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  • Next Meeting: September 27

    Posted by Bruce Janu on 9/18/2023

    At our next meeting on September 27, we will elect our new officers and discuss this new website. See you then!!!

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What We're Reading

  • If We Were Villains

    by M.L. Rio Year Published: 2017

    This book has been on my "To Be Read" list for a long time, and I’ve finally got the chance to read it! Usually I read historical fiction, however with the upcoming fall season, the book’s themes of mystery, murder, rivalry, and thrill seem fitting. The book follows recently released prisoner, Oliver Marks, who is right away met with Detective Colborne, the man who put him in prison. Detective Colborne came for one reason: to unveil the truth of what really happened a decade ago involving Oliver and 6 other actors that ended with one of them dead. 

           --- Megan Trajano

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  • Crime and Punishment

    by Fyodor Dostoevsky Year Published:

    Right now I’m reading Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky. This is the first book by him I’m reading (I’ve read a few of his short stories, though, and I highly, highly recommend White Nights). I’m only about 70 pages in, but the book is about a university dropout in St. Petersburg named Raskolnikov. He’s poor and is planning to kill a pawnbroker — an old lady whom nobody likes but it fairly wealthy — for money. I really like it so far; the characters are very interesting and there’s a lot of social and philosophical commentary that just makes you want to keep reading. 

               --- Ester Rascon-Benito

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  • Holly

    by Stephen King Year Published: 2023

    I read my first Stephen King book probably before I should have. It was Carrie, and I read it in 6th grade. And have been hooked ever since.  Although known for horror, King writes in many genres. And Holly is one of his crime novels -- the first to focus on a popular secondary character who has appeared in several other novels.  Holly Gibney is a detective, and is working on a strange case involving several missing people. The reader knows who the killers are, and the tension of the book revolves around following Holly and hoping she solves the case before they strike again.

                                    --- Mr. Janu

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