Archive for the Book Clubs Category

Combined Tuesday & Mystery Book Club Title for June

Join us as we discuss The Guest List, by Lucy Foley. On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine […]

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“Only the Best” Book Club Title for May

Join the “Only the Best” book club at 6:30 on Tuesday, May 16th, to discuss Billy Bathgate by E.L. Doctorow! “To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for May

Join us as we discuss Early Morning Riser, by Katherine Heiny. Jane falls in love with Duncan easily. He is charming, good-natured, and handsome but unfortunately, he has also slept with nearly every woman in Boyne City, Michigan. Jane sees Duncan’s old girlfriends everywhere—at restaurants, at the […]

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First Meeting of the “Only the Best” Book Club

The inaugural meeting of the “Only the Best” book club will be on Tuesday, April 18, 6:30 PM, at the Killingworth Library to discuss “Middlesex” (Pulitzer, NYT Editors’ Choice) by Jeffrey Eugenides. All books selected for the club have merited Pulitzers, Bookers, Critics Circle awards, or other […]

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Tuesday Book Club Theme for March

Join us this month in discussing a banned book of your choice, to read ahead and share with the group! You can find suggested reads here: Top 100 Most Banned and Challenged books, 2010-2019 (courtesy of the American Library Association). The discussion will be held in the […]

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The March Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss The Likeness, by Tana French! Still traumatized by her brush with a psychopath, Detective Cassie Maddox transfers out of the Murder squad and starts a relationship with fellow detective Sam O’Neill. When he calls her to the scene of his new case, […]

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The February Mystery Book Club Selection

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

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

    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

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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