It is a great time to curl up with a good book as the weather gets chillier. Choose one below and talk to others about it! Click on the links or go to the catalog to place holds. Find more info on our book club webpage. You can also subscribe to monthly NextReads newsletters to find new releases in your favorite genres. Happy reading!
Southwestern mysteries are the focus of Tony Hillerman’s police procedurals. Jim Chee, Bernie Manuelito, and the later-retired Joe Leaphorn are Navajo tribal police officers. The stories are filled with tribal customs and a striking desert setting along with strong detective work and clear prose, often peppered with a bit of comedy. Anne Hillerman, Tony’s daughter, continues the series after her father’s death in 2008.
The National Book Award-winning author of In the Heart of the Sea presents an account of the complicated middle years of the American Revolution that shares lesser-known insights into the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
Issued as part of a series designed to introduce Austen’s classics to a new generation of readers, a modern retelling finds bookish minister’s daughter Cat Morland joining her well-to-do friends in Edinburgh and falling for an up-and-coming lawyer who may harbor unsettling secrets. By the award-winning author of the Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan mysteries.
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The book club meets at Prison City Pub and Brewery at 28 State St. in Auburn.
Embarking on a more than 3,000-kilometer walking journey from rural Canada to the East coast so that she can see the ocean for the first time in her life, an octogenarian woman has experiences that blur her perspectives between illusion, memory and reality. A first novel.