TFPL Book Club

The TFPL Book Club is free and open to the public.

SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH

5:30 PM

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Here is our schedule for Summer 2015:

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May 12 – Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

  • Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother’s death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will their relationship survive in a society that considers Ali a foreigner?

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June 9 – After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn (Summer Reading)

  • Forensic accountant Celia West is the powerless and estranged daughter of two of Commerce City’s great heroes, Captain Olympus and Spark. When the city prosecutes the evil Destructor for tax evasion, Celia gets pulled in to track down evidence. As a new crime spree creates tension between the city’s heroes and the police force, Celia’s investigation uncovers long-buried secrets about her family and the city.

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July 14 – The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lammon (Summer Reading)

  • The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.

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August 11 – Pacific Glory by P.T. Deutermann

  • Their military careers forever transformed by the attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy nurse Glory grieves for the loss of her husband while ship officer Marsh battles his way toward Leyte Gulf and fighter pilot Mick struggles with the drinking problem for which he was grounded.

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Previous Book Club Choices

Previous Book Club Choices in PDF format: 2007-2009, 2010-2011

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Please contact Amy, Jennifer. or Jessica at 733-2964 ext 200 for more information.

(All annotations are courtesy of NoveList Plus,  part of the TFPL Databases.)

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