Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Tuesday June 21, 2016 7:00 From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. Larson delivers a riveting account of one of the most tragic events of WWI. The fact a German U-boat sank the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland in …

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Circling the Sun by Paula McClain

Tuesday March 15, 2016 7:00 Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman—Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle …

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After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

Tuesday February 16, 2016 7:00 Laura Lippman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, returns with an addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance echoes through the lives of the wife, mistress, and daughters he left behind.  Join Mercer …

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Some Luck by Jane Smiley

Tuesday November 17, 2015 7:00 This sweeping, carefully plotted novel traces the history, from 1920 to the Cold War era, of a single Iowa farming family. Each chapter focuses on one year, setting the minor catastrophes and victories of the family’s life against a backdrop of historical change, particularly the …

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Tuesday September 15, 2015 7:00 In this bestselling and charming debut from one of Sweden’s most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.  Join Mercer County Library’s Newest Book Discussion Group Meeting the …

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The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister

Tuesday August 18, 2015 7:00 “Water for Elephants meets The Night Circus in The Magician’s Lie, a debut novel in which the country’s most notorious female illusionist stands accused of her husband’s murder―and she has only one night to convince a small-town policeman of her innocence.” Join Mercer County Library’s Newest Book Discussion Group …

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