Coffee, Books and More

Coffee, Books, and More…Book Discussion

The goal of this group is to read a variety of books, both fiction and non-fiction, that will stimulate the mind and some lively conversation. This book discussion meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. in Meeting Room B at the Library. Books will be available at the Fiction/AV/Teen desk one month prior to the discussion.

Coffee, Books, and More Book Discussion Schedule 2015 – 2016

NOTE:  December 16, 2015 – No book discussed – Members’ Meeting

January 20

The Absolutist by John Boyne

Recalling his time in one of the most gruesome trenches of France during World War I, Tristan Sadler describes both the details of what to him became a senseless war and an intense friendship with a man that brought Tristan a mix of happiness and unbearable pain.

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February 17

My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira

Traveling to Civil War-era Washington, D.C. to tend wounded soldiers, headstrong midwife Mary pursues her dream of becoming a surgeon against all odds as she receives guidance from two smitten doctors and resists her mother's pleas for her to return home.

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March 16

The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

Becoming friends with Josef Weber, an old man who's particularly loved in her community, Sage Singer is shocked when one day he asks her to kill him and reveals why he deserves to die, causing her to question her beliefs--and to wonder if his request would be murder or justice.

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April 20

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Doerr illuminates the ways people try to be good to one another even in the harshest of circumstances by deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure, a blind French girl who must flee her home when the Nazis occupy Paris, and Werner, a German orphan admitted to a brutal academy for Hitler Youth.

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