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Read This! Book Club - "The Storyteller" (adults) - Main

Some stories live forever . . . Sage Singer is a baker. She works through the night, preparing the day's breads and pastries, trying to escape a reality of loneliness, bad memories, and the shadow of her mother's death. When Josef Weber, an elderly man in Sage's grief support group, begins stopping by the bakery, they strike up an unlikely friendship. Despite their differences, they see in each other the hidden scars that others can't, and they become companions.

Date: 
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Read This! Book Club - "The Fault in Our Stars" - (adults) - Main

John Green's brilliant #1 bestselling novel "The Fault in Our Stars" is now a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, and Willem Dafoe.   Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Date: 
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Read This! Book Club - "In the Shadow of the Banyan" - (adults) - Main

Told from the tender perspective of a young girl who comes of age amid the Cambodian killing fields, this novel is based on the author's personal story. For seven-year-old Raami, the shattering end of childhood begins with the footsteps of her father returning home in the early dawn hours bringing details of the civil war that has overwhelmed the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital. Soon the family's world of carefully guarded royal privilege is swept up in the chaos of revolution and forced exodus.

Date: 
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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