Good Reads – May 2019

Orphan Train By Christina Baker Kline Tuesday May 21, 2019 7:00 pm   Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by luck or chance. Would…

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Based on the Book – May 2019

Big Little Lies By Liane Moriarty Thursday May 2, 2019 7:00   Sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal…A murder…a tragic accident…or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what? Big Little Lies follows three women, each…

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Good Reads – April 2019

Carnegie’s Maid By Marie Benedict Tuesday April 16, 2019 7:00PM   Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She’s not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh’s grandest households. She’s a poor farmer’s daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her…

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Based on the Book – April 2019

  Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Thursday April 4, 2019 7:00   In an unnamed South American country, a world-renowned soprano sings at a birthday party in honor of a visiting Japanese industrial titan. Alas, in the opening sequence, a ragtag band of 18 terrorists enters the vice-presidential mansion through the…

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Based on the Book – March 2019

  Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Thursday March 7, 2019 7:00   Let’s celebrate the 150th anniversary of this beloved classic, at once a lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life and a feminist novel about young women defying society’s expectations. Then watch the 2018 movie, a modern retelling of LITTLE…

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