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Harwood Library Book Group

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Tuesday group

Meets on the second Tuesday of the month between 11am and 1pm

The group reads authors rather than specific titles.

Authors covered in 2015 were; Preston and Child, David Baldacci, Katherine Mcmahon, Carlos Ruiz Zafon , Thomas Hardy, Wilkie Collins, Michael Connelly, Charles Dickens, Lionel Shriver, Jack London, Susan Hill, Laine Moriarty and Angela Carter.


Dates of 2016 meetings

Date Author to be discussed
09/02/16 Val McDermid
08/03/16 Kate Atkinson
12/04/16 Tom Rob Smith
10/05/16 Amanda Prowse
14/06/16 Jeffrey Archer
12/07/16 Diana Gabaldon
09/08/16 Matthew Reilly
13/09/16 Stephanie Laurens
11/10/16 Ariana Franklin
08/11/16 Valerio Massimo Manfredi
13/12/16 Diane Chamberlain


Thursday Group

Meets on the second Thursday of the month from 6.15pm to 7.15pm

This small group reads specific titles and authors.  In 2015 they read; Dominion by C.J. Sansom, A Bespoke Murder by Edward Marston, Great Deception by Joy Chambers, All he saw was the girl by Peter Leonard, Ashes to Dust by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, The Bones beneath by Mark Billingham, Before I go to Sleep by S.J.Watson, August Heat by Andrea Camilleri, Letters to my Daughter's Killer by Cath Staincliffe, Field Grey by Philip Kerr, Family Album by Penelope Lively and selected titles by Charles Dickens.


Dates of 2016 Meetings

Date Book/Author to be discussed
11/02/16 Elizabeth Gaskell
10/03/16 Uhtred Novels by Bernard Cornwell
14/04/16 Daniel by Henning Mankell
12/05/16 The Hundred Year Old Man... by Jonas Jonasson
09/06/16 The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
14/07/16 The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman/ Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
11/08/16 Modern Poetry
08/09/16 Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
13/10/16 The Murder Road by Stephen Booth
10/11/16 Far Side of the Sun by Kate Furnivall
08/12/16 Hanging Hill by Mo Hayder


If you would like to join any of these book groups, speak to a member of staff at Harwood Library.