Adult Book ClubThe Aviator's Wife
by Melanie Benjamin
Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, pushing her to reconcile her need for love and independence and to embrace life's infinite possibilities for change and happiness.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Adult Book ClubBig Little Lies
by Liane Moriarty
A horrible act of violence occurs at the
Pirriwee Public School's trivia night fundraiser for parents, but what happened
and who was involved? The novel begins six months before that fateful evening
and lets us in on the lives of single mother Jane, twice-married Madeline, and
Celeste, who secretly suffers from domestic abuse.
Gum Spring Library
Thursday, June 01, 2017
Adult Book ClubMurder Must Advertise
by Dorothy L. Sayers
When executive Victor Dean dies from a fall down the iron staircase at Pym's Publicity, a posh London ad agency, Lord Peter Wimsey goes undercover to investigate.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascades Library.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Adult Book ClubA Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman
A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Adult Book ClubLittle Bee
by Chris Cleave
- A haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers--one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.
Thursday, June 08, 2017