This month we will discuss "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson. "Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that [...]
Join us this month to discuss "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" by Lisa See. "A language kept a secret for a thousand years forms the backdrop for an unforgettable novel of two Chinese women whose friendship and love sustains them through their lives." (lisasee.com)
This month's pick is "The Woman Next Door" by Yewande Omotoso. Copies are available at the circulation desk. "Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbours. One is black, one white. Both are successful women with impressive careers. Both have recently been widowed. And both are sworn enemies, sharing hedge and hostility which they prune with [...]
"The Island of Sea Women" by Lisa See is this month's book to be discussed. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. "Set largely on the remote Korean island of Jeju, The Island of See Women follows Young-sook and Mi-ja, girls from strikingly different backgrounds who bond over their shared love of the sea. Working [...]
This month's pick is "Lilac Girls" by Martha Hall Kelly. Copies are available at the Adult Circulation desk. "Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this runaway international bestseller reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom and second chances." (goodreads.com)
Book discussion meetings are back after the summer break! This month our group will share their thoughts on "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger - "[...] a brilliant new novel about a young man, a small town, and murder in the summer of 1961." (goodreads.com). Books are available for check out at the circulation desk.