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Horror Book Club (REMOTE)

We will meet on WEDNESDAY November 24th at 6:30pm and discuss Hark! the Herald Angels Scream: An Anthology by Christopher Golden. ****We meet on Wednesday in November every year due to the 4th Thursday in November being Thanksgiving. About the book: Eighteen stories of Christmas horror from bestselling, acclaimed authors including Scott Smith, Seanan McGuire, Josh Malerman, Michael Koryta, Sarah Pinborough, and many more. That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should not surprise. Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is filled with scenes that are unsettling. Marley untying the bandage that holds his jaws together. The hideous children–Want and Ignorance–beneath the robe of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. The heavy ledgers Marley drags by his chains. In the finest versions of this story, the best…

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Science Fiction Book Club (REMOTE)

Join us November 16th at 6:30pm for our Science Fiction Book Club. We will discuss Skyward by Brandon Sanderson. About the Book: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the Mistborn trilogy comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity’s future. Spensa’s world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes of what’s left of the human race, and becoming one has always been Spensa’s dream. Since she was a little girl, she has imagined soaring skyward and proving her bravery. But her fate is intertwined with her father’s–a pilot himself who was killed years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, leaving…

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Killer Book Club (REMOTE)

Join us for Killer Book Club. This book club features all things murder in fiction and nonfiction including mysteries, thrillers, horror, true crime and more. We will meet second Thursdays. Our November meeting of the Killer Book Club will be on November 11th at 6:30pm. We will discuss Bind, Torture, Kill : The Inside Story of BTK, the Serial Killer Next Door by Roy Wenzl, Tim Potter, and Hurst Laviana, L. Kelly About the Book: The definitive story of Dennis Rader, the notorious BTK serial killer, told by the award-winning crime reporters at the Wichita Eagle with—for the first time—the full cooperation of the BTK Task Force. For thirty-one years, an unremarkable family man stalked, killed, and terroized the residents of Wichita, Kansas. He was a devoted husband. A helpful Boy Scout dad. A…

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Fantasy Book Club (REMOTE)

The Books Around the Corner Fantasy Book Club meets monthly on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our fantasy loving customers. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers. Join us on November 9th at 6:30pm for our Books Around the Corner Fantasy Book Club. We will discuss Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune. About the book: A Man Called Ove meets The Good Place in Under the Whispering Door, a delightful queer love story from TJ Klune, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller The House in the Cerulean Sea. Welcome to…

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Daylight Book Club

Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM the Ledding Library Daylight Book Club will meet via Zoom to discuss Crooked Heart: A Novel, by Lissa Evans. For more information contact Reference Librarian Laura Francillon at francillonl@milwaukieoreogn.gov.

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Horror Book Club (REMOTE)

We will meet on Thursday October 28th at 6:30pm and discuss The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward. About the book: In a boarded-up house on a dead-end street at the edge of the wild Washington woods lives a family of three. A teenage girl who isn’t allowed outside, not after last time. A man who drinks alone in front of his TV, trying to ignore the gaps in his memory. And a house cat who loves napping and reading the Bible. An unspeakable secret binds them together, but when a new neighbor moves in next door, what is buried out among the birch trees may come back to haunt them all.     TO ATTEND: 1) Purchase the book club book to support our shop.…

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Wilsonville Library: Book Club (online)

The Book Club meets monthly for informal discussion. Join fellow readers for lively and thought-provoking conversation about excellent books. Books to be discussed are available for check out – just ask at the Circulation Desk. On Zoom For more information visit the Book Club page. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro  

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Middle School Social Justice Online Book Group

Gather online to discuss contemporary themes of social justice through recent literature. Meet new friends and talk about great books. For youth in grades 6-8. Please email libraryevents @ multcolib.org for details on how to join.

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Science Fiction Book Club (REMOTE)

Join us Tuesday October 19th at 6:30pm for our Science Fiction Book Club. We will discuss Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki. About the Book: Good Omens meets The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet in Ryka Aoki’s Light From Uncommon Stars, a defiantly joyful adventure set in California’s San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fresh-made donuts.   Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already delivered six.   When Katrina Nguyen, a young transgender runaway, catches Shizuka’s ear with her wild talent, Shizuka can almost feel the curse lifting. She’s found her final candidate.   But in a donut shop…

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Killer Book Club (REMOTE)

Join us for Killer Book Club. This book club features all things murder in fiction and nonfiction including mysteries, thrillers, horror, true crime and more. We will meet second Thursdays. Our October meeting of the Killer Book Club will be on Thursday October 14th at 6:30pm. We will discuss Halloween Fiend by C V Hunt. About the Book: Strang isn’t the small, quaint town it appears to be. It’s haunted every night by a creature the townsfolk refer to as Halloween. Once the sun sets each day, Halloween emerges to collect its treats: a small, live offering from each household. The residents comply because no one wants to be the target of Halloween’s tricks. But the nightmare of residing in Strang is nothing compared to the yearly ritual Halloween demands of the citizens…

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