Upcoming titles for BC Library book clubs announced

The Baxter County Library hosts two monthly book clubs throughout the year — Issues & Viewpoints, an open forum on books exploring current issues, and All Booked, an easy-going club focusing on reading fiction, romance, mystery, or biography titles and is host to light conversation. Issues & Viewpoints is every first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m., and All Booked is every third Tuesday at 6 p.m. Both book clubs are held virtually via Zoom.Here is the list of upcoming titles for the year for those wanting to participate or to just find their next read:

Issues & Viewpoints:
February and March – “Twelve Dispositions: A Field Guide to Humans” by Coralie Koonce
April – “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” by Casey Cep
May – “Profiles in Courage” by John F. Kennedy
June – “The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis & How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance” by Ben Sasse
July –  “Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country” by Sierra Crane
August – “My Grandfather’s Son: A Memoir” by Justice Clarence Thomas
September – “Conversations with RBG” by Jeffrey Rosen
October – “Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail” by Ben Montgomery
November – “The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness” by Sy Montgomery

All Booked:
February – “Hadley Beckett’s Next Dish” by Bethany Turner
March – “What Alice Forgot” by Liane Moriarty
April – “Lions of Fifth Avenue” by Fiona Davis
May – “The Bookish Life of Nina Hill” by Abbi Waxman
June – “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah
July – “Simmer Down” by Sarah Smith
August – “Mystic River” by Dennis Lehane
September – “Haben” by Haben Girma
October – “All the Missing Girls” by Megan Miranda
November – “Oil and Marble” by Stephanie Storey
December – “One Day in December” by Josie Silver

Registration is required on baxlib.org to join All Booked, and the Zoom link to attend will be at the bottom of both the registration confirmation and reminder emails. Registration is not required to join Issues & Viewpoints. Just visit the calendar at baxlib.org for the Zoom link. Copies of each book are located at the information desk and on the shelf for check out.

Both book clubs at the library are open to the public and anyone can join at any time. Visit baxlib.org for more information.

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