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Deadly Consequences

When Juliet Cole’s husband of fifteen years is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. Devastated and traumatized, she answers hours of questioning, then returns home to break the tragic news to her sons. But a threatening voicemail escalates this form a random shooting to a planned, deliberate attack. Juliet realizes that she and her children are in danger, unless she meets her killers demands. The question remains is her husband an innocent victim or a hardened criminal?  Inspirational Book Club discussion is Nov. 19, 2015 @ 2:00 PM


Book & Bite Club Discussing "Unbroken"

Book Club courtesy of clker.comIf you've never joined our monthly Book & Bite Club, this month is your chance.  We're discussing the book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand on Thursday, 11/19 at 12:30pm.  

Bear Creek Book Club

All quiet on the western front picture Come join us this Monday, November 9th, for our monthly Bear Creek Book Club. We will be discussing All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque. The club will be held at 7:00pm in the magazine area. 

Club de Libros Hispanos

Book courtesy of Clker.comDo you speak Spanish and love books?  Join our Club de Libros Hispanos meeting next week on Wednesday, 11/04 at 6:00pm - discussing "La Frontera de Cristal" by Carlos Fuentes.  Les invitamos a que todos los meses se reúna con nosotros para converser sobre un libro: "La Frontera de Cristal" - Carlos Fuentes.

Texas Bluebonnet Books Announced!

At the Texas Book Festival in Austin this past weekend, the 2016-2017 master list of Bluebonnet Award Books was announced.  Chosen by a selection committee, the list includes both fiction and non-fiction titles, taking into account student interests, relevant content, reviews and literacy quality.  HCPL owns numerous copies of every book on the list and will be adding more copies in the next few months.  The Children's Department has a Bluebonnet Book Club for children in grades 3-5 that meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 1:30 pm from September through January.  In January, all club members and other homeschool children (who have listened to or read at least 5 of the titles) cast ballots for their favorite book.  Their votes along with other participating groups are tabulated and the Author is given the Bluebonnet Award at the Texas Library Association's annual meeting held in April - quite an honor as you can imagine!  Next time you are in the library, check out one of these fabulous books for your child to enjoy!  **public school children vote at their school library. 

Bluebonnet Book Club!

If you are a homeschooler in grades 3-5 and love to read, this is the club for you! The Bluebonnet Book Club meets twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1:30 pm!  Enjoy lively book discussion, related activities and a craft!  Featured books are available at the children's reference desk for check out for those that are registered and books must be completely read prior to attending each session.  Call 832-559-4235 to register!  *one registration is good through January 25th!

Calling All Time Travelers!

Want to spend some quality time with your child, and introduce them to some classic literature? Join the Time Machine Book Club!  Registration is limited to 10 participants, and their favorite adult. This fun filled program, will include book discussions, crafts. and a special gift to each child who participates!

Wedding Killer

History Mystery Book club is reading the book titled “To Have and To Kill”. This book by Mary Jane Clark is an old-fashioned whodunit set in a modern world that’s high on suspense. Piper Donovan never imagined that decorating wedding cakes could be so dangerous! A struggling actress with no immediate prospects and a recently broken engagement, Piper moves back home and gets into the bakery business, only to find that someone close to the bride-to-be is trying to stop the wedding. Come and experience the discussion of this book and meet new people. When, May 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM.

"Who Done It?"

It's time to cook up a yummy dessert and gather at Maud Marks Library for the Mystery Book Club.  Wednesday, March 18th at 2 pm we will be discussing Open Season  by C J Box.   Joe makes some mistakes but that just makes him more human.  When he finds a local hunting outfitter dead, splayed out on the woodpile behind his state-owned home, he takes it personally!  Will this Wyoming game warden get his man?  If you need a copy of the book come by the library and pick one up.  Bring your favorite dessert to eat while we discuss whether the villains got their "just desserts"! 

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