Book Clubs

Mystery to Me offers two store-sponsored bookclubs. For both bookclubs, the format is casual and we encourage walk-ins. Check out the book that is to be discussed, and come join us. 

Mystery to Me Bilingual Bookclub

Facilitated by Charlotte Colaluca and Marisol Gonzalez

Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of the month at 6pm, unless otherwise noted.

For native English and Spanish speakers, the club reads and discusses a book in English or Spanish in alternating months. 


January 15   Isabel Allende,  La casa de los espiritus

February 20 Jeanine Cummins, American Dirt

                    (2020 titles to be discussed at this meeting)

March  26     Erica L. Sanchez, Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana

2019 Selections

Reyna Grande, la distancia entre nosotros

Rudolfa Anaya, Bless Me, Ultima

Mystery to Me Book Club - Jayne Rowsam, facilitator

Meetings are held at 6:00 pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise noted)


January 22    Donna Leon, Death at La Fenice

February 26  Mary Robert Rinehart, Miss Pinkerton

March (tentative date change)   Theodora Goss, Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter

April 22        Donna Leon, Unto Us a Son is Given

May 27         Kent Haruf, Benediction

June 24        Wilkie Collins, Moonstone

                   Decide selection of books for August - December 

July 22         Anthony Horowitz, Magpie Murders


January 30     the January book club was rescheduled due to snow warnings

February 27   Craig Johnson, Cold Dish

March 27       Kate Quinn, The Huntress

April 24         Kate Atkinson, Case History

May 22          Jacqueline Winspear, Birds of a Feather

June 26         Paulette Jiles, News of the World

July 24          Jussi Adler-Olsen, The Keeper of Lost Causes: Department Q, book 1

August 28      Nick Petrie, Light It Up

Sept. 25        Dashiell Hammett, Maltese Falcon

October 24    Iona Whishaw, Killer in King"s Cover

November    Joanna Cannon, Trouble with Goats and Sheep

December     no book club



January 17     Allen Eskens, Deep Dark Descending

February 28    Ron Rash, Serena

March 28        Rhys Bowen, In Farleigh Field

April 25          Jess Kidd, Himself

May 23           Karen Dionne, Marsh King's Daughter

June 27          A.D. Scott, Death in a Great Glen

July 25           William Kent Krueger, Ordinary Grace

August 22       Robert Madrygin, Solace of Trees

September 26  Walter Mosley, Devil in a Blue Dress

October 24      Rennie Airth, River of Darkness

November 28   David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon

December:      No Book Club



January 25    Elsa Hart, Jade Dragon Mountain 

February 22  James Patterson, Cross Justice

March 22      David Benioff, City of Thieves

April 26        bookclub canceled -- members attending the Sara Paretsky event!

May 24          Katarina Bivald, Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

June 21        Erika Swyler, Book of Speculation

July 26          Elizabeth Peters, Crocodile on the Sandbank

August 23      Ann Cleeves, Raven Black 

September 27  Eve Chase, Black Rabbit Hall 

October 25      Jess Lourey, Salem's Cipher 

November 29  Kate Quinn, Alice Network



If you're interested in holding a book club meeting at Mystery to Me, please contact Joanne at (608)283-9332 or stop by the store and chat with us about your club. In addition, we're happy to offer copies of book club selections for a 10% discount.