Book Clubs

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Art of Racing in the RainTitle to be Discussed: The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein. Date of meeting: Thursday, May 27, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, May 28, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver. Next selection: Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.

Bear Creek Book Club Bonanza!

The Bear Creek Book Club met on Wednesday, May 5th. Death of RileyThey discussed The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. They will be meeting on Wednesday, June 2nd at 7:00 PM to discuss the book Walking on Eggshells by Jane Isay.
And if mysteries are your interest, the Mystery Book Club will be meeting on Wednesday, May 19th at 11:00 AM to discuss Death of Riley by Rhys Bowen. 206 Bones by Kathy Reichs is the hot topic for June 16th.
 

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Club de Literatura Hispana

Tan veloz como el deseo / Swift as Desire

Title to be discussed: Tan veloz como el deseo by Laura Esquivel. Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 18, at 6 PM. Summary: Laura Esquivel regresa con una novela de gran belleza y compasion. Mientras Como agua para chocolate se baso en la vida de su madre, en Tan veloz como el deseo Esquivel hace un trabajo de ficcion acerca de la vida de su padre en Mexico. Nacido con la curiosa habilidad de entender los mensajes ocultos en los sentimientos humanos, Don Jubilo se convierte en un traductor que ayuda a otros a solucionar problemas de comunicacion en sus relaciones.

Katy Branch - Spanish Book Club/Club Hispano de Libros

Title to be discussed:  En Sus Zapatos by Jennifer Weiner.  Date:  Wednesday, May 5, 6:00pm.  This book discussion group, conducted in Spanish, meets on the first Wednesday evening of the month.  Spanish speakers, join us!

Bear Creek Book Club

 

Join us on Wednesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm for the Bear Creek Book Club. This month we will be discussing The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende.

Jane is in the Eyre

Join us on May 24th at 2:00 PM for a discussion of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. The Classic Readers Group has been meeting since September of 2009 at the Northwest Branch Library and has been having lively discussions ever since. It is easy to join in all the fun. Just show up. No need to sign up!

 

 

Bear Creek Mystery Book Club

Murphy's Law by Rhys BowenThe Mystery Book Club will be meeting on Wednesday, April 21st at 11:00 AM to discuss the book Murphy’s Law by Rhys Bowen. Join our library sleuths for snacks and an entertaining discussion!

Katy Branch - Who Dun It@the Library

Title to be discussed:  Gone Tomorrow: A Reacher Novel by Lee Child.  Date of meeting: Saturday, May 1, 10:30am.  Summary: In this 13th Reacher novel, the former army MP confronts a suicide bomber on a nearly deserted Manhattan subway car - a confrontation that will lead him back to the Soviet War in Afghanistan in the 1980's and forward to the war on terrorism as he tracks down and eliminates the bad guys.

 

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Lost City of Z

Title to be discussed: Lost City of Z, by David Grann. Date of meeting: Thursday, April 22, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room. Will be repeated Friday, April 23, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Journalist David Grann delves deep into the mystery surrounding British explorer Percy Fawcett's disappearance in 1925,  and the even greater mystery of what Fawcett was seeking in the Amazon valley. Next selection: Art of Racing in the Rain.

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