Apr
10
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Apr 10 @ 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 Disappeared by CJ Box (book cover)Wednesday, April 10 : The Disappeared by CJ Box

In his 18th outing, Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is faced with a woman missing from a dude ranch and a group of falconers upset because they’ve been told by the feds they can no longer hunt with eagles. Someone doesn’t want him investigating either case. Are they related?

 

Apr
18
Thu
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Apr 18 @ 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 Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler (book cover)Thursday, April 18 : The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

Ranked among the best of his work, The Long Goodbye combines gritty, hard-boiled detective fiction with social criticism. Starring the detective Philip Marlowe, The Long Goodbye won the 1955 Edgar Award for best novel.

 

 

May
8
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
May 8 @ 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!

Sunburn by Laura Lippman (book cover)Wednesday, May 8 : Sunburn by Laura Lippman

Adam and Polly start a summer affair that rapidly turns into something more sinister when someone dies. Lippman’s latest has been compared to James M. Cain’s noir masterpieces.

Jun
12
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Jun 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!

Force of Nature by Jane Harper (book cover)Wednesday, June 12 : Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Five women go on a corporate hiking trip. Only four emerge from the wilderness, and each tells a different story about the colleague who went missing. Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk must venture in the wilderness—both literal and figurative—to figure out what has happened.

Jun
20
Thu
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free and open to the public

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!

This Blessed Earth by Ted Genoways (book cover)Thursday, June 20 : This Blessed Earth by Ted Genoways

In this year’s All Iowa Reads book, journalist Ted Genoways follows a year at the Hammond family farm, where the fifth generation of the Hammond family is trying to keep the farm going despite global, corporate, and environmental threats.

 

 

 

Jul
10
Wed
It’s a Mystery Book Group @ Coralville Public Library
Jul 10 @ 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!

Sadie by Courtney Summers (book cover)Wednesday, July 10 : Sadie by Courtney Summers

Sadie has spent her life raising her sister Mattie in a small Canadian town. It’s not an easy life, but she’s made it so far. Then one day Mattie is found dead. Follow Sadie’s journey as she tries to find her sister’s killer, aided by a radio DJ who takes up the cause.

Jul
18
Thu
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free and open to the public

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!

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf (book cover) Thursday, July 18 : Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

One of Woolf’s best known novels, the story of Mrs. Dalloway moves back and forth through time as Mrs. Dalloway prepares to host a high society party in post-World War I England. Mrs. Dalloway critiques the conservatism and traditionalism of the time, and examines the tragedy of the “lost generation” that fought during the Great War.