Evening Book Discussion Club

At the Lavonia-Carnegie Library

My Accidental Jihad

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Monday, July 27, 2015

My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer: A full-length account of a Pushcart Prize-winning essay describes the author's experiences as the journalist wife of a Libyan-born Muslim with whom she lives in the American south, a relationship that has endured prejudices and respective views about family and parenting. - Publisher

A Star for Mrs. Blake

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Monday, May 18, 2015

A Star for Mrs. Blake by April Smith: Meeting for the first time for a shared pilgrimage to France to visit the graves of their World War I soldier sons, an Irish maid, a chicken farmer's wife, a Boston socialite, a former tennis star, and a librarian meet a brutally scarred journalist before confronting a shocking secret. - Publisher

The End of Your Life Book Club

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Monday, April 27, 2015

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close. (nonfiction) - Publisher

Rules of Civility: a Novel

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Rules of Civility: a Novel by Amor Towles: A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a jazz bar on New Year's Eve 1938 catapults Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multi-millionaire, an Upper East Side ne'er-do-well, and a single-minded widow. - Publisher

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