Plano Reads: October Book Clubs
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Plano Reads: October Book Clubs

Fall into a good book this October. From historical fiction to a suspenseful thriller and a classic whodunnit from the Queen of Crime, our October book club picks have something for everyone. Choose from one of these selections or come and share your own recent reads. Check out (or download) this month’s picks and get ready to read and discuss online or in-person.

What Are You Reading Now?

Monday, October 2 at 3pm

Hybrid, meeting in-person at Haggard Library and on Zoom

Read and discuss great books you’ve read. Check out past recap book lists here on the blog.

Second Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, October 10 at 7pm

Schimelpfenig Library

Zorrie by Laird Hunt

Available as Print | eBook

After losing both her parents and her aunt, Zorrie is catapulted into the perilous realities of rural Depression-era Indiana. Drifting west, surviving on odd jobs, Zorrie finds a position at a radium processing plant. When Indiana calls Zorrie home, she finds the love and community that has always eluded her in and around the small town of Hillisburg, but discovers that her trials have only begun.

Chinese Book Talk 中文书谈论会

Thursday, October 12 at 7pm

Meeting virtually – register here

Read and discuss great Chinese books you’ve read


Mystery Book Club

Thursday, October 19 at 7pm

Hybrid, meeting in-person at Davis Library and on Zoom

When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

Available as Print | Large Print | eBook | eAudiobook | Playaway

Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco. When unspeakable tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna flees to the Northern California village of Mendocino. Yet the day she arrives, she learns a local teenage girl has gone missing. Anna is in no condition to become involved with the search – until a childhood friend, now the village sheriff, pleads for her help. Then, just days later, a twelve-year-old girl is abducted from her home. The crimes feel frighteningly reminiscent of the most crucial time in Anna’s childhood, when a string of unsolved murders touched Mendocino. As past and present collide, Anna realizes that she has been led to this moment…

Brown Bag Book Club

Thursday, October 26 at 12pm

Parr Library

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

Available as Print | Large Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with an apparent drug overdose. However, the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information, but before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death. Luckily one of Roger’s friends and the newest resident to retire to this normally quiet village takes over—none other than Monsieur Hercule Poirot.

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