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Adult Book Discussions

Booking Around the World Book Discussion Group

Each thoughtful fiction book will be set in a different country. This group meets the second Thursday of the month from 7-8 PM at the MONTGOMERY campus. Gloria Drake, Adult Services Librarian, leads the discussion.

Date

Title

Author

January 8 State of Wonder (Cancelled Due to Weather) Ann Patchett
February 12 State of Wonder Ann Patchett
March 12 The Rosie Project Graeme C. Simsion
April 9 How To Read the Air Dinaw Mengestu
May 14 The Cellist of Sarajevo Steven Galloway
June 11 Shanghai Girls Lisa See
July 9 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Jan-Philipp Sendker
August 13 The Shoemaker's Wife

Adriana Trigiani

September 10 Land of Love and Drowning Tiphanie Yanique
October 8 The Burgess Boys Elizabeth Strout
November 12 Under the Wide and Starry Sky Nancy Horan
December 10 The Beauty of Humanity Movement Camille Gibb

Thursday Book Discussion Group

Provides an opportunity for readers to share insights and discover new books. The group meets from 1-2 PM on the second Thursday of each month at the OSWEGO campus. Kassie Collins, Adult Services Librarian, leads this discussion.

Date

Title

Author

January 8 The Goldfinch Donna Tartt
February 12 City of Thieves David Benioff
March 12 Empty Mansions Bill Dedman
April 9 The Husband's Secret Liane Moriarty
May 14 The Light Between Oceans M.L. Stedman
June 11 The Aviator's Wife Melanie Benjamin
July 9 Bittersweet Colleen McCullough
August 13 The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver
September 10 TBD  
October 8 TBD  
November 12 TBD  
December No Discussion  

 

 

Mystery Book Club

Discusses plots, settings, and characters of favorite mysteries. The group meets monthly on the third Wednesday from 7-8 PM at the OSWEGO campus. Jaymie Middendorf, Adult Services Librarian, leads this discussion.

Date

Title

Author

January 21 Missing Shelley Shepard Gray
February 18 And Then There Were None Agatha Christie
March 18 Red Sparrow Jason Matthews
April 15 Crocodile on the Sandbank Elizabeth Peters
May 20 Sharp Objects Gillian Flynn
June 17 Secrets of Sloane House Shelley Shepard Gray
July 15 TBD  
August 19 TBD  
September 16 TBD  
October 21 TBD  
November 18 TBD  
December 16 TBD  

 

Classics & Award Winners Book Discussion Group

This group meets the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the OSWEGO campus. Gloria Drake, Adult Services Librarian, leads the discussion.

Date

Title

Author

January 8* State of Wonder (Cancelled Due to Weather) Ann Patchett
February 5 State of Wonder Ann Patchett
March 5 Romance Genre Discussion TBD
April 2 Give Me Chocolate Annie Hansen
May 7 The Ocean at the End of the Lane Neil Gaiman
June 4 The Martian Andy Weir
July 2 Black Water Joyce Carol Oates
August 6 A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman
September 3 Five Days at Memorial Sheri Fink
October 1 Euphoria Lily King
November 5 It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War Lynsey Addario
December 3 The Girls of Atomic City Denise Kiernan

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