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Teen Book Club

The Books Around the Corner Teen Book Club is ran by the teens who attend. No adults allowed. The teens have chosen Sadie by Courtney Summers for the month of March on Wednesday the 18th at 5pm. If you’re a teen interested in choosing the next book you are still more than welcome to attend! Told from the alternating perspectives of nineteen-year-old Sadie who runs away from her isolated small Colorado town to find her younger sister’s killer, and a true crime podcast exploring Sadie’s disappearance. We offer 15% discount off our book club books. Due to the time and effort we put into organizing our book clubs if you choose to purchase the book elsewhere, already own it, or check it out from the…

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True Crime Book Club

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. Join us for the March meeting of the True Crime Book Club. This month’s pick is The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. The story of two men’s obsessions with the Chicago World’s Fair, one its architect, the other a murderer. “The Devil in the White City” draws the reader into a time of magic and majesty, made all the more appealing by a supporting cast of real-life characters, including Buffalo Bill, Theodore Dreiser, Susan B. Anthony, Thomas Edison, Archduke Francis Ferdinand, and others. We offer 15% discount off our book club books. Due…

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Black Storytime at Rockwood Library

The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members). In a positive and affirming environment, have fun with books and stories, songs, and movement activities. Black Storytime builds language and literacy skills your child needs to be ready for kindergarten.

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Nonfiction Book Club

The Books Around the Corner NonfictionBook Club will be led by a community member and meets monthly on the second Friday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our nonfiction, biography, and memoir 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 March 13th for our Nonfiction Book Club. We will discuss How to Be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery. About the book: National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals–her…

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Claudia Castro Luna

The Mouths of Others is proud to welcome Claudia Castro Luna. Claudia Castro Luna is Washington State Poet Laureate. She served as Seattle’s Civic Poet, from 2015-2017 and is the author of the Pushcart nominated Killing Marías (Two Sylvias Press) also shortlisted for WA State 2018 Book Award in poetry for This City, (Floating Bridge Press). She is also the creator of the acclaimed Seattle Poetic Grid. Castro Luna is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship, the recipient of individual artist grants from King County 4Culture and Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture, a Hedgebrook and VONA alumna, and a 2014 Jack Straw fellow, Born in El Salvador she came to the United States in 1981. She has an MA in…

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Fantasy Book Club

March will be a Fantasy Pick. Join us on Tuesday March 10th at 6pm for our Books Around the Corner Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club. We will discuss Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik. About the book: Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty–until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young woman sets out to claim what is owed and soon gains a reputation for being able to turn silver into gold. When an ill-advised boast draws the attention of the king of the Staryk–grim fey creatures who seem more ice than flesh–Miryem’s fate, and that of two kingdoms, will be forever altered. She will…

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Historical Fiction Book Club

The Books Around the Corner Historical Fiction Book Club will be community led and meets monthly on the first Friday of every month at 4PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our historical 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 on March 6th for our Historical Fiction Book Club. We will discuss Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor. About the book: Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly’s whirlwind romance and glamourous wedding…

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Horror Book Club

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 February pick is Twelve Nights at Rotter House by J.W. Ocker. About the book: Edgar Award-winning author Ocker spins this dark, psychological thriller about a travel writer who stays for 13 nights at the infamous Rotterdam Mansion…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club

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 for the February meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on February 26th. We will discuss Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. About the Book: A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo…

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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 February 20th for our next Page Turner Book Club. We will discuss The Other People by C.J. Tudor. Driving home one night, Gabe is stuck behind a rusty old car. He sees…

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