Archive for the Tuesday Book Club Category

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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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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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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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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Tuesday Book Club Title for May

Join us as we discuss The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for April

Join us as we discuss The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. The story is set on the Korean Island of Jeju and spans the years from the 1938 Japanese occupation to South Korea’s modern republic of 2008. The women of the title are haenyeo, female […]

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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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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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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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