January Book Clubs
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January Book Clubs

New year, new book list! Get started with Plano Public Library book clubs. Join us online or in-person for our January discussions; share your thoughts and feedback with fellow book lovers. See all 2024 Book Club picks here.

What Are You Reading Now?

Monday, January 8 at 3pm

Hybrid, meets 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, January 9 at 7pm
Schimelpfenig Library

Verity by Colleen Hoover

Available as Print |Large Print | eBook | Playaway

Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. Lowen arrives at the Crawford home, hoping to find enough material to get started. What Lowen doesn’t expect to uncover is an unfinished autobiography Verity never intended for anyone to read, containing page after page of bone-chilling admissions. Lowen decides to keep the manuscript hidden from Jeremy. But as Lowen’s feelings for Jeremy begin to intensify, she recognizes all the ways she could benefit if he were to read his wife’s words. No matter how devoted Jeremy is to his wife, a truth this horrifying would make it impossible for him to continue loving her.

Chinese Book Talk 中文书谈论会

Thursday, January 11 at 7pm

Meeting virtually – register here.

Read and discuss great Chinese books you’ve read


Mystery Book Club

Thursday, January 18 at 7pm

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

Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn

Available as Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Billie, Mary Alice, Helen, and Natalie have worked for the Museum, an elite network of assassins, for forty years. Now no one appreciates what they have to offer in an age that relies more on technology than people skills. When the foursome is sent on an all-expenses paid vacation to mark their retirement, they are targeted by one of their own. Now to get out alive they have to turn against their own organization, relying on experience and each other to get the job done. They’re about to teach the Board what it really means to be a woman—and a killer—of a certain age.

Brown Bag Book Club

Thursday, January 25 at 12pm
Parr Library

This is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyber-weapons Arms Race by Nicole Perlroth

Available as Print | eBook | eAudiobook

Filled with spies, hackers, arms dealers, and a few unsung heroes, written like a thriller and a reference, This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends is an astonishing feat of journalism. Based on years of reporting and hundreds of interviews, Nicole Perlroth lifts the curtain on a market in shadow, revealing the urgent threat faced by us all if we cannot bring the global cyber arms race to heel.

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