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It’s that time again – we want to know what your book clubs want to read! Below you will find the descriptions of the books on our Spring Book Club Survey. The survey is closed. Book Descriptions and Reviews: A … Continue reading
The Prophet by Michael Koryta Available formats: Hardcover | Large Print The Prophet is the newest standalone suspense novel by Michael Koryta. The story follows two brothers who suffered a terrible loss as high school students. One brother handles his … Continue reading
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi First Published: 2003 5 Copies & Reading Guide From 1995-97 in Iran, Azar Nafisi gathered with seven of her former students, all young women, to read and discuss forbidden … Continue reading
In difficult times we all look for something to comfort us. What better way to do that than to read a book that gave us pleasure as a child. No one is ever too old to indulge in the enjoyment … Continue reading
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson First Published: 2011 6 Copies & Reading Guide The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Germany in a year that proved to … Continue reading
Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple is a funny, charming read. Bernadette is a little bit of an anti-social wife & mother, but she still maintains a wonderful relationship with her 15-year-old daughter Bee and a lovely marriage to … Continue reading
“Beauty and the Beast” – we’ve been told it’s a tale as old as time. It is certainly one of the better-known stories. A beautiful girl, a rose, an enchanted castle, and a beast seem to be the more defining … Continue reading
Broken Harbor by Tana French Available Formats: Hardcover | eAudioBook In Broken Harbor we again meet members of the Dublin Murder Squad and like French’s previous three novels, this is a very complex psychological mystery. It starts out with the murder … Continue reading
As autumn approaches, we’ll see new books published by literary heavy-hitters and fan favorites like Zadie Smith, Michael Chabon, and J.K. Rowling. But there are also several film adaptations of great books hitting the big screen before the end of … Continue reading