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Posted by BHanley on Wed, Jul 01
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, June 29. There were 10 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth Darktown by Thomas Mullen I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown Madame Fourcade's Secret War by Lynne Olson Miss...
Posted by JGranatino on Mon, Jun 29
From the author of My Best Friend's Exorcism comes a new supernatural horror-thriller that centers around a women's book club that must protect its suburban community from a mysterious and handsome stranger who turns out to be a blood-sucking fiend.  Patricia Campbell's book club isn't your normal book club. Instead of classic literature they binge on true-crime and suspenseful fiction, debating the fine points of FBI's siege of Waco and whether or not Ann Rule should have known her...
Posted by BHanley on Tue, Jun 16
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, June 15. There were 8 titles recommended by readers. Visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition by Peter Carl Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami Drawing Home by Jamie Brenner Home Before Dark by Riley Sager If It Bleeds by Stephen King The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead ...
Posted by BHanley on Mon, Jun 01
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, June 1. There were 8 titles recommended by readers. Visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins An American Marriage by Tayari Jones The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C.A. Fletcher The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy Daisy Jones & the Six by...
Posted by JGranatino on Wed, May 27
Mickey is a patrol cop in a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis. Her usual run-ins consist of drug dealers and sex workers. Also on the streets she patrols is her younger sister, Kacey, whose addiction to drugs tore the sisters apart years ago. They no longer speak but keep tabs on each other as their paths repeatedly cross. But when Kacey goes missing, at the same time a dangerous serial killer is on the loose, Mickey can’t help but get involved and becomes obsessed with...
Posted by BHanley on Fri, May 22
Mystery & Thriller Book Discussion Group met virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, May 20. There were 10 titles recommended by readers. Visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  The Better Liar by Tanen Jones Brighton Rock by Graham Greene The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast #3)  by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte Eight Perfect Murders...
Posted by JGranatino on Fri, May 22
Emira Tucker is 25 and juggling two jobs as she struggles to pay rent, keep her healthcare, and figure out what she wants to do with her life. Alix Chamberlain is a wealthy white blogger and minor social media celebrity who battles doubts and insecurities, all while on the surface maintaining a facade that she has everything she ever wanted. When Alix hires Emira to babysit her eldest daughter, Briar, neither woman thought anything about their employer-employee relationship.  But when Emira is...
Posted by BHanley on Mon, May 18
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, May 18. There were 10 titles recommended by readers. Visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank The Dutch House by Ann Patchett The Lost Gutenberg: The Astounding Story of One Book’s Five-Hundred-Year Odyssey by Margaret Leslie Davis Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam...
Posted by JGranatino on Thu, May 14
Set in the 1970s in Odessa, Texas, a small town on the cusp of the next big oil boom, Valentine explores the lingering effects of a brutal crime perpetrated against a young girl.   On the morning of February 15, 1976, Mary Rose Whitehead hears a knock on her front door. She opens it to discover a badly beaten young girl named Gloria "Glory" Ramírez. Before Mary Rose can figure out what to do, the man who attacked Glory comes driving down the road to her house. What follows is a tension...
Posted by BHanley on Wed, May 06
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, May 4. There were 13 titles recommended by readers. Visit eZone to find a copy of available titles.  Bloom by Kevin Panetta and illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau Brave Face: A Memoir by Shaun David Hutchinson* Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Last Seen by J. L. Doucette Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Rosemary Valero-O’Connell Miss...

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