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Mystery In-Store Book Club meets the 1st Monday at 7 p.m. to discuss the newest mysteries, or mysteries following a selected theme.
MONDAY, June 3 @ 7:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club meets for winners of the Dilys Award, given annually by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association to the mystery titles of the year that the member booksellers have most enjoyed selling. For this session, the group is meeting at Whole Foods' Community Room.
MONDAY, July 1 @ 7:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club meets for winners of the Edgar Award (fiction). Mystery Writers of America give these awards to honor the best in mystery fiction and nonfiction produced the previous year.
MONDAY, August 5 @ 7:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club meets for winners of the Hammett Prize. This is given annually by the North American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers to honor literary excellence in the field of crime-writing (fiction or non-fiction), as reflected in a book published in the English language in the US and/or Canada.
THURSDAY, September 5 @ 7:00 p.m. (note change due to Labor Day)
Mystery Book Club meets for winners of the Lefty Award, which is given annually to the most humorous mystery. It is voted on by Left Coast Crime attendees.
MONDAY, October 7 @ 7:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club meets for winners of the Macavity Award. This is named for Macavity: The Mystery Cat by T.S. Eliot. The Macavity Awards are nominated and voted on by members of Mystery Readers International.
MONDAY, November 4 @ 7:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club meets down under for winners of the Ned Kelly Awards (named for a notorious Australian outlaw of the 19th century). These are presented by The Crime Writers’ Association of Australia (CWAA) to recognize and promote excellence in Australian crime writing.
MONDAY, December 2 @ 7:00 p.m.
Mystery Book Club meets for winners of the Nero Award. This is presented annually by the Wolfe Pack (no, not NC State) for the best American Mystery written in the tradition of Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe stories.