Mysteries and More Book Club
Join other readers to discuss the selected books. Mysteries and More Book Club covers mysteries and suspense, but we will also venture out to general fiction and other genres.
Registration is not required. You are welcome to come whether you have read the books or not.
Mysteries and More Book Club meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.
To see what the Club is reading in upcoming months, check out the Mysteries and More Book Club Flyer.
If you're interested in some of the titles the Club has read, please view the Book Club Back List.
June 12, 2018, Suspense fiction
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle all their lives, to understand one another. For fans of this book, try The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob, or The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold.
July 10, 2018, General fiction
Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Backman's most complex novel to date takes place in the small, hockey-crazed village of Beartown. He deftly weaves together the stories of the players, the coaches, the parents, and the fans as Beartown's hockey team chases its dream of winning a championship. For fans of this book, try Faith by Jennifer Haigh, or Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen.
August 14, 2018, Female Investigators
The Late Show by Michael Connelly
Relegated to the night shift after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor, a once up-and-coming LAPD detective disobeys orders by refusing to walk away from two cases, including an assault on a prostitute and the death of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. For fans of this book, try Paradise Valley by C.J. Box, or Boar Island by Nevada Barr.