Library book clubs

Love talking about a good book as much as you do reading it? Then take a look at what our book clubs are reading next. Our book clubs are just as varied as the books you love! Some groups meet in the morning, some at lunch, and some at night. There are meetings at several different branches, and each group tends to focus on a different type of book.

Looking for Bailey Cove's morning / evening clubs?

Bailey Cove Morning has been renamed Groundbreaking Reads and will resume meeting in June. The evening club has been retired.

Lunch and Love Romance Book Club: Virgin River by Robyn Carr

Wanted: Midwife/nurse practitioner in Virgin River, population six hundred. Make a difference against a backdrop of towering California redwoods and crystal-clear rivers. Rent-free cabin included.

More about Lunch and Love Romance Book Club: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info
YABC: Maze Runner

Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

More about Bailey Cove Young Adult Book Club: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info
Time Out Book Club: The Hero and the Crown

Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin has never been accepted as full royalty. Both in and out of the royal court, people whisper the story of her mother, the witchwoman, who was said to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an heir to rule Damar-then died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. But none of them, not even Aerin herself, can predict her future-for she is to be the true hero who will wield the power of the Blue Sword...

More about Time Out Book Club: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info
Knitting Between the Lines: Blind Assassin

Join us at the Bailey Cove Library for a fun and entirely casual hour of knitting and conversation. We will meet each month on the 2nd Thurs at noon as a “lunch bunch” group. Bring your lunch, your knitting or crochet, and your sense of humor! Knitting needles, yarn, and encouragement will be provided for beginners. This month, we will discuss "Blind Assassin" by Margaret Atwood.

More about Knitting Between the Lines: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info
Eleanor Murphy ForeverYA Book Club: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer.

More about Eleanor Murphy ForeverYA Book Club: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info
BLT Book Club - House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left.

More about BLT - Booked for Lunch Club: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info
The X Factor Book Club - Gregor the Overlander

In the irresistible first novel by the author of The Hunger Games, a boy embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny -- and find his father. 

In the first novel of the New York Times bestselling series by Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games, young Gregor falls through a grate in the laundry room of his apartment building and hurtles into the dark Underland. This strange world is on the brink of war, and Gregor's arrival is no accident. A prophecy foretells that Gregor has a role to play in the Underland's uncertain future. Gregor wants no part of it -- until he realizes it's the only way to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance. Gregor embarks on a dangerous adventure that will change both him and the Underland forever.

 
More about X Factor Book Club: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info

Join Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother as we hear from local African American Authors as they tell us about their books. Each Author will be given time to tell they adventure on what they when through getting their book published. Copies of their books will be available for sale at this event.

So please come out and help support our local authors in their quest to get their books in the hands of wonderful readers.

Saved by the Bell Jar: Good Manners for Nice People

Combining science with humor, an in-your-face modern guide to manners for regular people provides a new set of rules for the twenty-first century that shows how to avoid being rude and stand up to those who are. Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Angel's Island Coffee. For more information please contact Julia Hendon at 256-881-0257 or jhendon [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

More about Saved by the Bell Jar: see their past and present book choices, or see meeting times and more info