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Book Club

“Come Sundown” 

“Come Sundown” 

By Nora Roberts. A daughter the family believed turned her back on them has come back home, after being held captive 25 years. Though her family is strong, will she or any of them ever be the same? “Come Sundown”…
‘My Father’s Ashes’ by Bruce Jenvey

‘My Father’s Ashes’ by Bruce Jenvey

Story: Diane Dean A young man’s journey through his father’s life This novel by Bruce Jenvey felt like “old home week” for many in the Bookworm Book Club. The author, who was born and raised in Michigan and is a…
‘Euphoria’

‘Euphoria’

By Lily King. A romantic and intelligent page-turner. Story: Diane Dean “Euphoria,” written by award-winning author Lily King, is a historical novel based on Margaret Mead’s experiences in the 1930s in New Guinea. The story revolves around Margaret’s anthropological study…

Circling the Sun

By Paula McLain. Life in Africa for a bold woman who thrives on adventure, passion, and scandal Story: Diane Dean One of the 17 books author Paul McLain researched in order to write her bestseller, “Circling the Sun” was “West…
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

By Erik Larson. A gripping account of history that puts a human face on the tragedy Story: Diane Dean Thinking a about a cruise? “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larson is not recommended reading while…
Book Club: Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker

Book Club: Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker

By Jennifer Chiaverini. An intimate look into life of former slave that spans nearly a century.  Story: Diane Dean In 1868 Elizabeth Keckley wrote an autobiography “Behind the Scenes: Or Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White…
Book Club: ”The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

Book Club: ”The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

Story: Diane Dean This is a favorite of book clubs for discussion. The Bookworm Book Club thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and the way Lisa French and Charlotte Priestner handled the discussion. They set the stage of the French locale…

BOOK CLUB: THE WRIGHT BROTHERS

The dramatic story behind the two courageous brothers story: diane dean “Your bags should be stowed overhead or under the seat. Please stow your tray tables and fasten your seat belts.” This is how Patricia Crigler, our facilitator and a…
BOOK CLUB: Hissing Cousins

BOOK CLUB: Hissing Cousins

The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth STORY: Diane Dean Politics, personalities, politicians, and families are like the old saying, “You can’t tell the players without a score card.” So Carolyn Ingham started the Bookworm Book Club…
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