Virtual Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, May 21, 4:00 PM.

Our BYO Book Club is going back online! Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our virtual book club to tell us about them!

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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on April 23rd, if you’d like to …


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Beach Read by Emily Henry

January Anderson is out of money, out of her long-term relationship, and rage-grieving her dead dad when she pulls up to the beach house on Lake Michigan. This is the cottage her father left for her after his sudden death, …


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Dealing with Grief

Grief is as tricky as it is painful. Words that comfort one day come up short the next. It’s difficult to be that friend who knows what to say or do. The closest thing I’ve found to a manual for “being there for a suffering friend” is There is No Good Card for This by Kelsey Crowe and Emily McDowell.

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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on April 9th, if you’d like to …


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One By One by Ruth Ware

Ruth Ware returns to the locked-room mystery in One By One.

The team behind the newest social media sensation, an app called “snoop” that is a more voyeuristic Spotify, takes a work holiday to a rustic-chic French chalet. The …


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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on March 26th, if you’d like to …


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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on March 12th, if you’d like to …


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#VeryFat #VeryBrave by Nicole Byer

If you don’t like profanity or photographs of ladies wearing bikinis, don’t read #VeryFat #VeryBrave. Nicole Byer’s book has a target audience, and it’s not you.

#VeryFat #VeryBrave is a funny, vulgar book about valuing yourself over societal beauty …


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Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Readers looking for all the thrills of a ghost story without any body horror should check out Home Before Dark by Riley Sager.

Thanks to her father’s book, House of Horrors, Maggie Holt attained infamy at the age of …


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Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots

Superheroes and villains need temp-workers too – who else is going to maintain the social media accounts?

Anna is hired to build a database, but soon finds herself promoted to fieldwork (in this case, standing in the background while a …


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The Defined Dish by Alex Snodgrass

It’s January, a time when many library patrons place their holds on Whole30 and paleo-friendly cookbooks for help with their resolutions.

If you’re looking for Whole30 recipes, check out The Defined Dish by Alex Snodgrass, available as a physical cookbook …


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