Adult Book ClubPurple Hibiscus
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Fifteen-year-old Kambili's world in Nigeria is circumscribed by the high walls and frangipani trees of her family compound. Her wealthy Catholic father, under whose shadow Kambili lives, while generous and politically active in the community, is repressive and fanatically religious at home.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Cascades Marketplace Adult Book Club
Want to explore diverse ideas and challenge the way you think? Meet at the Starbucks Coffee in Cascades Marketplace (210-21 Southbank Street, Sterling) to discuss a variety of graphic novels and nonfiction and fiction titles. Pick up a copy of this month's book at Cascades library.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Adult Book ClubKarma and the Art of Butter Chicken
by Monica Bhide
Meet Monica Bhide as she dishes up a page-turning story of sacrifice, determination, and an honest exploration of the human spirit. Set in contemporary India and seasoned with gentle love, dramatic loss, enchanting poetic verse, and exotic food.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascades Library.
Monday, November 06, 2017
Adult Book ClubThe Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend
by Katarina Bivald
Sara arrives in the small town of Broken Wheel to visit her pen pal Amy, only to discover Amy has just died. The tale of how she brings the love of books and reading that she shared with Amy to the residents of Broken Wheel is just a lovely read. If ever a town needed a bookstore, it is Broken Wheel, the healing power of books and reading made evident by this heartwarming book.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Adult Book ClubThe Lifeboat
by Charlotte Rogan
Page-turning novel of hard choices and survival, narrated by a woman as unforgettable and complex as the events she describes.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017