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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

The Fiction Addiction Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 6pm. 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. You don’t have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion. Join us on July 29th at 6pm for our May meeting. We will discuss Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore. About the Book: A remarkably inventive novel that explores what it means to live a life fully in the moment, even if those moments are out of order. It’s New Year’s Eve 1982, and Oona Lockhart has her whole life before her. At the stroke of midnight she will…

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Two Rivers Virtual Book Club July

July’s pick is The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSLLER Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East. In 1961, Sarah M. Broom’s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant–the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarried Sarah’s father Simon Broom; their combined family would eventually number twelve children. But after Simon died, six months after Sarah’s…

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Young Adult Book Club (Remote)

The Young Adult Book Club meets the last Tuesdays of every month at 6pm. 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. You don’t have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion. We welcome both teens and adults to join this book club! Join us for the our first meeting on July 28th of the Young Adult Book Club. We will discuss A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson. About the Book: An addictive, twisty crime thriller about a closed local murder case that doesn’t add up, and a girl who’s determined to find the real killer–but not everyone wants…

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True Crime Book Club (Remote)

The True Crime Book Club is led by the true crime aficionado Rachel Newton Cumley. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our true crime enthusiasts. 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 July 26th at 3pm for True Crime Book Club. This month’s pick is Columbine by Dave Cullen. “The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror . . .” So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for nearly two decades of “spectacle murders.” It is…

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Horror Book Club (Remote)

The Books Around the Corner Horror Book Club is led by the owner/librarian, Stephanie Rose, and meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our horror loving customers (RSVP is not required). 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. Our July pick is The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay and we will meet on July 23rd. About the book: The Bram Stoker Award-winning author of A Head Full of Ghosts adds an…

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Page to Screen Book Club (Remote)

The Books Around the Corner Page to Screen Book Club is led by the owner/librarian, Stephanie Rose, and meets monthly on the third Tuesday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our customers that love books that have or will become adapted into shows or films. (RSVP is not required). 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 July 21st for our first Page to Screen Book Club. We will discuss The Outsider by Stephen King. Evil has many faces…maybe…

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Page Turner Book Club (Remote)

The Books Around the Corner Page Turner Book Club is led by the owner/librarian, Stephanie Rose, and meets monthly on the third Thursday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our mystery and thriller loving customers (RSVP is not required). 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 July 16th for our next Page Turner Book Club. We will discuss Lock Every Door by Riley Sager. The next heart-pounding thriller from New York Times bestselling author Riley Sager follows a…

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Reading is Resistance: July Book Club: YA

Join us to discuss our YA book pick for July: We Are Not From Here, by Jenny Torres Sanchez. We will be diving into the discussion questions provided and explore the book themes. Sign up to join our conversation! [RSVP Here]

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For Colored Folx Virtual Book

Hii y’all, we’re bringing book club back, but virtually! Since getting books might be a challenge right now. We’re mostly going to be reading articles that are easily accessible online. Since we may have new participants here’s more information about the club: WHAT IT IS: A book club geared to cultivating joy and empowerment for people of color. IMPORTANT ITEMS IN HOPES OF BEING INCLUSIVE: 1. This group is being led by two femmes and the articles we chose will be works by authors who a part of the BIPOC community. Please be aware of intersectional privilege. We will not tolerate colorism, sexism, ableism, or homophobic or transphobic comments. 2. Even if you don’t like reading, or reading physical books isn’t the best learning style…

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Pressure makes Diamonds – a book club

I have been saying for years that I wanted to do a book club, so this is it. This conversation that will start with a book selected and/or suggested will hopefully be one of the catalysts for change. While I’m hoping to have this first one in my backyard, I’m happy to have it virtually. When we get closer to the date, we can confirm where it will happen. IT IS HAPPENING! So, what are we reading? I will post the first offering after I have 10 people confirm they want in. This is not that cute book club with tea and crumpets. There will be tea spilt, cussing, and crying. There will be possibly be anger, but most of all, this is a chance…

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