JULY 2016 BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Looking for something new to read? Check out what our book clubs are reading for July!  All are welcome to attend our book discussions.   You don't need to register.  Simply stop by the Adult Services Desk at the Main Library (Harnish) to pick up copies of the current month's book selections.

SPINECRACKERS BOOK CLUB

launguage of flowersThe Language of Flowers
By: Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Date: Friday, July 1st, 2016 @ Harnish
Start Time: 10:00AM

The story of a woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own past.

BOOK CLUBBERS

good luckThe Good Luck of Right Now
By: Matthew Quick

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016 @ Harnish
Start Time: 7:00PM

When his mother dies, 38-year-old Bartholomew Neil, who doesn't know how to be on his own, discovers a letter in his mother's underwear drawer that causes him to write a series of highly intimate letters to actor Richard Gere, while embarking on a quest to find out where he belongs.

BOOKALICIOUS

ill give you the sun

I'll Give You the Sun
By: Jandy Nelson

Date: Monday, July 11, 2016 @ Village Vintner
Start Time: 7:00PM

A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artist Jude and her twin brother Noah.

CLASSIC BOOK CLUB

a tale of two cities

A Tale of Two Cities
By: Charles Dickens

Date: Wednesday, July, 20, 2016 @ Harnish
Start Time: 7:00PM

Set before and during the French Revolution in the cities of Paris and London, A Tale of Two Cities tells the story of Dr. Manette's release from imprisonment in the Bastille and his reunion with daughter, Lucie. A French aristocrat, Darnay, and English lawyer, Carton, compete in their love for Lucie and the ensuing tale plays out against the menacing backdrop of the French Revolution and the shadow of the guillotine.

NIGHT READERS BOOK CLUB

maraudersThe Marauders
By: Tom Cooper

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ Harnish
Start Time: 7:00PM

When the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf Coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, working class bayou town of Jeannette, these desperate circumstances serve as the catalyst that pushes them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes. At the center of it all is Gus Lindquist, a pill-addicted, one armed treasure hunter obsessed with finding the lost treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte.

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