Book Group Discussion Kits

Click on a book title below to see the Book Group Discussion Kit's
availability in the card catalogue or see a librarian for
help checking out the Book Group Discussion Kits.

Betty's Book Buzz



January – Back When We Were Young by Ann Taylor

February – Nightfall by Nelson DeMille

March – China Dolls by Lisa See

April – Empire Falls by Richard Russo

May – Girl With the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

June – Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

July – Wonder by R J. Palacio

August – no book club meeting

September – The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

October – Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

November – Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

December – Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Book Clubs

There are two Book Clubs at
Hampton Community Library:


Murder By the Book (Mystery Book Club)


Betty's Book Buzz

See the lists below for each Book Club's selections.

Murder By the Book
Mystery Book Club


Click here to view a synopsis of the book selections for June 2012 through April 2020.


January - I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney
February - The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
March - Our House by Louise Candlish
April - Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke


January - Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

February - Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy

March - Prey by Michael Crichton

April - The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

May - The 7-1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

June - The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
July - Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
August - It's Always the Husband by Michele Campbell
September - Bone Music by Christopher Rice
October - Believe Me by J.P. Delaney
November - Redemption Road by John Hart
December - Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight


January - The House of Silk:  A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz

February - The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

March - Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

April - IQ by Joe Ide

May - A Share in Death by Deborah Crombie

June - The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon

July - One Kick by Chelsea Cain

August - The Zero Game by Brad Meltzer

September - Tell No One by Harlan Coben

October - The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

November - My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni

December - Bad Move by Linwood Barclay


January - Dead Irish by John Lescroart

February - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John LeCarre

March - Never Go Back by Lee Child

April - The Kill Switch by James Rollins

May - Touch & Go by Lisa Gardner

June - The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

July - Wonder by R.J. Palacio

August - NYPD Red by James Patterson

September - Vanishing Act by Thomas Perry

October - The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

November - In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

December - The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon


January - The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

February - The Innocent by David Baldacci

March - Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva

April - The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

May - Identical by Scott Turow

June - The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen

July - Final Jeopardy by Linda Fairstein

August - The Watchman by Robert Crais

September - The Black Echo by Michael Connelly

October - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

November - Marathon Man by William Goldman

December - The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett


January - The Poet by Michael Connelly

February - Death du Jour by Kathy Reichs

March - The Company by Robert Littell

April - The Quiet Game by Greg Iles

May - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

June - The Intercept by Dick Wolf

July - The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

August - The Murder Artist by John Case

September - Ripper by Isabel Allende

October - Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

November - A Tap on the Window by Linwood Barclay

December - When The Bough Breaks by Jonathan Kellerman


January - Triptych by Karin Slaughter

February - Murder One by Robert Dugoni

March - Gone by Mo Hayder

April - Still Life by Louise Penny

May - Defending Jacob by William Landay

June - The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton

July - The Last Child by John Hart

August - Help for the Haunted by John Searles

September - The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

October - The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman

November - The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King

December - And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie


January - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

February - A Drink Before The War by Dennis Lehane

March - Transfer of Power by Vince Flynn

April - Nancy Martin author visit/book signing

May - In The Woods by Tana French

June - The Redbreast by Joe Nesbo

July - Triple Cross by Mark Sullivan

August - Rules of Prey by John Sandford

September - Drowning House by Elizabeth Black

October - The Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver

November - Night Fall by Nelson DeMille

December - The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva


June - Mirror Image by Dennis Palumbo

June - Gone, But Not Forgotten by Philip Margolin

July - Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson

August - Courting Trouble by Lisa Scottoline

September - Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo

October - Heartsick by Chelsea Cain

November - Open Season by C.J. Box

The Hampton Community Library would like to thank the Allegheny Regional Asset

District, the Township of Hampton, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,

and generous corporate/individual sponsors for their support.

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