George's Mystery Book Club

Current Selection: The Never-Open Desert Diner by James Anderson and The Bishop's Wife by Mette Ivie Harrison.

Next Meeting: July 30, 2018, 6:30 pm.

Bear Pond’s Mystery Club first met in February of 2008. The club generally selects two books to read & discuss, usually with a unifying theme.

Meetings are the last Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at Bear Pond Books.

Drop-ins are welcome! 

The book club's picks are available in the store at a 15% discount.

You can get notices about upcoming meetings and book picks by signing up for the monthly newsletter here. (You don't have to come to the meetings to get the newsletter, which includes lists of new mystery releases.)

Check out the Mystery Book Club archives here.

Want to see what we may yet read in the future? Here's an ever-growing list of ideas.

Next Up

July 30, 2018: The Never-Open Desert Diner by James Anderson and The Bishop's Wife by Mette Ivie Harrison

August 27, 2018: Hope Never Dies, by Andrew Shaffer and These Honored Dead, by Jonathan Putnam

Questions? Contact George Spaulding at


The Never-Open Desert Diner: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101906903
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Broadway Books - November 8th, 2016

The Bishop's Wife (A Linda Wallheim Mystery #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616956189
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Soho Crime - October 6th, 2015

Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery (Obama Biden Mysteries #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683690399
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quirk Books - July 10th, 2018

These Honored Dead (Lincoln and Speed Mystery #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781629538204
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crooked Lane Books - August 9th, 2016