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Virtual Holiday Book Exchange

PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS COVID-19 won’t stop us from having a holiday party but we’re going virtual. Grab a drink, some food, and join us on Zoom. We’ll talk about books from the past year and owner, Stephanie, will provide some last minute holiday gift ideas as well as some teasers for 2021 book club picks. To participate we ask that purchase one of your favorite books from Books Around the Corner’s online shop or via email if it’s not listed on the website. Email us after your purchase to let us know it is for the Holiday Book Exchange. https://books-around-the-corner.myshopify.com/ We’ll wrap it for you and set it aside for the exchange. Stephanie will assign numbers via Zoom and open the books live! Books…

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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). PLEASE SEE CHANGE IN DATE FOR DECEMBER DUE TO 4TH THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER BEING THANKSGIVING. 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 last pick of 2020 is If It Bleeds by Stephen King and we will meet on December 3rd at 6pm. About the…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

Join us for the November meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on November 25th at 6pm. Last meeting of 2020! We will discuss The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons. About the Book: Infused with the emotional power of Me Before You and the irresistible charm of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and Be Frank with Me, a moving and joyous novel about an elderly woman ready to embrace death and the little girl who reminds her what it means to live. It’s never too late to start living. Eudora Honeysett is done with this noisy, moronic world–all of it. She has witnessed the indignities and suffering of old age and has lived a full life. At eighty-five, she isn’t going to…

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Young Adult Book Club (Remote)

Join us on November 24th at 6pm for our next Young Adult Book Club. This will be the last one of 2020! We will discuss The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix. About the Book: A girl’s quest to find her father leads her to an extended family of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World of England when it intrudes on the modern world. From the bestselling master of teen fantasy, Garth Nix. In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father, a man she has never met. Crime boss Frank Thringley might be able to help her, but Susan doesn’t get time to ask Frank any questions before he is turned to dust by the…

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Page Turner Book Club

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 November 19th for Page Turner Book Club. We will discuss Don’t Look for Me by Wendy Walker. They said she walked away. But what really happened to Molly Clarke? From the bestselling…

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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 Wednesday November 18th at 6pm for True Crime Book Club. This month’s pick and the last of 2020 is Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep. In Furious Hours, Casey Cep masterfully brings together the tales of a serial killer in 1970s Alabama and…

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Science Fiction Book Club (Remote)

The Books Around the Corner Science Fiction Book Club meets monthly on the third Tuesday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our science fiction 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 Tuesday November 17th for our Books Around the Corner Science Fiction Book Club. We will discuss To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini. About the Book: Kira Nav├írez dreamed of life on new worlds. Now she’s awakened a nightmare.…

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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 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our fantasy 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 Tuesday November 10th at 6pm for our Books Around the Corner Fantasy Book Club. We will discuss The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern. About the book: A timeless love story set in a secret underground world–a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and…

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Historical Fiction Book Club (Remote)

Join us on November 6th at 4pm for our Historical Fiction Book Club. We will discuss Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. About the book: It’s 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders. An up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness is engaged by a group of reformers and spiritualists who seek a pardon for Grace. He listens to her story while bringing her closer and closer to the day she cannot remember. What will he find in attempting to unlock her memories? Captivating…

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Romance Book Club (Remote)

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 5th at 5pm for our Romance Book Club. We are excited to announce that Sally Thorne will be joining us at 5:30pm! We will discuss The Hating Game by Sally Thorne. About the book: Debut author Sally Thorne bursts on the scene with a hilarious and sexy workplace comedy all about that thin, fine line between hate and love. Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. 2) A person’s undoing 3) Joshua…

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