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Aug 252020

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

Email Mathew Wielgus 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 TBD
May 3, 2022: 2PM TBD
June 7, 2022: 2PM TBD
July 5, 2022: 2PM TBD
August 2, 2022: 2PM TBD
September 6 2022: 2PM TBD
October 4, 2022: 2PM TBD
November 1, 2022: 2PM TBD
December 7, 2022: 2PM TBD


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
December 18, 2021: 2PM The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve
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 16, 2022: 2PM Milkman: A Novel by Anna Burns
May 21, 2022: 2PM The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
June 18, 2022: 2PM Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
July 16, 2022: 2PM Happiness: A Novel by Aminatta Forna
August 20, 2022: 2PM There There by Tommy Orange
September 17, 2022: 2PM Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong
October 15, 2022: 2PM Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley
November 19, 2022: 2PM The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See.
December 17, 2022: 2PM The Good Lord Bird: A Novel By: James McBride