Unwillingly rendered an object of obsession by the Kommandant occupying her small French town in World War I, Sophie risks everything to reunite with her husband a century before a widowed Liv tests her resolve to claim ownership of Sophie's portrait.
Join Gen X and Y'ers for lively book discussions. This month's discussion is Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne.
Join us for our Non-Fiction book discussion group. We will be reading Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest by Sandra Day O'Conno. The group will meet the second Tuesday of every other month. Everyone is welcome.
The Contemporary Literature Book Discussion group meets the second Wednesday of every month at Civic Center Library. The book for this month is Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Ann Fadiman.
When Eden was ten years old she found her father bleeding out on the bathroom floor. The suicide attempt led to her parents' divorce. Now in her thirties, Eden decides to go look for her father so she can forgive him at last and finally move forward.
Brick Lane by Monica Ali. Join this discussion of those books you always meant to read. Everyone is welcome!
One night, George Duncan - decent man, a good man - is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a great white crane has tumbled to earth, shot through its wing by an arrow. Unexpectedly moved, George helps the bird, and from the moment he watches it fly off, his life is transformed. The next day, a kind but enigmatic woman walks into George's shop. Suddenly a new world…
Join Gen X and Y'ers for lively book discussions. This month's discussion is The Princess Bride by William Goldman.
Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to the hands of Fate. Set during the Trojan War.
Told in four distinct voices, the winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2004 is a courageous novel of tender emotion and sparkling wit, encapsulating the most American of experiences: the immigrant's life.
Following his girlfriend to her new teaching position in Thailand, a young reporter researches the story of American anthropologist Martiya van der Leun, following her suicide in the Thai prison where she was serving a lengthy sentence for murder.