Join us for the return of Book ‘Em, our popular crime fiction book group.
We will continue to meet on Zoom; check our online calendar for the link. Book ‘Em meets from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
To request or check out a title, click on your preferred format. We hope to have more copies and formats available in the future. Some titles have yet to be published so we will add catalog links as they become available.
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Book ‘Em 2023/2024 Schedule
December 20, 2023
Jonathan Ames: A Man Named Doll
Los Angeles noir at the hands of Happy Doll, a charming, inexpert, private detective.
Amanda Flower: Because I Could Not Stop for Death
Emily Dickinson and housemaid Willa Noble discover that murder is hardly poetic.
Amanda Jayatissa: You’re Invited
What could be worse than your ex-boyfriend marrying your childhood best friend?
S.A. Cosby: Razorblade Tears
A Black father and a white father join forces to revenge the murder their gay sons.
Michelle Gagnon: Killing Me
She escaped a serial killer. Then things got weird.
Shari Lapena: Everyone Here is Lying
Who took Avery Wooler? And why? A thrilling domestic suspense.
Alice Slater: Death of a Bookseller
A true crime-obsessed bookseller develops an obsession with a colleague.
September 20, 2023
Rebecca Makkai: I Have Some Questions for You
Did Omar Evans, a twenty-five-year-old athletic trainer, murder student Thalia Keith?
Jesse Q. Sutanto: Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers
Come for the mystery, but stay for the healing.
Dennis Lehane: Small Mercies
An intense thriller set amidst Boston’s 1974 school desegregation.