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Mystery Book Lovers’ Club January 2020

If you’re looking for your next read, we’ve got it! Thanks to everyone who submitted ideas for titles and to the MLB Clubbers who braved an 18-degree evening to (finish) voting for our next list. There were so many good titles to choose from,…

Mystery Book Lovers’ Club March 2019

Our next book is The Mystery of Three Quarters: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) by Sophie Hannah (who also happens to be a keynote speaker at Murder & Mayhem Chicago conference March 23, 2019). I won’t be there. In fact, I’ll…

Mystery Book Lovers’ Club February 2019

After a lively discussion of PERFECT NANNY, I’m looking forward to the February meeting, the last at the usual meeting spot (for awhile anyway). Our list of upcoming titles follows, along with a few tidbits from industry news and local authors. February 2019: Give…

Mystery Book Lovers’ Club January 2019

Great meeting in December! Here’s information on our next title, and a few literary tidbits about authors we’ve read, local writers, and anything else that struck my fancy. Kareem Jabar and Sherlock Holmes anyone?    January 2019: The Perfect Nanny by Leila slimani’s When Myriam,…

Mystery Book Lovers’ Club December 2018

Our next reading list is up, starting with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night by Mark Haddon. It’s quick story and a great read — perfect during the busy holiday season. Thanks to everyone who submitted stories and talked about titles for an interesting…

Mystery Book Lovers’ Club November 2018

Is everyone making their (book) list and checking it twice? Good! We won’t be discussing a novel this month, instead we’ll be reviewing your suggestions to winnow them down to a half-dozen (or so) titles. Also, starting in March 2019, I won’t be able…

Mystery Book Lovers’ Club October 2018

Thanks to everyone who came to talk about HER LAST DAY. Our next meeting is October 18th at 7 pm, when we’ll discuss HIMSELF by Jess Kid. Here’s the blurb: Abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant in 1950, Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all…