Harnett County

Turning Pages Book Club

Harnett County


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The Harnett County Public Library invites everyone to join Turning Pages.  The club meets the 3rd Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Library's Meeting Room. 





(New meeting dates beginning September 2013)

Jan 23 Hannah Coulter
by Wendell Berry
(Ruth’s Choice)


Feb 27  I still dream about you  I Still Dream About You
by Fannie Flagg
(Mary’s Choice) By request
Mar 27  



Member's Choice - Any title you wish to discuss
Apr 24   Guest Speaker – Barbara MacLean, HCPL Reference Librarian
May 22  

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Member' Choice.

The Widow of the South
by Robert Hicks



Girl with a Pearl Earring
by Tracy Chavalier




Sept 19  




Member's choice - Your favorite summer reading selections.
Oct 17  


Plain Truth
by Jodi Picoult
Nov 21  



Mornings on Horseback
by David McCullough
Dec 19  



The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus
by Adam English

Special guest will be  author and Campbell University Professor, Dr. Adam English





Jan 16

Member's Choice

Any book by Kent Haruf:

Plainsong (2000)

The Tie That Binds (2000)

Where You Once Belonged (2000)

Eventide (2005)

West of Last Chance (2008)

Benediction (2013)

Feb 20    The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Mar 20   Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
Apr 17 And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseinni
May 15 Member's Choice 

Any book by Kathy Reichs, author of the Temerance Brennan mysteries (Producer of Bones, the long-running television series)






*Meets at 10:00 a.m. on the 3rd Thursday of each month except June-August.


Past Schedules


Jan 25 The Warmth of Other Suns
by Isabel Wilkerson
Feb 22 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
by Mary Anne Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Mar 28 This Body the Earth
by Paul Green
(Harnett County Reads selection)
Apr 25 The Fusion of Cultures: The Spirit of Argyll America Revealed 
by Ernest R. Gilchrist
May 23 Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
Sept 26 Death Comes to Pemberley
by P.D. James

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
by Jamie Ford
Oct 24 I Still Dream About You
by Fannie Flagg
Nov 14 * Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
by Helen Simonson
Dec 12* Member’s Choice – Christmas Stories



Jan 26

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Feb 23

Reynolds Price Selection  (Memberís Choice)

Mar 23

City of Tranquil Light by Bo Caldwell

Apr 27

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

May 25

Mountains beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

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Sep 28

Memberís Choice - Favorite Summer Vacation Book

Oct 26

Sarahís Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Nov 16*

The Island Harp & Home Mountain by Jeanne Williams

Dec 14*

Memberís Choice  - Christmas Stories

*Meets the 4th Wednesday each month except for June-August. November and December meetings will be held earlier because of Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season.


So, what is a book club and why should you join?  A book club is simply a group of people who get together on a regular basis to discuss books. There are so many reasons to join a book club.  They can be an excellent way to enjoy books more and challenge your mind; they can also encourage you to read more, or to read books that you might not normally choose. The main reason for joining should be to have fun, make friends and meet like-minded people!


Book club will meet on the 3rd Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Libraryís Meeting Room, 601 S.  Main Street Lillington.  Put it on your calendar.  Come to have fun; come with ideas, come with book suggestions. 


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Questions?  Email Jackie

This page was last updated 11/25/2013 05:09 PM