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Friday, December 3, 2021

Book Club

BOOK CLUB: “A Man Called Ove”

BOOK CLUB: “A Man Called Ove”

A Moving, Laugh-Out-Loud Story About A Very Unusual Man! How does a book by a Swedish author about a judgmental, impatient curmudgeon governed by strict routine and thinks he is surrounded by idiots become an international bestseller? Fredrik Backman, in…
Destiny of the Republic

Destiny of the Republic

A tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president. The scene is the Republican National Convention and the Republican Party is sharply divided into two warring factions. After two days of voting and 35 ballots, none of the…
BOOK CLUB: Ordinary Grace

BOOK CLUB: Ordinary Grace

As the summer of 1961 begins in New Bremen, Minnesota, 13-year-old Frank Drum and his younger brother Jake are about to attend the funeral of their young friend, Bobby Cole, who was killed while playing on the railroad tracks. Bobby…
BOOK CLUB: The storied life of A.J. Fikry

BOOK CLUB: The storied life of A.J. Fikry

A charming ode to books and the local bookstore Widower A.J. Fikry owns the only bookstore on remote Alice Island, a summer tourist destination off the coast of Massachusetts. Part curmudgeon, part literary connoisseur, and short story aficionado, Fikry isolated…
BOOK CLUB: The Invention of Wings

BOOK CLUB: The Invention of Wings

Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s was a teeming port city and home to wealthy landowners and merchants. The Grimkés were a highly respected, wealthy family who owned a plantation, a mansion in town, and many slaves. We meet…
BOOK CLUB: Man In The Blue Moon

BOOK CLUB: Man In The Blue Moon

World War I is raging in Europe. Ella’s gambling, opium-addicted husband Harlan has disappeared once again from their rural home near Apalachicola. The youngest of her three sons is gravely ill and the mortgage payment is due on her father’s…
BOOK CLUB: All The Light We Cannot See

BOOK CLUB: All The Light We Cannot See

Marie-Laure LeBlanc has been blind since the age of six. Her papa is the principal locksmith for the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, France. He patiently teaches Marie-Laure how to identify the streets they traverse and has made…
BOOK CLUB: The Rosie Project

BOOK CLUB: The Rosie Project

A Heart-Warming and Funny Love Story! Brilliant genetics professor Don Tillman is 39 years old, tall, fit, and intelligent with an above-average income. He wants to get married but freely admits his brain is just wired differently. He lives his…
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