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Book Club – Book Lovers

When: 2/22/2024 – 7pm – 10 pm

Where: Rachelle’s house – 823 Shire Lane

Join us for a romance read this February – “Book Lovers” by Emily Henry!

“Nora Stephens is a workaholic, cutthroat literary agent living in New York who is dragged into a monthlong trip to the picturesque small town of Sunshine Falls, North Carolina by her younger sister. Nora is very familiar with all the tropes about small town transformations and rom-coms featuring protagonists giving it all up for a simpler life, but Nora likes her life and job in New York.

But when Nora runs into Charlie Lastra — a handsome, no-nonsense book editor she knows from New York — in Sunshine Falls, she finds herself questioning many aspects of her life and realizing that she doesn’t know where this story is headed…”

Please bring a drink or snack to share!

Hostess requests you leave shoes at the door, please. Hope to see you there!

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Book Club – Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

When: January 31st – 7 pm – 10 pm

Where: Diana’s House – 2241 Old Washington Rd

Join us for January’s book selection! “Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.

But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond’s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one.”

Please bring a snack or drink to share. Hope you can make it!

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Book Club – My Life in France & Favorite book exchange

When: December 27th – 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Where: Julie’s House – 1782 Robson Drive

Join us for a discussion of Julia Child’s autobiography and favorite book exchange!

After the book discussion, we will exchange favorite books! If you would like to participate in the book exchange, please bring a wrapped book that is a favorite and you will go home with something new to read :)

Hostess asks you to bring a snack or drink to share. Feel free to stick on theme and bring something French inspired! However, there is a severe sesame allergy in the home, so it MUST be sesame free. Hope to see you there!

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Book Club – Project Hail Mary

When: November 30th, 7 pm

Where: Jamie’s House – 1205 Old Meadow Road

Join us for November book club! We will be discussing Andy Weir’s sci-fi novel “Project Hail Mary”. Please bring a snack or drink to share. Hope to see you there!

“As Ryland Grace awakens from a coma, he doesn’t know who he is or where he is, but a mix of calculations, deductions, and slowly returning memories enlightens him: He’s a junior high school science teacher on a small space ship. His mission? Save Earth.”

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October book club – “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

When: October 26th – 7 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: Bartram House Bakery – (Millers Run Road Bridgeville )

Join us for a discussion of V.E. Schwab’s best selling novel!

Synopsis: “France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever―and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.

Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world. But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name.”

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Novel November with VE Schwab

When: November 1st, 7 pm – 9:45 pm

Where: Peters Township High School: 121 Rolling Hills Drive, McMurray, PA 15317

Join us at Peters Township High School for an author talk featuring our October book club choice! We can plan to meet at the high school a little before, sit together, and may grab a drink afterwards :) Link is at the bottom to buy tickets. Please reach out with any questions!


Victoria “V.E.” Schwab is the featured author for The Peters Township Library Foundation’s 6th annual Novel November on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 7:00 pm. Doors open for General Admission at 6:30 pm. Local health and safety guidelines will be followed, including any guidelines in place for the high school.

Ticket prices are $75 for VIP, $30 for Adult General Admission and $5 for Student General Admission.

If available, General Admission tickets for adults and students will be sold at the door. The event will be held at the Peters Township High School, 121 Rolling Hills Drive, McMurray, PA,15317. A book signing will follow the program. Books will be sold by Riverstone Books the evening of the event.


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September book club – “Humankind: A Hopeful History

When: September 21st 7 pm – 10 pm

Where: Lindsay’s house ( 109 Warwick Drive)

Kick off the school year with book club! Join us for a discussion of “Humankind: A Hopeful History” by Rutger Bregman.

Synopsis: If there is one belief that has united the left and the right, psychologists and philosophers, ancient thinkers and modern ones, it is the tacit assumption that humans are bad. It’s a notion that drives newspaper headlines and guides the laws that shape our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the roots of this belief have sunk deep into Western thought. Human beings, we’re taught, are by nature selfish and governed primarily by self-interest. But what if it isn’t true? International bestseller Rutger Bregman provides new perspective on the past 200,000 years of human history, setting out to prove that we are hardwired for kindness, geared toward cooperation rather than competition, and more inclined to trust rather than distrust one another. In fact this instinct has a firm evolutionary basis going back to the beginning of Homo sapiens.

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CANCELLED: Book Club: Sold on a monday

This event has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for future Newcomers events!


Join us for our March Book Club!

Book: Sold on a Monday (McMorris)
Date: 3/27/2020
*NEW* Time: 7 PM
*NEW* Location: Apericena Wine Bar (100 Siena Dr #135)

We’ll head to Apericena, order some apps and discuss a good book!

Hope to see you there!

Hope to see you there!