021 by
    Join us as we discuss The Searcher by Tana French, Best Book of 2020 – New York Times. NPR, New York Post Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a bucolic Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force and a […]...
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  • The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 16, 2021 by
    Join us as we discuss Walk The Wire by David Baldacci. When Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are called to London, North Dakota, they instantly sense that the thriving fracking town is ripe for trouble. The promise of a second gold rush has attracted […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for September
    Tuesday Book Club Title for September
    September 13, 2021 by
    September 14 at 1:00 pm “The Lions of Fifth Avenue” by Fiona Davis is the novel to be discussed at the September 14th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The novel spans 80 years (1913-1993) and 3 generations and is centered around the majestic […]...
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  • The August Mystery Book Club Selection
    The August Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 13, 2021 by
        The Lost Man by Jane Harper was reviewed on 8/19/21. Everyone agreed that she is an excellent author and one of our favorites.  The book started out slow but steadily started to build leading to a surprising conclusion that most didn’t suspect.  We rated the […]...
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  • July's Mystery Book Club Selection
    July’s Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 13, 2021 by
    The Silent Patient by Alex Mitchaelies was reviewed on 7/15/21. The book discussion was lively and most thought that the ending was too contrived.  We rated the book 3.5 “The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband―and of the […]...
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  • June's Mystery Book Club Title
    June’s Mystery Book Club Title
    September 13, 2021 by
      The Darkest Evening by Anne Cleeves was reviewed on 6/17/21.  The book discussion was lively and the author was loved by all.  The rating was 4.5 “On the first snowy night of winter, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope sets off for her home in the hills. Though […]...
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  • The Tuesday Book Club Selection for August
    The Tuesday Book Club Selection for August
    July 18, 2021 by
    1:00 pm August 10, at the Library. Join us as we discuss The Engineer’s Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood. Emily Warren Roebling is the wife of the chief engineer for the Brooklyn Bridge. When her husband suffers the bends from his underwater work on the structure, she […]...
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  • The Tuesday Book Club Selection for July
    The Tuesday Book Club Selection for July
    July 5, 2021 by
    July 13 at 1:00 pm. Join us as we discuss A Woman of No Importance: the Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell. Virginia Hall was sent by the British as a Special Operations Executive Agent to  southern France […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club
    Tuesday Book Club
    May 30, 2021 by
    Tuesday, June 8, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. READER’S CHOICE – June’s meeting is a chance to share! Come talk about a title that you read recently, or just sit in to get some great recommendations. Meeting location to be announced....
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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    April 16, 2021 by
    Destroyer Angel by Nevada Barr was reviewed on Thursday, May 20, 2021. The ratings were varied and the book ended up being rated a 2.5.  The novel centered on strong, capable women and the relationships of daughters and mothers in a stressful situation....
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  • Tuesday Book Club Pick For May
    Tuesday Book Club Pick For May
    April 16, 2021 by
    May 11, from 1 – 2 pm.  Join us as we discuss American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. Extra copies will be available at the circulation desk.  Details about meeting location coming soon!...
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