Archive for the Book Clubs Category

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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Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!

To celebrate the Holiday Season, The Mystery Book Club and the Tuesday Book Discussion Group are holding a joint session on Wednesday, December 21st at 6:30. It is being held at the BarrelHouse on Route 81 in Killingworth. Two self published authors, both Killingworth residents, will discuss […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for November

Join us as we discuss West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge. It is a fictionalized account of a real road trip with two young giraffes across the south headed for the San Diego Zoo. The giraffes arrived in New York Harbor during the 1938 hurricane, and amid […]

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The November Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave. Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite her confusion and fear, Hannah Hall knows exactly to whom the note refers–Owen’s sixteen-year-old daughter, […]

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The October Mystery Book Club Selection

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

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

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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