Upcoming Book Discussions and Book Club Meetings

E.g., 06/30/2017
E.g., 06/30/2017
Location Program Name Description Date and time
Mountain Road Book Club: Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a cruise on a luxury ship. However,   Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for—and  Lo is desperate to convey that something (or someone) has gone terribly, terribly wrong… 05/30/2017 - 7:00pm
Annapolis Insurrections by Rion Amilcar Scott Author, Rion A. Scott, will discuss his new book Insurrections, a short story collection of the fictional town Cross River, Maryland, a largely black settlement founded in 1807. Book sale and signing to follow. 05/31/2017 - 7:00pm
Crofton The Children Act by Ian McEwan Family Law Judge, Fiona Maye, is not only facing a personal crisis with her husband, but has been handed a difficult but delicate case: A boy, just short of 18 years old, who is refusing the transfusion that could save his life. 06/07/2017 - 2:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Book Lovers It's a book club without the book! Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 06/12/2017 - 10:00am
Crofton Book Buddies: Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One by Judy Blume A special book club for elementary school students with discussions, games, and crafts. 06/13/2017 - 4:00pm
Broadneck Book Lovers Book Club It's a book club without the book!  Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 06/14/2017 - 10:00am
Edgewater Dark Matter by Blake Crouch One night, Jason Dessen, a physics professor, living with his wife and son in Chicago is kidnapped and drugged. He wakes in another place and has a different identity as a famous physicist, but there is no wife and son. Does he stay or try to make it home? 06/15/2017 - 7:00pm
Severna Park Guys Book Club: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Harper Lee's classic tale of the crisis that rocks a Southern town still speaks to us over 50 years later.  06/15/2017 - 7:00pm
Glen Burnie Graphic Novel Book Club: Nimona Join us to discuss bestseller Nimona by Noelle Stevenson. Filled with intrigue, villains, dragons, and science, great fun for all. Teen to Adult. NOTE: Date changed to Friday June 16 at 2PM 06/16/2017 - 2:00pm
Broadneck Author Visit: Stephanie Verni Author Stephanie Verni will discuss her latest novel, "Inn Significant," a tale of love, loss, family secrets and renewal set in Oxford, MD. Book sale and signing to follow. 06/19/2017 - 7:00pm
Deale Adult Book Club- My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn’t spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy’s childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the surface lie the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy’s life: her escape from her troubled family, her desire to become a writer, her marriage, her love for her two daughters.  06/21/2017 - 7:00pm
Mountain Road Adult Book Club - The Girl with all the Gifts by M.C. Carey Not every gift is a blessing. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite. But they don't laugh. Melanie is a very special girl. Emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end, The girl with all the gifts is the most powerful and affecting thriller you will read this year. 06/27/2017 - 7:00pm
Crofton Tween/Teen Book Club Ice Cream Social Talk about about your favorite books while enjoying ice cream. 06/28/2017 - 4:00pm
Edgewater Harry Potter Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Love Harry Potter? Join us for a discussion of the first book. All teens and tweens, whether it's your first read, your 1,000th, or anywhere in between.  07/05/2017 - 3:00pm
Broadneck Book Lovers Book Club It's a book club without the book!  Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 07/12/2017 - 10:00am
Edgewater Harry Potter Book Club: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Love Harry Potter? Join us for a discussion of the second book. Everyone welcome, whether it's your first read, your 1,000th, or anywhere in between.  07/12/2017 - 3:00pm
Crofton The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman A middle aged man returns to his bucolic boyhood home and visits the kind family that lived down the lane. Upon seeing their farm and pond, memories return to him of events that were both magical and terrifying. Another classic fantasy by a well loved English writer. 07/13/2017 - 2:00pm
Crofton Book Buddies: I Survived the Shark Attack of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis and Shark Attack by Cathy Dubowski A special book club for elementary school students with discussions, games and crafts. Newcomers are welcome! 07/18/2017 - 4:00pm
Edgewater Harry Potter Book Club: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Love Harry Potter? Join us for a discussion of the third book. Everyone welcome, whether it's your first read, your 1,000th, or anywhere in between.  07/19/2017 - 3:00pm
Crofton Tween/Teen Book Club Ice Cream Social Talk about about your favorite books while enjoying ice cream. 07/19/2017 - 4:00pm
Deale Book Lovers Chat It's a book club without the book!  Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 07/19/2017 - 7:00pm
Annapolis Gate in the Fence of Time by David Robert Berry Author David Robert Berry will discuss his fascinating book titled Gate in the Fence of Time. This book is a thought-provoking examination of early American history from the perspective of characters that do not often appear in works of historical fiction. 07/19/2017 - 7:00pm
Edgewater When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi In this memoir, the author is poised to finish medical school and begin "real life" as a neurosurgeon, until he receives a devastating diagnosis and becomes the patient. 07/20/2017 - 7:00pm
Severna Park Guys Book Club: Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball. (from the publisher)   07/20/2017 - 7:00pm
Mountain Road Adult Book Club - Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship by Tom Ryan An unforgettable saga of adventure, friendship, and the unlikeliest of family, it's an inspiring tale of finding love and discovering your true self. 07/25/2017 - 7:00pm
Edgewater Harry Potter Book Club: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Love Harry Potter? Join us for a discussion of the fourth book. Everyone welcome, whether it's your first read, your 1,000th, or anywhere in between.  07/26/2017 - 3:00pm
Edgewater Harry Potter Book Club: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Love Harry Potter? Join us for a discussion of the fifth book. Everyone welcome, whether it's your first read, your 1,000th, or anywhere in between.  08/02/2017 - 3:00pm
Broadneck Book Lovers Book Club It's a book club without the book!  Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 08/09/2017 - 10:00am
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Book Lovers It's a book club without the book! Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 08/14/2017 - 10:00am
Crofton Book Buddies: Bowling Alley Bandit by Laurie Keller A special book club for elementary school students with discussions, games and crafts. Newcomers are welcome! 08/15/2017 - 4:00pm
Crofton Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson The close friendship of four girls is tested as their dreams and hopes change growing up in poverty stricken and dangerous Brooklyn of the 1970's and 1980's. 08/16/2017 - 2:00pm
Severna Park Guys Book Club: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card Card's science fiction classic appeals even to those who don't tend to like science fiction. Its lessons are universal and powerful.  08/17/2017 - 7:00pm
Edgewater News of the World by Paulette Jiles In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant newsreader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her surviving relatives in Texas. Torn from the only family she remembers, only gradually does she begin to bond with the newsreader. What happens when they must separate in Texas? 08/17/2017 - 7:00pm
Mountain Road Adult Book Club - Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck. 08/29/2017 - 7:00pm
Crofton Tween/Teen Book Club Ice Cream Social Talk about about your favorite books while enjoying ice cream. 08/30/2017 - 4:00pm