Archive for the Tuesday Book Club Category

Tuesday Book Club Title for February

Join us as we discuss Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr. In the 15th century, an orphan named Anna lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople. She learns to read, and in this ancient city, famous for its libraries, she finds what might be the last copy […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for January

Join us as we discuss Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. This is a collection of essays, by a Native American botanist who is also the Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at the […]

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Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!

To celebrate the Holiday Season, The Mystery Book Club and the Tuesday Book Discussion Group are holding a joint session on Wednesday, December 21st at 6:30. It is being held at the BarrelHouse on Route 81 in Killingworth. Two self published authors, both Killingworth residents, will discuss […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for November

Join us as we discuss West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge. It is a fictionalized account of a real road trip with two young giraffes across the south headed for the San Diego Zoo. The giraffes arrived in New York Harbor during the 1938 hurricane, and amid […]

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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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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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