Book Clubs

It’s always a good time to join one of our book clubs. Here’s a look at what each of our book clubs will be reading for the next few months.

 

Carrico/Fort Thomas Book Clubs

New: A Novel Idea
Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.
Ages: 12 – 18

August 10
“The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman

September 14
“In Real Life” by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang

October 12
“Rot & Ruin” by Jonathan Maberry

November 9
“Bomb” by Steve Sheinkin

December 14
“The Assassin Game” by Kirsty McKay

 

Brown Bag Book Club at Carrico/Ft. Thomas
Meets on the first Monday of the month at noon

 

August 7
“Prodigal Summer” by Barbara Kingsolver

September 11 (Change in regular schedule)
“Prague Winter” by Madeleine Albright

October 2
“Above the Waterfall” by Ron Rash

November 6
“Unwanted: A Murder Mystery of the Gilded Age” by Andrew Young

December 4
“The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant

Past Books Reviewed

 

Newport Book Clubs

Newport Book Club
Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.


August 1
“Girl Waits with Gun” by Amy Stewart

September 5
“Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger

October 3
“The Rise & Fall of Great Powers: A Novel” by Tom Rachman

November 7
“The Farm” by Tom Rob Smith

December 5
“Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow

Past Books Reviewed

 

NEW: Young Adults for Grown Adults
Meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

August 15
“Anna Dressed in Blood” by Kendare Blake

September 19
“The Scorpio Races” by Maggie Stiefvater

October 17
“The Diviners” by Libba Bray

November 21
“Croak” by Gina Damico

December 19
“Cruel Beauty” by Rosamund Hodge

 

NEW: Homeschoolers’ Book Club

Meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 11 a.m.

August 8
“Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen

September 12
“A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park

October 10
“Savvy” by Ingrid Law

November 14
“20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” by Jules Verne

December 12
“The Trumpet of the Swan” by E.B. White

 

Cold Spring Branch Book Clubs

Cold Spring Book Club
11 a.m. second Tuesday of the month & 2 p.m. the following Wednesday

August 8 & 9
“Just Mercy: A Story of Justice & Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson

September 12 & 13
“Franklin & Winston” by Jon Meacham

October 10 & 11
“The Hamilton Affair” by Elizabeth Cobbs

November 14 & 15
“Elizabeth the Queen” by Sally Bedell Smith

December 12 & 13
“A Redbird Christmas” by Fannie Flagg

Past Books Reviewed

 

You’ve Been Booked
Meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
Ages: 13+

 

August 7
“Lord of the Flies” by William Golding

September 11 (Change in regular schedule)
“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The Illustrated Edition” by J.K. Rowling and Jim Kay

October 2
“Batman: Gotham by Gaslight” by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola

November 6
“Edge Chronicles 1: Beyond the Deepwoods” by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

December 4
“Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury

Past Books Reviewed

 

Cup of Crime Book Club
Meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.

August 16
“Relic” by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

September 20
“A Pedigree to Die for” by Laurien Berenson

October 18
“Vendetta” by Lisa Harris

November 15
“Desert Heat” by J.A. Jance

December 20
No meeting due to holiday

Past Books Reviewed

 

A Little Help With My Friends
Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

 

August 22
“Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up” by Mario Kondo

September 26
“The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life” by Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh

October 24
“10% Happier” by Dan Harris

November 28
“Gratitude & Trust” by Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson

December 26
“The Millionaire Next Door” by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

Past Books Reviewed

 

Real Men Read Book Club
Meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

 

August 24
“Shadow Divers” by Robert Kurson

September 28
“Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed

October 26
“The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace” by Jeff Hobbs

November 30
“H is for Hawk” by Helen Macdonald

December 21 (Change in regular schedule)
“City of Thieves” by David Benioff

Past Books Reviewed

 

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