Book Clubs

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Mark Twain"To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement."

Title to be discussed: any novel by Mark Twain.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, June 9, 6:30pm.  The time has come to either dust off one of your childhood favorites or venture into the less-known writings of Mark Twain.  During their next meeting, the Page Turners will discuss several of his novels and compare their plot and style.  Come and see if the great American writer has really killed most of his adjectives.

History Lovers' Book Club

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

 

 

A criminal who feigns insanity is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.

Masters of Suspense Book Club

She's Leaving Home

 

London, 1968:  The body of a teenage girl is found just steps away from the Beatles’ Abbey Road recording studio.

Bear Creek Book Club: Summer Hiatus

The Bear Creek Book Club will be taking a hiatus for the summer.  They will be returning on a new date and time this fall.  They will meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 PM.  Their first meeting will be Monday, September 14th at 7:00 PM to discuss the book The Signature of All Things b

Book Club, Friday, May 15 @ 2 pm

Crosby Branch Library celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month AND Mother's Day with its May book club selection Please Look After Mom, by Kyung-sook Shin.  Winner of the 2011 Man Asian Prize, this popular book sold a million copies within 10 months of its release in South Korea.  Join our discussion on Friday, May 15 at 2 pm in the meeting room.

WU Book Club on hiatus for June

The WU book club will take a break in June, and will resume activity in July.  Our book club selection for July will be Euphoria, by Lily King, and copies will be available for checkout at the beginning of June.  

History Lovers' Book Club

China Dolls

 

China Dolls is our Asian Pacific American Heritage Month selection.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Defending JacobTitle to be discussed: Defending Jacob by William Landay.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 12, 6:30 pm.  Summary: "Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. When a shocking crime shatters his New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: his fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. As the crisis reveals how little a father knows about his son, Andy will face a trial of his own--between loyalty and justice, between truth and allegation, between a past he's tried to bury and a future he cannot conceive."

Masters of Suspense Book Club

The Devil's Company

 

Explosive action and scrupulous period research are David Liss's trademarks.

Book Club Friday, April 17 @ 2pm

Crosby Book Club will meet to discuss Stitches, by Anne Lamott, on Friday, April 17th at 2 pm.  A meditation reflecting on how to cope with life's adversities, Lamott shares what has worked for her: "We live stitch by stitch, when we're lucky."  What does the author mean by that? Join us to find out!

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