Archive for the Book Clubs Category

The September Mystery Book Club Selection

We reviewed The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen on 9/16/21  and again loved the author. His style of writing is always interesting. This book was exceptionally brutal and due to this lowered this rating to 4.0. We look forward to reading more of his books in the […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for September

September 14 at 1:00 pm “The Lions of Fifth Avenue” by Fiona Davis is the novel to be discussed at the September 14th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The novel spans 80 years (1913-1993) and 3 generations and is centered around the majestic […]

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The August Mystery Book Club Selection

    The Lost Man by Jane Harper was reviewed on 8/19/21. Everyone agreed that she is an excellent author and one of our favorites.  The book started out slow but steadily started to build leading to a surprising conclusion that most didn’t suspect.  We rated the […]

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July’s Mystery Book Club Selection

The Silent Patient by Alex Mitchaelies was reviewed on 7/15/21. The book discussion was lively and most thought that the ending was too contrived.  We rated the book 3.5 “The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband―and of the […]

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June’s Mystery Book Club Title

  The Darkest Evening by Anne Cleeves was reviewed on 6/17/21.  The book discussion was lively and the author was loved by all.  The rating was 4.5 “On the first snowy night of winter, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope sets off for her home in the hills. Though […]

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for August

1:00 pm August 10, at the Library. Join us as we discuss The Engineer’s Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood. Emily Warren Roebling is the wife of the chief engineer for the Brooklyn Bridge. When her husband suffers the bends from his underwater work on the structure, she […]

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for July

July 13 at 1:00 pm. Join us as we discuss A Woman of No Importance: the Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell. Virginia Hall was sent by the British as a Special Operations Executive Agent to  southern France […]

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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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