Book Club

Now with two options: Thursday Afternoon or Tuesday Evening!

Pick up one or both of this month’s picks at the Malta Branch!

  • Tuesday Night Book Club meets 2nd Tuesday at 6:30PM
  • Thursday Afternoon Book Club meets 2nd Thursday at 12:30PM
Upcoming Tuesday evening Upcoming Thursday afternoon
Tuesday September 13th  
Blind Tiger by S. Brown 
Thursday 15th 
Heads You Win by J Archer 
Tuesday October 11th 
Shipping News by A. Proulx 
Thursday October 13th  
Where the Heart is by B. Letts 
Tuesday November 15th 
Wicked by G Maguire   
Thursday November 17th 
A Fine Balance by R. Mistry 
Previous Titles
OctoberShadow in Serenity by Terri Blackstock
The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
SeptemberThe Quiet Game by Greg Isles
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
AugustThe Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
December Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
November Landline by Rainbow Rowell
October Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller
September Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
July The Burning Wire by Jeffery Deaver
and Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke
June In The Woods by Tana French
May The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
April The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
March The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
January Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
December The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis
November One Second After by William Forstchen
October The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
September The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
August The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
July Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
June The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
May Middlemarch by George Eliot
April The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
March Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
February Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
January Three Blind Mice and other short stories by Agatha Christie
December Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
November How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe by Thomas Cahill
October The Columbus Affair by Steve Berry
September The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
August White Noise by Don Delillo
July Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
June Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
May A Soft Place to Land by Sue Rebecca White
April [CANCELLED] A Taste for Death by P.D. James
March In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
February The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing
January American Pastoral by Philip Roth
December The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler
November The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
October Stole Lives by Malika Oufkir
September What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman
August The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
July George Washington’s Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
June The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
May Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham
April Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
March The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz
February The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers
January The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
December The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King
November A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
October The Virginian by Owen Wister
September The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
August The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fanny Flagg
July The Map of Time by Filip J. Palma
June The Red Dahlia by Linda LaPlante
May The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
April The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen
March The Dinner by Herman Koch
February Windigo Island by William Kent Krueger
January The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
December Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
November The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
The Devil in the White City by Eric Larson
October The Alexandria Link by Steve Berry
September Burn Palace by Stephen Dobyns
August Out of the Deep I Cry by Julia Spencer-Fleming
July The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
June Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
May Wild: from lost to found by Cheryl Strayed
April My Life in France by Julia Child
March The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
February Still Alice by Lisa Genova
January The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
December The Bucolic Plague: how two Manhattanites became gentleman farmers by Josh-Kilmer Purcell
November To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
October Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
September Travels with Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck
August The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
July The Place in Between by Rory Stewart
June Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
May The Story of a Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
April The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
March Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
February Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
January The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
December Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
November Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall
October The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell
September Plainsong by Kent Harauf
August The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
July The Dirty Life: on farming, food and love by Kristin Kimball
June In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
May Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
April The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
March Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
February Little Bee by Chris Cleave
January An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor
December The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kristin Downey
November Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin
October The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
September The Kitchen House by Grissom
August The Kitchen House by Grissom
July The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lakes by Rebecca Skloot
June The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
May Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
April Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
March The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
February Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
January The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
December Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
November The Secret Life of Bees by Elizabeth Strout
September Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
July The Help by Kathryn Stockett
May Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
April The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
March Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

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