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Books

New Fiction at your library.


Goodreads Staff Reviews

  • The Tyrant's Daughter
  • More Than This
  • Skeleton for Dinner
  • Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)
  • If You're Hoppy

Goodreads Staff Reviews
Read a book reviewed by our Library staff on Goodreads.


Booklists

Oprah's Book Club
Straight from the lady herself. Pick a title from Oprah's featured book club.

Which Was Better, the Book or the Movie?
Which is Better, the Book or the Movie? Decide for yourself.

2014 National Book Awards
The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.

Top 10 First Novels of 2014
The 10 best first novels reviewed in Booklist between October 2013, and October 2014.

Read Alikes

Books & Authors
Includes over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alikes.

Chat about books & more at one of our discussion groups.
There is something for everyone!

Click on the group title to find out what titles or topics are currently being discussed.
All listed groups are open for anyone to attend.

See our upcoming books discussions here »


Library led book discussion groups:

Arabian Nights Book Discussion Group
Meets at Arabian Library
Information: 480.312.READ (7323)

How Did I Miss That One? Book Discussion Group
Meets at Appaloosa Library
Information: 480.312.READ (7323)

I Wish I Had Read That Book Discussion Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: 480.312.READ (7323)

Palomino Book Discussion Group
Meets at Palomino Library
Information: 480.312.READ (7323)

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up! Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: 480.312.READ (7323)

Book discussion groups:

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: mailto:erbana@gmail.com

Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: 480.991.6056 (Barbara Serle)

Literate Lizards Book Discussion Group
Meets at Mustang Library
Information: 480.948.2651 (Barbara Yavitt)


History / Events / Games:

Civil War Roundtable
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: 480.699.5844 (Dr. John Bamberl)

Crafternoon
Meets at Arabian Library
Information: sgoulet@scottsdaleaz.gov (Sara Goulet)

In Stitches Knitters Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: Kelleher_Catherine@hotmail (Catherine Kelleher)

Play Scrabble
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: 480.922.7762 (Gerry)

Scottsdale Senior Academy
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: jamesmcgovern22@yahoo.com (James McGovern)

W.A.V.E. A Women Gathering
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: michelinegreen@gmail.com (Micheline Green)

Women's Discussion Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: 480.947.0340 (Jill Karuso)

Music discussions / Music performance:

Opera Appreciation Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: carolharman@cox.net (Carol Harman)

Sultans of Rock
Meets at Palomino Library
Information: 480.484.7000 (ext. 6213)


For aspiring writers:

Mustang Writers’ Creative Group
Meets at Mustang Library
Information: amyschusterspen@aol.com (Amy Schuster)

Mustang Writers’ Critique Group
Meets at Mustang Library
Information: finnertyjj@aol.com (Joe Finnerty)

Scottsdale Mustang Poets
Meets at Mustang Library
Information: 480.677.0000 (Christy White)

Scottsdale Writing for Children Group
Meets at Mustang Library
Information: 602.309.7670 (Mary Nickum)

Writer’s Critique Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: endharvestminn@aol.com

Storytelling:

Tellers of Tales Storytelling Group
Meets at Civic Center Library
Information: 602.390.3858

Book Club to Go (formerly Talk and Tote) Collections:

If you are interested in starting your own book discussion group or energizing your current one - then pick up a Book Club to Go at your Scottsdale Public Library.

Book Clubs to Go contain multiple copies of a book, and in some cases, author information, and discussion questions. Some even have a DVD so your group can compare the book and movie.

The library has a large number of titles to choose from. Just enter "Book Club to Go" into a keyword search in the library's catalog for what's available today.

  1. To check out a Book Club to Go, request the items online.
  2. You will be able to check out the Book Club to Go for 45 days.



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