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Book Club

BOOK CLUB: The Goldfinch

BOOK CLUB: The Goldfinch

Thirteen-year-old Theo Decker and his mother are visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan when a terrorist’s bomb explodes killing and injuring scores of people, including Theo’s mother. A dying man entrusts Theo with a priceless painting by Carel…
BOOK CLUB: The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

BOOK CLUB: The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

A fun-filled novel about family and relationships After planning three weddings in two years for her daughters, Sookie Poole is looking forward to a rest. However, she still has to cope with her demanding mother, 88-year-old Lenore, a loud and…
BOOK CLUB: The Book Club

BOOK CLUB: The Book Club

A novel about the power of friendship It is not often that a book we have chosen to read disappoints so many members. Unfortunately, that was case with The Book Club by Mary Alice Monroe. Members felt she missed an…
BOOK CLUB: <i>The Boys In The Boat</i>

BOOK CLUB: The Boys In The Boat

Farm boys, fishermen and loggers who win Olympic gold! It’s the fall of 1933, the Great Depression has gripped the country for four years and 10 million people are without jobs. It’s a cold and dreary day in Seattle as…
BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

Photographer takes readers on unforgettable journey through Florida’s River of Grass. The Bookworm Book Club was honored to host award-winning conservation photographer and naturalist Mac Stone as the debut speaker for The Distinguished Florida Author Series. His just-released book “Everglades:…
BOOK CLUB: The Secret Keeper

BOOK CLUB: The Secret Keeper

An intriguing mystery with long-held secrets and astonishing plot twists Laurel, 16, is the oldest of the five Nicolson children. From a window inside their backyard treehouse, she witnesses her mother, Dorothy, stab a man. The other witness is Gerry,…
BOOK CLUB: “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline

BOOK CLUB: “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline

A poignant story of two unlikely friends and a relatively unknown event in American history. Facilitator Kay DeRousse noted that, for the second time in two months, The Villages Bookworm Club read a novel, “Orphan Train,” in which the author…
BOOK CLUB: <em>The Kitchen House</em>

BOOK CLUB: The Kitchen House

An Antebellum Story of Life and Tragedy on a Virginia Plantation The story of “The Kitchen House” unfolds through the eyes of two narrators. The first are Lavinia’s. She’s a red-haired, Irish child of 7 years old who becomes an…
BOOK CLUB: The Aviator’s Wife

BOOK CLUB: The Aviator’s Wife

A Story of Triumph and Tragedy Much to the surprise and delight of the Bookworm Club, Anne Morrow Lindbergh welcomed members to the meeting. Dressed as Anne was facilitator Dorothy Von Brook, who bore a striking resemblance, including hat and…
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