Archive for the Book Clubs Category

June’s Mystery Book Club Title

Thursday June 17, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Join us as we discuss The Darkest Evening by Ann Cleeves: “On the first snowy night of winter, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope sets off for her home in the hills. Though the road is familiar, she misses a turn and […]

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Tuesday Book Club

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

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

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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The Mystery Book Club Selection for April

Wasted by Sue Grafton was reviewed on Thursday, April 15, 2021. There was quite a lot of discussion about the book.  Everyone thought that the homeless were the real story and we had a rich discussion around that subject.  We rated the book 3.4.    

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for April

April 13, 1 – 2 pm “Beartown” by Fredrik Backman is the novel to be discussed at the April 13th meeting of the Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The book’s setting is a small dying town surrounded by forest. But Beartown’s junior hockey team is on the […]

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The Mystery Book Club Selection for March

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille was reviewed on Thursday, March 18. There was quite a lot of discussion about the book (mostly disappointment) and it was rated a 3.3.  The concerns were the the character of the detective and the disjointment of the story.  The book had […]

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for March

Tuesday, March 9 at 1:00 pm. Join us as we discuss The Worst Hard Time: the Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction, the book describes the man-made ecological disaster that hit […]

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Mystery Book Club selection for February

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen Reviewed Thursday, February 18,          We totally enjoyed The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen.  The discussion was very interesting and the consensus was  this was an Author worth reading more of his books.  We rated […]

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for February, 2021

Tuesday, February 09 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Join us as we discuss The Education of an Idealist: a Memoir by Samantha Power. This is the story of an Irish immigrant brought up in Pittsburgh and Atlanta, becoming a journalist and witnessing the genocide in Bosnia, and […]

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