Cover of Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby
Cover of Moby Dick: The Graphic Novel by Chaboute
Cover of The Anatomy of Desire by L.R. Dorn
Cover of Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future
Cover of Sweet Tooth volume 1
Cover of Big Black: Stand at Attica by Big Black and Jared Reinmuth
Cover of The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
Cover of Luisa: Now and Then

Virtual Graphic Novel Book Club
Select Thursdays at 7 PM
Virtual via Zoom. Registration required.

September 9: Sweet Tooth Vol. 1: Out of the Deep Woods by Jeff Lemire
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A cross between Bambi and Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, Sweet Tooth tells the story of Gus, a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid children, who has been raised in isolation following an inexplicable pandemic that struck a decade earlier. Now, with the death of his father he’s left to fend for himself . . . until he meets a hulking drifter named Jepperd who promises to help him. Jepperd and Gus set out on a post-apocalyptic journey into the devastated American landscape to find “the Preserve,” a refuge for hybrids.

October 13: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
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Big Read

November 18: Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith and Jared Reinmuth
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The uprising at Attica Prison remains one of the bloodiest civil rights confrontations in American history… but without Frank “Big Black” Smith, it could have been even worse. Now for the first time, the late Frank “Big Black” Smith shares his experience at the center of this uprising, struggling to protect hostages, prisoners and negotiators alike.

December 16: Luisa: Now and Then by Carole Maurel
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A disillusioned photographer has a chance encounter with her lost teenage self who has miraculously traveled into the future. Together, both women ultimately discover who they really are, finding the courage to live life by being true to themselves. A time-traveling love story that turns coming-of-age conventions upside down, Luisa is a universal queer romance for the modern age.

Cover of The Widow's Tale by Margaret Frazer
Cover of An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell
Cover of Escape Clause by John Sandford
Cover of High Country by Nevada Barr

Mystery Monday: Seasonal Mysteries
Select Mondays from 11 AM – 12 PM
Virtual with Limited In-Person Seating at Boardman Road Branch Library. Registration required for each event.

September 27: The Widow’s Tale by Margaret Frazer
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A tale of treason, murder, ambition, and betrayal set in 1449.

October 25: Escape Clause by John Sandford
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Flowers investigates the theft of tigers from the Minneapolis Zoo.

November 29: An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell
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Wallendar traces the history of two bodies buried in the countryside.

December 13: High Country by Nevada Barr
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Yosemite Park ranger goes undercover when employees disappear.

Curious about more local book clubs? Check this Tuesday’s Tip to see what other clubs are in the Hudson Valley.