Archive for the Book Clubs Category

Tuesday Book Club Title for March

Join us as we discuss The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim Defede. When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the […]

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The February Mystery Book Club Selection

    The book club met on February 17, 2022 to discuss A Better Man by Louise Penny.  We rated the book a 4.3 with several 5’s.  Several members thought that they wished they knew more about the characters previously mentioned in earlier novels.  All agreed it […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for February

Join us at the February 8th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group as we discuss A Pilgrimage to Eternity: from Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith by Timothy Egan. Moved by his mother’s death and his Irish Catholic family’s complicated history with […]

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The January Mystery Book Club Selection

    The book club reviewed The Killing Floor by Lee Child on January 20, 2022.  We rated the book a 4.5 overall, with several 5’s.  The author has a wonderful way of ending a chapter leaving you excited about getting on to the next chapter. Ex-military […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for January

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro is the novel to be discussed at the January 11th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behavior of those who […]

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Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!

  Fifteen people participated in the December 16, 2021 Holiday Book Discussion at the BarrelHouse. It was a fun evening and overall, in keeping with the Mystery Book Club practice, on a scale from 1 to 5, “The Searcher” by Tana French had an average rating of […]

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The November Mystery Book Club Selection

We reviewed Walk the Wire by David Baldacci on November 18, 2021.  Although in the past we enjoyed his books, this one was rated poorly. The overall rating was 1.5 out of 5.  We felt that it was unrealistic, disjointed, and difficult to stay with. When Amos […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for November

November 9 at 1:00 pm Caste by Isabel Wilkerson is the novel to be discussed at the November 9th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. Beyond race, class, or other factors, there is a powerful caste system that influences people’s lives and behavior and […]

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The October Mystery Book Club Selection

    We reviewed This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger on October 21, 2021.  We enjoyed his writing and the story of a group of orphans who go on a desperate journey to find a better life.  We rated the book 4.4. In the summer of […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for October

October 12 at 1:00 pm The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett is the novel to be discussed at the October 12th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern […]

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