Southeast Branch Book Club

Book Club meetings are on the last Thursday of each month @ 6:45 pm

Please join us for any or all of our monthly book clubs. We will discuss a different book each month. All titles are available to borrow through your library and many are available to borrow as a library eBook! There will be no meeting in December.

 

boys in the boat book cover July 31: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans.

 

 

storyteller book cover August 28: The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
Sage Singer becomes friends with an old man who is particularly beloved in her community after they strike up a conversation at the bakery where she works.  One day he asks Sage for a favor, to kill him. Shocked, Sage refuses, but then he tells her he deserves to die. Once he reveals his secret, Sage wonders if he is right. Can someone who has committed a truly heinous act ever redeem themselves with good behavior? Should you offer forgiveness to someone if you are not the party who was wronged? And most of all, if Sage even considers his request, is it murder, or justice?

 

 

language of flowers book cover September 25: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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.

 

 

 

light between the oceans book cover October 30: The Light Between the Oceans by M.L. Stedman
A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore.

 

 

 

one summer book cover November 20: One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
Bryson examines closely the events and personalities of the summer of 1927 when America's story was one of brawling adventure, reckless optimism, and delirious energy.

 

 

 

December 2014 - No Book Club - Happy Holidays!


 

 

 

 

 

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