Visiting? Relocating? Check out the Torrance Advantage  Torrance Votes

 TORRANCE california

 | Book Discussions
*Armchair Traveler Book Group *Biography & Memoirs at Katy Geissert Library *The Book Group at the El Retiro Library
*Creative Spirit Book Group at the Southeast Library *Mayhem In the A.M. at Henderson Library *Mystery at North Torrance Library
*Romance Book Group *Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group

font size: A | A | A

The Book Group at El Retiro Library

 The El Retiro Library Book Group
Talks About Great Books!

All discussions are free - no registration is required.

Meets first Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am

Just read the book prior to the meeting!


Gasa-gasa Girls

by Naomi Hirahara

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Set in modern L.A., this novel of moral and spiritual reckoning finds a Japanese American who survived the horrors of Hiroshima forced to relive the nightmare when a stranger shows up looking for him.



Love Walked In


by de los Santos, Marisa

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Harboring romantic notions about golden-age Hollywood film stars, thirty-one-year-old Philadelphia cafe manager Cornelia Brown embarks on the too-good-to-be-true relationship with the debonair Martin Grace.



Love Kills

by Edna Buchanan

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Attempting to recover from her lover's death on a Caribbean island, ace crime reporter Britt Montero teams up with the Cold Case Squad on a murder investigation while simultaneously tracking down a serial killer who is targeting honeymooners.


Where'd You Go, Bernadette

by Maria Semple

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her in this new novel from the author of This One is Mine.



The Expats

by Chris Pavone

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

An international spy thriller about a former CIA agent who moves with her family to Luxembourg where everything is suspicious and nothing is as it seems.



Dear Life: stories

by Alice Munro

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate, and is set in the countryside and towns of Lake Huron.



Round House

by Louise Erdrich

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family.






For more information,

contact the

El Retiro Library

126 Vista del Parque, Redondo Beach