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Fiction Addiction Book Club

We will discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. A riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood–and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club.

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Classics Book Group

This month our group meets to discuss The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin. Join us!

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Horror Book Club

We will discuss The Institute by Stephen King. In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis’s parents and load him into a black SUV. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there’s no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents–telekinesis and telepathy–who got to this place the same way Luke did. As psychically terrifying as Firestarter, and with the spectacular kid power of It, The Institute is Stephen King’s gut-wrenchingly dramatic story of good vs. evil in a world where the good guys don’t always win. Available at a 15% discount to order…

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True Crime Book Club

True Crime Book Club meets on Sundays and October’s pick is Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt. Shots rang out in Savannah’s grandest mansion in the misty, early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club. Email us to order it or come in!

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Pageturners Author Visit: Jerry Sutherland

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Meet the author! Read Calvin Tibbets: Oregon’s First Pioneer by Jerry Sutherland. Sutherland tells the story of the first American to settle permanently in Oregon Country with the goal of making it part of the United States. Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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Pageturners Author Visit: Kenneth R. Coleman

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Meet the author! Read Dangerous Subjects: James D. Saules and the Rise of Black Exclusion in Oregon by Kenneth R. Coleman. James D. Saules, a black sailor, was shipwrecked off the coast of Oregon and settled there in 1841. Just two years later, Oregon Trail emigrants began arriving in large numbers and Saules had to adapt to a new reality in which Anglo-American settlers persistently sought to marginalize and exclude black residents from the region. In Dangerous Subjects, Coleman sheds light on a neglected chapter in Oregon’s history. Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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The Page-Turner Book Club

We will discuss Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson. Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it–teaching diving lessons, baking cookies for new neighbors, helping her best friend, Charlotte, run their local book club. Her greatest joy is her family: her devoted professor husband, her spirited fifteen-year-old stepdaughter, her adorable infant son. And, of course, the steadfast and supportive Charlotte. But Amy’s sweet, uncomplicated life begins to unravel when the mysterious and alluring Angelica Roux arrives on her doorstep one book club night. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club. Email us to order it or come in!

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For Colored Folks

WHAT IT IS: A book club geared to cultivating joy and empowerment for people of color. The book lists will include non-fiction written by POCs and some fiction as well. Donations are not required to attend, but if you’d like to donate to contribute to snacks and beverages that we bring feel free to Cash app me at $BriaunaMcKizzie or venmo me at brigirl ABOUT THE SPACE: The meetings will be held at my job, Ruby Receptionists, which is located on the 9th floor of the Fox Tower. Free parking on the street after 7:00 PM. It’s also located like 5-7 minutes from the max. Carpooling would be great, too. I live on the west side and would be happy to have other West siders…

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B&B Book Club: A Clockwork Orange

B&B is partnering with the Hillsboro Public Library this season to dig even deeper into the literature that complements our shows. Join our Book Club for A Clockwork Orange this October, where we’ll discuss the novel that inspired B&B’s fall production (as well as the classic and controversial Stanley Kubrick film adaptation), and the similarities and differences between Burgess’ literary piece and the story as told on the B&B stage. Wednesday, October 16th – comparing and contrasting the novel and the stage production 6:00-7:30pm The Vault Theater Lobby 350 E. Main St. Hillsboro, OR 97123 *note: Book Club participants must register for each Book Club meeting separately! To register for the Wednesday, October 9th meeting, click here Registered Book Club participants receive $5 off tickets to opening…

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Pageturners Author Visit: Leni Zumas

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Meet the author! Read Red Clocks by Leni Zumas. Abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new barriers alongside age-old questions surrounding motherhood, identity and freedom. Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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