Archive for the Book Clubs Category

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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Tuesday Book Club Title for September

Join us as we discuss The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles. In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the work farm where he has just served a year for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, […]

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The August Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner. Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will–searching for missing people the world has stopped looking for. When […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for August

Join us as we discuss The Great Influenza: the Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry. At the height of World War I, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing […]

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The July Mystery Book Club Selection

Thursday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m.  Join us as we discuss Win by Harlan Coben. Over twenty years ago, the heiress Patricia Lockwood was abducted during a robbery of her family’s estate, then locked inside an isolated cabin for months. Patricia escaped, but so did her captors […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for July

Join us as we discuss The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys. Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is […]

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Book Club Combo Summer Meetup!

On June 15 at 6:30 p.m. 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 […]

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The May Mystery Book Club Selection

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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