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Kay Carlson Book Discussion Group
Meets the first Wednesday of the month except January and February at 10:00 a.m.

Beginning its 39th year, this group reads a variety of contemporary and classic fiction as well as nonfiction. Group members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Copies of the book selections are available for check out at the Library approximately one month before the discussion.

What We Are Reading:


June 3, 2015


The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern
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The circus is a stage for a battle between two young illusionists who compete in a "game" in which each must use their magical powers to best one another. A genre-bending and accomplished first novel.


July 1, 2015

The Traitor's Wife
by Allison Pataki
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The historical figures of Peggy Arnold and her husband Benedict, (the Revolutionary War traitor), are depicted through the eyes of their servant, Clara Bell. Intriguing historical fiction based on one of the most infamous acts of treason in American history.


August 5, 2015

The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman
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A lighthouse keeper and his wife live in isolation off the coast of Australia and experience a miscarriage and the loss of a premature infant. When a dinghy washes ashore with a crying baby aboard, a choice is made that will have moral implications many years later.


Look for future discussion titles to be posted later this summer.