Nov
14
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

‘It’s a Mystery’ is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

Hollwood Homicide by Kellye Garrett (book cover) Wednesday, November 14 : Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett

Dayna Anderson had some success as an actress, but now she’s broke and not sure what to do next. After witnessing a deadly hit and run accident, she figures maybe she could solve the crime and get the $15,000 reward. Her chase takes her into the thick of Holly wood society—and then it turns out someone is trying to kill her, too.

 

It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

‘It’s a Mystery’ is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

Hollwood Homicide by Kellye Garrett (book cover) Wednesday, November 14 : Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett

Dayna Anderson had some success as an actress, but now she’s broke and not sure what to do next. After witnessing a deadly hit and run accident, she figures maybe she could solve the crime and get the $15,000 reward. Her chase takes her into the thick of Holly wood society—and then it turns out someone is trying to kill her, too.

 

Nov
15
Thu
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Board Room. Refreshments are served!

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James (book cover)Thursday, November 15 : The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

Isabel Archer is a spirited, young American woman who inherits a large amount of money but finds “confronting her destiny” overwhelming. The Portrait of a Lady remains one of James’s most popular works, and is considered by many critics to be his best.

 

 

 

Dec
12
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

‘It’s a Mystery’ is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry (book cover) Wednesday, December 12 : The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry

Everyone always assumed that Olivia’s father killed her mother, but no one ever found what became of him. When new evidence emerges that he was actually killed the same day as his wife, Olivia must try to find the killer herself, lest the killer come for her next. Henry’s novel won the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Young Adult Mystery.

 

Dec
20
Thu
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Board Room. Refreshments are served!

The Leavers by Lis a Ko (book cover)Thursday, December 20 : The Leavers by Lisa Ko

When he is eleven years old, Deming Guo’s mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant disappears. Deming is adopted by a white couple in upstate New York who change his name to Daniel Wilkinson, but as he grows up he yearns to learn more about his mother and his heritage. Barbara Kingsolver chose The Leavers for the PEN/Bellwether Prize for fiction.