August 2016 Book Discussions

Looking for something new to read? Check out what our book clubs are reading for August! 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

SPINECRACKERS AUGThe Language of Flowers

By: Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Date: Friday, August 5th, 2016 @ Harnish

Start Time: 10:00 AM

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

Lock In

By: John Scalzi

Date: Thursday, August 4th, 2016 @ Harnish

Start Time: 7:00 PM

A pandemic results in millions of paralyzed people locked inside their minds.  Science provides a way for them to interact with the rest of humanity, but this science fiction plot turns into a thriller with a police procedural/medical mystery twist.

BOOKALICIOUS

Dumplin

By: Julie Murphy

Date: Monday, August 8th, 2016 @ Village Vintner

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.

CLASSICS BOOK CLUB

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

By: Ken Kesey

Date: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 @ Harnish

Start Time: 7:00 PM

A criminal feigns insanity and is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.

 

NIGHT READERS

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Our Souls at Night

By: Kent Haruf

Date: Thursday, August 18th, 2016 @ Harnish

Start Time: 7:00 PM

In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off loneliness, but soon they are exchanging confidences and memories.

 

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