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Aug 252020

MC-NPL offers two book clubs: Mystery Tuesday Book Club and Saturday Book Club.

Email Sydney Mason at for more information.

Mystery Tuesday Book Club

Led by Dr Monica D’Antonio, Associate Professor at Montgomery County Community College. The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 2 pm to discuss thriller, suspense, true crimes, noir and detective fiction.

Discussion Date Book
January 4, 2022: 2PM Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran
February 1, 2022: 2PM The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
March 1, 2022: 2PM The Red Scream by Mary Willis Walker
April 5, 2022: 2PM The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
May 3, 2022: 2PM The Guest List by Lucy Foley
June 7, 2022: 2PM Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
July 19, 2022: 2PM over Zoom
Note: this is the 3rd Tuesday
Ghost Medicine by Aimée Thurlo and David Thurlo
August 9, 2022: 2PM  Note: this is the 2nd Tuesday While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams
September 6 2022: 2PM The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
October 4, 2022: 2PM Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
November 1, 2022: 2PM American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson
December 7, 2022: 2PM The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins


Saturday Book Club

Meets on the third Saturday of each month at 2 pm. Dr Hal Halbert, Professor at Montgomery County Community College facilitates the discussion. The club engages in all kinds of genre.

Date Book
January 15, 2022: 2PM Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
February 19, 2022: 2PM Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen
March 19, 2022: 2PM The Round House: A Novel by Louise Erdrich
April 23, 2022: 2PM
Note: This is the 4th Saturday
Milkman: A Novel by Anna Burns
May 21, 2022: 2PM The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
June 18, 2022: 2PM The Songs of Trees by David George Haskell (a Longwood Gardens Community Read selection)
July 23, 2022: 12PM
Please note the change in date and time!
Happiness: A Novel by Aminatta Forna
August 20, 2022: 12PM
Please note the change in time!
There There by Tommy Orange
September 17, 2022: 2PM The Price of a Child, by Lorene Cary
The One Book One Norristown selection for 2022!
October 15, 2022: 2PM Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley
November 12, 2022: 2PM
Please note the change in date!
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See.
December 17, 2022: 2PM The Good Lord Bird: A Novel by James McBride