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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Good Reads – February 2017

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:oo PM The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the…

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Good Reads – January 2017

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The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:oo PM A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America. New York, 1888. Gas lamps still flicker in the city streets, but the miracle of electric…

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The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Tuesday August 16, 2016 7:00 From the New York Times  bestselling author of The Dovekeepers  and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Hoffman unfolds the intriguing story of…

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Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Tuesday June 21, 2016 7:00 From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. Larson delivers a riveting account of one of the most tragic events of WWI. The fact a German U-boat sank the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland in…

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