Enjoy lively discussions with others on today's most intriguing books and topics.
All sessions will be held at the Lake Community YMCA.
Dec 6| The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict
December 1926: England unleashes the largest manhunt in its history. The object of the search is not an escaped convict or a war criminal, but the missing wife of a WWI hero, up-and-coming mystery author Agatha Christie. When her car is found wrecked, empty, and abandoned near a natural spring, the country is in a frenzy. Eleven days later, Agatha reappears, claiming amnesia. She provides no answers for her disappearance. That is...until she writes a very strange book about a missing woman, a murderous husband, and a plan to expose the truth. What role did her unfaithful husband play? And what was he not telling investigators? THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE explores one strong woman's successful endeavor to take her history into her own hands.
Jan 3 | Twisted Tea Christmas by Laura Childs
In this latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series, tea maven Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier, Drayton Conneley, are catering a Victorian Christmas party at a swanky mansion in downtown Charleston for Drucilla Heyward, one of the wealthiest women in town. As the champagne flows and the tea steeps, Drucilla is so pleased with the reception by her partygoers that she reveals her secret plan to Theodosia. The Grande Dame has brought the cream of Charleston society together to reveal that she is planning to give her wealth away to various charitable organizations. However, before she can make the announcement, Theodosia finds her crumpled unconscious in the hallway. It looks like the excitement has gotten to the elderly woman--except that there is a syringe sticking out of her neck
Feb 7| My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwait
Nigeria. Korede's sister, Ayoola, is the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede knows the best solutions for cleaning blood, the trunk of her car is big enough for a body. Not that she gets any credit. A kind, handsome doctor at the hospital where Korede works is the bright spot in her life. One day Ayoola shows up to the hospital uninvited and he takes notice, asking Korede for Ayoola's phone number. Now Korede must reckon with what she will do about her sister.
Will the book be available for me to borrow?
Yes! Click the links above to reserve your copy. Or stop in to your local branch or call 330.452.0665 to reserve your copy.
Where can I find books by my favorite author, explore similar authors, or find the next book in the series I'm reading?
You can get recommendations from your librarian by filling out this form for your next read. You may also want to check out our blog, where librarians highlight other favorites from bestselling authors.
AGE GROUP: | Older Adults | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Older Adults | Book Clubs |
TAGS: | Mystery | Book Discussion | Book Club | Book |
|Mon, Mar 27||11:00AM to 2:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 28||9:30AM to 12:30PM|
|Wed, Mar 29||3:00PM to 6:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 30||9:30AM to 12:30PM|
|Fri, Mar 31||Closed|
|Sat, Apr 01||9:00AM to 12:00PM|
|Sun, Apr 02||Closed|
Located within the Lake Community Center, this branch is located among Lake High, Middle School and the YMCA.