Adult Book Club

 

Winter Book Club
Thursday, February 27, 7:00
Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

Carrie Hanwell is a female firefighter in Texas, and she’s a total pro at handling other people’s emergencies. But when her ailing mother asks her move to Boston, Cassie suddenly has an emergency of her own. She finds a job at a tough, old-school Boston firehouse, but firemen aren’t exactly thrilled to have a “lady” on the crew–except for the infatuation-inspiring rookie. But she can’t think about that, because love is girly, and it’s not her thing. And her old captain had advised her never to date firefighters. Cassie can feel her resolve slipping, and it means risking it all–the only job she’s ever loved, and the hero she’s worked like hell to become.

Register beginning on Saturday, February 1, and pick up your book to get started reading!

 

Winter Book Club
Thursday, March 26, 7:00
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect.  A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas.  One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.

Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety.

The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.

Register beginning on Monday, March 2, and pick up your book to get started reading!

 

Spring Book Club
Thursday, April 30, 7:00
Akin by Emma Donoghue

Noah is only days away from his first trip back to Nice since he was a child when a social worker calls looking for a temporary home for Michael, his eleven-year-old great-nephew. Though he has never met the boy, he gets talked into taking him along to France. This odd couple, suffering from jet lag and culture shock, argue about everything from steak hache to screen time, and the trip is looking like a disaster. But as Michael’s sharp eye and ease with tech help Noah unearth troubling details about their family’s past, both of them come to grasp the risks that loved ones take for one another, and find they are more akin than they knew.

Register beginning on Wednesday, April 1, and pick up your book to get started reading!

 

Enjoy a great discussion and prizes too!  We’ll see you there!