May Book Discussions @ the Library

Book Clubbers Book Club
Meets the first Thursday of each month.
Thursday, May 1st @ 7pm (Harnish)

The Property
Modan, Rutu

The Book Clubbers are switching it up for their May discussion.  If you’ve never read a graphic novel before, this is a great place to start.  The Property is the story of Regina Segal, who returns to Warsaw with her granddaughter, Mica, in the hopes of reclaiming some family property that was lost in the aftermath of World War II.  Mica soon begins to suspect, however, that her grandmother has an ulterior motive for returning to Warsaw.

Spine-crackers Book Club
Meets the first Friday of each month.
Friday, May 2nd @ 10am (Harnish)

Cat’s Eye
Atwood, Margaret

Elaine Risley, a controversial painter, returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.  Once there, she is engulfed by memories of her past.

 

 

Bookalicious Book Club
For adults who enjoy reading YA Literature. Meets the second Monday of each month.
Monday, May 12th @ 7pm (Harnish)

The Immortal Rules
Julie Kagawa

A catastrophic plague has decimated the planet leaving behind only a small remnant of humans. Those who survived are now living under the yoke of their vampire oppressors.  When Allison Sekemoto is forced to become a vampire in order to save her own life, she is determined not to become like the rest of them. She joins up with a band of humans seeking Eden, a fabled island of refuge, which she hopes will hold the key to saving her own humanity.

Nite Readers Book Club
Note the special meeting time this month.
Thursday, May 8th @ 7pm (Harnish)

The Cat’s Table
Ondaatje, Michael

A boy, en route to England aboard a ship, shares in the stories of some eccentric travelers. From the author who brought us The English Patient comes an adventure story on the high seas.

 

 

Classics Book Club
Meets the third Wednesday of each month.
Wednesday, May 21st @ 7pm (Harnish)

One Hundred Years of Solitude
García Márquez, Gabriel

This Nobel Prize winning author just passed away this month.  What better way to celebrate his life and work than to read one of his most widely acclaimed novels.  In One Hundred Years of Solitude, the tragicomedy of humankind is told through a family history in the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo.

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