Our group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the back room of the library. Upcoming selections include...
Nov. 20 - A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn. A brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories. ➥ Borrow the ebook via OverDrive or the printed book through VALNet
Dec. 15 - The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. A bewitching tale of heartbreak and hope set in 1920s Alaska. Childless couple Jack and Mabel are drifting apart until in a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. ➥ Borrow the printed book through VALNet
Jan. 19 - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig. A uniquely exhilarating modern classic, resonant with the myriad confusions of existence and the small, essential triumphs that propel us forward. ➥ Borrow the printed book through VALNet
Feb. 16 - The Eighty-Dollar Champion by Elizabeth Letts. Set at the 1958 National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden. A drab white former plow horse named Snowman and his rider, Harry de Leyer were the longest of all longshots—and their win was the stuff of legend. ➥ Borrow the ebook via OverDrive or the printed book or audiobook on CD through VALNet
March 16 - The Lost City of Z by David Grann. Non-fiction; a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon. ➥ Borrow the printed book through VALNet
April 20 - Deep Creek by Dana Hand. A historical thriller inspired by actual events and people: the 1887 massacre of Chinese miners in remote and beautiful Hells Canyon, the middle-aged judge who went after their slayers, and the sham race-murder trial that followed. ➥ Borrow the ebook or audiobook via OverDrive or the printed book or audiobook on CD through VALNet
May. 18 - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. A gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another. ➥ Borrow the ebook or audiobook via OverDrive or the printed book or audiobook on CD through VALNet
June 15 - A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Mariam and Laila, two women brought jarringly together by war, come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. ➥ Borrow the ebook or audiobook via OverDrive or the printed book or audiobook on CD through VALNet
July 21 - Faithful Place by Tana French. Frank Mackey is an Irish detective who has been waiting for twenty two years to find out what happened to his first love. Now, her moldy suitcase from twenty two years ago has been recovered and he has to return to the neighborhood he escaped to solve her murder. ➥ Borrow the ebook or audiobook via OverDrive or the printed book or audiobook on CD through VALNet
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