Join us as we discuss After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman
When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette Bambi Gottschalk at a Valentines Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrativeif not all legalbusinesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambis comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes.
Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: In the Unlikely Event
Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume.
SYNOPSIS: In The Unlikely Event takes place in the early 1950s when the United States is dealing with the Korean War along with changing social mores. Miri Ammerman is the daughter of a single mother whose father left before she was born. Miri learns to negotiate a difficult adolescence with her loving family as they, and everyone in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, deal with the unexpected and unexplained rash of airplane crashes literally in their backyards.
First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Girl on the Train
Thursday, 1 September 2016 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins.
Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. Shes even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their lifeas she sees itis perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.