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

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


February 8
“The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim” by E.K. Johnston

March 8
“This Star Won’t Go Out” by Esther Earl

April 12
“Nimona” by Noelle Stevenson

May 10
“Coraline” by Neil Gaiman

June 14
“The Raven Boys” by Maggie Stiefvater

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

February 5

“All the Missing Girls” by Megan Miranda

March 5
“Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and faith in the New China” by Evan Osnos

April 2
“Pontius Pilate” by Paul Maier

May 7
“Norse Mythology” by Neil Gaiman

June 4
“The Nest” by Cynthia d’Aprix Sweeney

Past Books Reviewed

Newport Book Clubs

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

February 6
“The House of Silk” by Anthony Horowitz

March 6
“The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

April 3
“The Color of Lightening” by Paulette Jiles

May 1
“The Last Painting of Sara De Vos” by Dominic Smith

June 5
“The Fortunes” by Peter Ho Davies

Past Books Reviewed

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

January 16
“Dorothy Must Die” by Danielle Paige

February 20
“East” by Edith Pattou

March 20
“Enchanted” by Alethea Kontis

April 17
“Kill Me Softly” by Sarah Cross

May 15
“The Wrath and the Dawn” by Renee Ahdieh

June 19
“Hunted” by Meagan Spooner

Homeschoolers’ Book Club

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

February 13
“Full Cicada Moon” by Marilyn Hilton

March 13
“The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate

April 10
“Esperanza Rising” by Pam Munoz Ryan

May 8
“The Mysterious Benedict Society” by Trenton Lee Stewart

June 12
“Wonder” by R.J. Palacio

Cold Spring Branch Book Clubs

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

February 13 & 14
“Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance

March 13 & 14
“The Girl from the Train” by Irma Joubert

April 10 & 11
“A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman

May 10 & 11
“A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson

June 12 & 13
“The Book That Matters Most” by Ann Hoof

Past Books Reviewed

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

January 15 (change in regular schedule)
“The Fellowship of the ring” by J.R.R. Tolkien

February 5
“A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel” by Hope Larson

March 5
“Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline

April 2
“Brody’s Ghost: Vol. 1” by Mark Crilley

May 7
“Nisekoi = False Love: Vol. 1” by Naoshi Komi

June 4
“Hold Me Closer, Necromancer” by Lish McBride

Past Books Reviewed

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

January 17
“An Unsuitable Job for a Woman” by P.D. James

February 21
“Sworn to Silence” by Linda Castillo

March 21
“The Girl Before” by J.P. Delaney

April 18
“The Big Sleep” by Raymond Chandler

May 16
“Redemption Road” by John Hart

June 20 (Author Visit & Discussion)
“Grave Consequences in Erlanger, Ky” by Mike Due

Past Books Reviewed

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

January 23

“Freedom’s Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970” by Lynne Olson

February 27
“Obliquity: Why Our Goals are Best Achieved Indirectly” by John Kay

March 27
“The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country” by Helen Russell

April 24
“The Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis

May 22
“The Well-Spoken Woman” by christine K. Jahnke

June 26
“The Nature Fix” by Florence Williams

Past Books Reviewed

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

January 25
“Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis” by David Nichols

February 22
“Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren

March 22
“Examined Lives: From Socrates to Neitzsche” by James Miller

April 26
“The Word Exchange” by Alena Graedon

May 24
“A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories” by Lucia Berlin

June 28
“Contact” by Carl Sagan

Past Books Reviewed

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