New Book Clubs

In July, we are adding new book clubs for homeschoolers, teens and adults! 

Carrico/For Thomas Book Clubs

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

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July 13

“Mosquitoland” by David Arnold

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

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“Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas” by Benson Bobrick

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.

July 11
“A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman

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.

July 18

“Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher

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.

July 11

“Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” by Chris Grabenstein

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

July 11 & 12
“Looking for Me” by Beth Hoffman

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+

July 3

“Valérian and Laureline” by Pierre Christin

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.

July 19

“The Carter Street Hangman” by Anne Perry

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.

July 25

“Gift from the Sea” by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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.

July 20
“America, 1908” by Jim Rasenberger

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