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Friday, December 3, 2021

Book Club

“Beneath the Ruthless Sun” 

“Beneath the Ruthless Sun” 

By Gilbert King. A true story of tragedy due to racial bias. Story: Diane Dean The Bookworm Book Club hosted an evening with Gilbert King, author of “Beneath the Ruthless Sun,” an account of the 1957 rape of a wealthy…
‘A Piece of the World’ 

‘A Piece of the World’ 

By Christina Baker Kline. A young girl whose world is a simple family farm comes to life in a famous painting and now in a novel. Story: Diane Dean “A Piece of the World” by Christina Baker Kline brought life to…
‘The Orphan Master’s Son’ by Adam Johnson

‘The Orphan Master’s Son’ by Adam Johnson

A frightening look into the totalitarian country of North Korea. Story: Diane Dean The Bookworm Book Club selected a timely book for this discussion: “The Orphan Master’s Son,” by Adam Johnson, takes place in North Korea. Our facilitator, Beth Hicks,…
‘Thriving Through Uncertainty’

‘Thriving Through Uncertainty’

By Tama Kieves. Life can feel draining and overwhelming at times, and the author aims to guide readers past their fears to experience more joy. “Thriving Through Uncertainty: Moving Beyond Fear of the Unknown and Making Change Work for You”…
‘The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper’ 

‘The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper’ 

By Phaedra Patrick. A poignant tale of true love. Story: Diane Dean How many of you have a charm bracelet? Is it a reflection of your interests and activities in your youth? Those questions initiated the discussion facilitated by Ann…
“Promise Not to Tell’ 

“Promise Not to Tell’ 

By Jayne Ann Krentz. Coming Jan. 2: An artist who paints her secrets throws herself into the sea, and her friend must find out why. I am so excited to review this upcoming novel by best-selling author Jayne Ann Krentz. They…
“Alas, Babylon”

“Alas, Babylon”

By Pat Frank. It’s the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union when Randy Bragg receives a dire warning from his brother Mark, an officer in the U.S. Air Force. I heard about this book…
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