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TCPL Book Groups

Have you always wanted to join a book group? Look no further! Whatever your tastes in books, TCPL has a group for you. Mystery? Fantasy or Sci Fi? Join one of our book groups and enjoy events and conversation with other readers who love your genre as much as you do!

Stay up to date on the latest events or Ask a Librarian about how to join a book group or for a book recommendation for the TCPL staff!

Looking for something interesting to read and someone to discuss it with?

Join us at the Eclectic Book Group on the third Thursday of the month, from 10-11:30 am. Contact librarian Elizabeth Coolman if you have questions (429-0177).

Date Book Title Author
2019
January 17 The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
February 21 Before We Were Your Lisa Wingate
March 21 Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng
April 18  Merle’s Door Ted Kerasote
May 15 The Last Nude Ellis Avery
June 20 Educated: A Memoir Tara Westover

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Murder By The Book

The Murder by the Book Mystery Discussion Group meets every 4th Wednesday, 10:15-11:30 a.m., at the Wyandotte Library. Join us as we discuss mystery and suspense authors.

Click on the author’s name to search for those books in our catalog.

Full book lists for each author and series can be found at the Fantastic Fiction website. For more information contact Leanne York at lyork@tcpl.lib.in.us. Title and series suggestions for next year are always welcome.

Date Author & Series
January 23 Anne Perry: William Monk and Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series set in 19th-century England.
February 27 David Rosenfelt: Andy Carpenter, a criminal lawyer with a golden retriever.
 March 27 Jeanne M. Dams: Dorothy Martin, a retired schoolteacher turned amateur detective in England, and Hilda Johansson, a detective in early 1900s South Bend.
 April 24 Loren D. Estleman: Amos Walker solves interesting cases in Detroit.
May 23 Elizabeth Peters: No-nonsense sleuth Amelia Peabody solves Egyptian archaeological mysteries.
June 26 Colin Cotterill: French doctor Siri Paiboun serves as coroner in 1970s Laos.
July 23 Lillian Jackson Braun: A reporter and his cats solve crimes and delight readers in the Cat Who series.
August 28 Laura Childs: The Tea Shop Mysteries are cozy reads set in Charleston, South Carolina.
September 25 Cora Harrison: Read about hit man Will Robie or football player turned detective Amos Decker.
October 23 Tana French: Read about the prestigious Dublin Murder Squad.
November 20 C.J. Box: Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett solves murders in the great outdoors.

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Each month we choose a particular author, read some of their books, and then chat about them. Have questions? Contact group leader Sarah Brown at the Wyandotte Library, 765-447-4774 or sbrown@tcpl.lib.in.us.

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Date Author
January 8
Stephen Lawhead
February 12 Orson Scott Card
March 12
N. K. Jemisin
April 9
Robin Hobb
May 14
Mary Pearson
June 11
Kelley Armstrong
July 9
Anne Bishop
August 13
Scott Westerfeld
September 10
Catherine Fisher
October 8
Rachel Caine
November 12
Sharon Shinn
December 10
Leigh Bardugo
The Hearthland Book Discussion Series occurs monthly on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Klondike Branch Library.  This series features writers and works with ties to the Midwest.

Date Featured Writer Information
September 13 Melissa Fraterrigo Melissa is the author of Glory Days and founder of the Lafayette Writers Studio will be joining us as we discuss this coming of age story set against the backdrop of an aging amusement park.
 October 11  Whitney Terrell  Whitney is the author of The Good Lieutenant among other books.  He will also be the guest speaker for the Purdue Visiting Writer Reading Series in October.
 November 15  Natalie Diaz  Natalie is an award winning poet and author of When My Brother Was an Aztec.  She will be the guest speaker for the Purdue Visiting Writer Reading Series in November.
 December 13  Kelsey Timmerman  Kelsey is the award winning and best selling author of several books including his most recent, Where Am I Giving?