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Churchill Meadows Library Adult Book Club

Churchill Meadows Library Adult Book Club

September 2018 – June 2019
4th Wednesday of every month
7:00pm-8:00pm
Free registration 

 

September 26, 2018

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

“When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood….He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent that wins him a place at an elite and brutal military academy and, ultimately, makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance…
Doerr's gorgeous combination of soaring imagination with observation is electric. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another.”
October 24, 2018

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kakanithi

"At the age of 36, on the verge of a completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi's health began to falter. He started losing weight and was wracked by waves of excruciating back pain. A CT scan confirmed what Paul, deep down, had suspected: he had stage four lung cancer, widely disseminated. One day, he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next, he was a patient struggling to live." 
November 28, 2018

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

"Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. Then a chance encounter gives him an idea. He will design a questionnaire-a sixteen-page, scientifically researched document-to find the perfect partner. She will most definitely not be a barmaid, a smoker, a drinker or a late-arriver. Rosie Jarman is all these things. She is strangely beguiling, fiery and intelligent."

No Meeting in December
  January 23, 2019

Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  February 27, 2019

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

"A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing in to perform CPR. When her indecision ends in tragedy, Ruth finds herself on trial, represented by a white public defender who warns against bringing race into the courtroom. As the two come to develop a truer understanding of each other's lives, they begin to doubt the beliefs they each hold most dear."-- Provided by publisher.
  March 27, 2019

A 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.
  April 24, 2019

Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
  May 22, 2019

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

June 26, 2019 - Selection Meeting

 






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