Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Guest Room
Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss "The Guest Room" by Chris Bohjalian.
Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes the spellbinding tale of a party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police, and a marriage is ripping apart at the seams.
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.