Blackwater Regional Library

Death and Donuts Book Club

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April 26, 2023 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Carrollton Branch
14362 New Towne Haven Lane
VA 23314

Calling all fans of true crime, horror, and mysteries! Join the newest book club at the Carrollton branch, Death & Donuts! Each month, we read a different selected book and chat about what we are reading and watching. Open to ages 18+.  


2024 Selections: 

January – Hampton Roads: Murder & Mayhem by Nancy Sheppard


February – Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, The Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City by Kate Winkler Dawson

Death & Donuts book club will meet to discuss "Death is in the Air". Book cover shows a woman with a mask covering the lower part of her face.


March – The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Bloom

Flyer features The Prisoner's Handbook book cover with meeting details - Wednesday, March 27, 2024 @ 6pm.

April (Meeting date moved to May 1, 2024)- Trailed: One Woman’s Quest to Solve the Shenandoah Murders by Kathryn Miles

Death and Donuts book club will meet May 1, 2024 @ 6pm to discuss Trailed by Kathryn Miles

MayThe 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater


June – Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street by Sheelah Kolhatkar


July – Crossing the River Styx: The Memoir of a Death Row Chaplain by Russ Ford


August – A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller (Also goes by the title: Unbelievable: The True Story of Two Detectives’ Relentless Search for the Truth)


September – She Married the Green River Serial Killer: The Story of an Unsuspecting Housewife by Pennie Wood


October – The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League but did not Survive by Jeff Hobbs


November – Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and the Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra Crane Murdoch



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