January 2016 Book Discussions

All are welcome to attend our book discussions. Stop by the Adult Services Desk at the Main Library (Harnish) to pick up your copies today!

BOOK CLUBBERS

Landline
by Rainbow Rowell
Date: Thursday, January 07, 2016 @ Harnish
Time: 7:00 PM

Separated from her husband and kids during Christmas, Georgie McCool discovers a magic phone that allows her to talk to her husband in the past, before they married.  Will their conversations change her future and repair their currently strained relationship?

SPINECRACKERS BOOK CLUB

The Boston Girl
by Anita Diamant
Date: Friday, January 08, 2016 @ Harnish
Time: 7:00 PM

Dive into the life of an early 20th century immigrant with Addie Baum as she explains to her grand-daughter how she became the modern woman she is today.  By the end of the book, you might believe Addie's tale is a real biography!

BOOKALICIOUS - For adults who enjoy reading YA

Heist Society
by Ally Carter
Date: Monday, January 11, 2016 @ Village Vintner
Time: 7:00 PM

A group of teenagers uses their combined talents to re-steal several priceless paintings and save fifteen-year-old Kat Bishop's father, himself an international art thief, from a vengeful collector.

CLASSICS BOOK CLUB

Middlemarch
by George Elliot
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 @ Harnish
Time: 6:30 PM

Complex tale of idealism, disillusion, profligacy, loyalty and frustrated love.  This is a penetrating analysis of the life of an English provincial town during the time of social unrest prior to the Reform Bill of 1832.

NITE READERS BOOK CLUB

We Are Called to Rise
by Laura McBride
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016 @ Harnish
Time: 7:00 PM

An immigrant boy; a middle-aged housewife; a social worker in Las Vegas; a wounded soldier. These lives of people from different backgrounds and experiences collide in a stunning coincidence. When presented the opportunity to sink into despair, these characters rise. Through acts of remarkable charity and bravery, they rescue themselves.

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