This fall the Library is offering several monthly book clubs, both in-branch and virtual and there are tons of genres to choose from! Some books that are featured this month are 1984 by George Orwell, The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell, Every Vow You Break by Peter Swanson, Squeeze Me by Carl Hiaasen, The Less People Know About Us by Axton Betz-Hamilton and Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano. Be sure to check out our newest book club, Nuts About Reading at the West Branch!
1984 by George Orwell
Written more than 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell's chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is always a good read. Click here to join.
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
In The Family Upstairs, the master of "bone-chilling suspense" (People) brings us the can't-look-away story of three entangled families living in a house with the darkest of secrets."--provided by publisher. Click here to join.
#Saturday, September 18 @ 2:30 PM Mysterious Affairs with the Highlands’ Mystery Machine at Highlands
Every Vow You Break by Peter Swanson
"Hitchcockian chills and thrills abound in Swanson's latest mystery, a twisty tale of survival and deception. " - O, the Oprah Magazine
A bride's dream honeymoon becomes a nightmare when a man with whom she's had a regrettable one-night stand shows up in this electrifying psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of Eight Perfect Murders. Click here to join.
Tangerine by Christine Mangan
"A juicy melodrama cast against the sultry, stylish imagery of North Africa in the fifties." --The New Yorker
Tangerine is a sharp dagger of a book--a debut so tightly wound, so replete with exotic imagery and charm, so full of precise details and extraordinary craftsmanship, it will leave you absolutely breathless.
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Squeeze Me by Carl Hiaasen
From the author of Skinny Dip and Razor Girl, a hilarious, New York Times best-selling novel of social and political intrigues, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida's gold coast. Click here to join.
The Less People Know About Us by Axton Betz-Hamilton
THE LESS PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT US is Axton's attempt to untangle the intricate web of her mother's lies and to understand why and how her mother could have inflicted such pain upon the two people closest to her. Axton will present a candid, shocking and redemptive story that will provide clarity and comfort for others in similarly unfortunate circumstances, and reveal her courageous effort to grapple with a parent who broke the unwritten rules of love, protection, and family. Click here to join.
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Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today * A "dazzling" novel that "will break your heart and put it back together again" (J. Courtney Sullivan, bestselling author of Saints for All Occasions) about a young boy who must learn to go on after surviving tragedy. Click here to join.