Book Clubs

September 18, 2014 - Mystery Book Club

                                Join us at 11:00

                    Where'd You Go, Bernadette

                               by Maria Semple

Masters of Suspense Book Club

The Bartender's TaleJoin us at Baldwin Boettcher on Monday, October 6, 6:30 p.m., for a discussion of The Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Doig.  Copies of the book are available at the library.

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Remember Ben ClaytonTitle to be discussed: Remember Ben Clayton, by Stephen Harrigan.  Date of meeting:  Tuesday, October 14, 6:30pm.  Summary: "Exiled to Texas with his grown daughter, sculptor Francis “Gil” Gilheaney is commissioned to create a statue for a man who recently lost his son in WWI. But as work on the statue progresses, secrets slowly reveal themselves and Gil’s fragile family threads begin to fray."  This is a Gulf Coast Reads selection.

 

Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Death Comes for the ArchbishopTitle to be discussed: Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30pm.  Summary: "The story of a French priest who goes to New Mexico and with another priest win the southwest for the Catholic Church. After forty years, he dies--the archbishop of Santa Fe."  October selection:  Remember Ben Clayton.

 

Masters of Suspense Book Club

The PhotographJoin us at Baldwin Boettcher on Monday, September 8, 6:30 p.m., for a discussion of The Photograph by Penelope Lively.  Copies of the book are available at the library. 

Summary follows:

Masters of Suspense Book Club

Dog TagsJoin us at Baldwin Boettcher on Monday, August 4, 6:30 p.m., for a discussion of Dog Tags

Spring Branch Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

PompeiiTitle to be discussed: Pompeii, by Robert Harris.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30pm.  Summary: When the aqueduct that brings fresh water to thousands of people around the bay of Naples fails, Roman engineer Marius Primus heads to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius to investigate, only to come face to face with an impending catastrophe.

 

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