Good Reads – October 2017

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore Tuesday, October 17, 2017 7:oo PM The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women. The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic…

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Good Reads – September 2017

The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:oo PM Ronni Sunshine left London for Hollywood to become a beautiful, charismatic star of the silver screen. But at home, she was a narcissistic, disinterested mother who alienated her three daughters. But now the Sunshine Girls are together again,…

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Good Reads – August 2017

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:oo PM Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all—a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion…

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Good Reads – July 2017

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7:oo PM Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, a favorite of book clubs the world over, this beautifully written novel tells the story of a blind French girl, Marie-Laure, and a German boy, Werner, whose paths collide…

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Good Reads – June 2017

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You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:oo PM How far will you go to achieve a dream? That’s the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. For the Knoxes there are…

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Good Reads – May 2017

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:oo PM A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives. Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the…

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Good Reads – April 2017

The Tumbling Sisters by Juliette Fay Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:oo PM For fans of Orphan Train and Water for Elephants, a compelling historical novel set against the turbulent backdrop of American Vaudeville. It’s 1919, and the Turners are barely scraping by. When their father loses his job, their irrepressible mother decides that vaudeville is…

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Good Reads – March 2017

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God Help the Child by Toni Morrison Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:oo PM Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. Morrison shows us…

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