Archive for the Book Clubs Category

October’s Tuesday Book Club Title

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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October Mystery Book Club Title

Thursday, October 17, 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

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 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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The Mystery Book Club Selection For August

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

  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

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, 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

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

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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