Book Clubs

Mystery to Me Book Club - Jayne Rowsam, facilitator

Meetings are held at 6:00 pm on the second Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise noted) The format is casual and we encourage walk-ins. Check out the book that is to be discussed, and come join us! 

2024

Mystery to Me Book Club

Jan 10 - The Enigma of Room 622 by Joël Dicker

Feb 21 - The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections by Eva Jurczyk

Mar 13 - The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd

Apr 10 -

May 15 -

Jun 12 -

Jul 10 -

Aug 14 - 

Sep 11 -

Oct 9 -

Nov - no book club

Dec - no book club

2023

Mystery to Me Book Club

Jan 8 - John Connolly, Every Dead Thing

Feb 8 - Elly Griffiths, Stranger Diaries

Mar 8 - Louise Erdrich, The Sentence

Apr 12 - Book club will attend the event with Dan Egan

May 10 - Aldo Leopold, The Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There

Jun 14 - Alyssa Cole, An Extraordinary Union

Jul 12 - Sara Nisha Adams, The Reading List

Aug 9 - Mur Lafferty, Station Eternity

Sep 13 - Janic Hallett, The Twyford Code

Oct 11 - Mary Anna Evans, The Physicists' Daughter

Nov - no book club

Dec - no book club

YA Book Club

Jan 19 - Jamie Pacton, Vermilion Emporium

Feb 8 - Nick Brooks, Promise Boys 

Mar 16 - Robyn Schneider, The Other Merlin

Apr 20 - Francesca Flores, The Witch and the Vampire

May 18 - Angeline Boulley, Warrior Girl Unearthed

Jun: no book club

Jul 20: Deya Muniz, The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Aug 24: Jenna Voris, Made of Stars

 

2022

Mystery to Me Book Club

Jan - postponed to February

Feb 9 - Miklós Bánffy, The Remarkable Mrs. Anderson

May 11 - Olga Tokaczuk, Drive Your Plow Over The Bones of the Dead

Jun 8 - Pip Williams, The Dictionary of Lost Words

Jul 13 - Genevieve Cogman, The Invisible Library

Aug 10 - Lori Rader-Day, Death at Greenway Station

Sep 14 - Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair

Oct 12 - Karen McManus, One of Us is Lying

Nov 9 - Mario Giordano, Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions

Dec - no book club

YA Book Club

Jan - no book club

Feb 17 - Jeff VanderMeer, A Peculiar Peril

Apr 28 - Charlotte Nicole Davis, The Good Luck Girls

May 12 - Sandra Block, Girl Overboard

Jun 28 - Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson, The Agathas

Aug 4 - Melissa Albert, Our Crooked Hearts

Oct 4 - Laura Pohl, Grimrose Girls

Nov 15 - Aiden Thomas, Sunbearer Trials

Dec - no book club

2020

Mystery to Me Book Club

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

 

2019

Mystery to Me Book Club

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

 

2018

Mystery to Me 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

 

2017

Mystery to Me 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