Book Chat – 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. Discussions will take place at the Library the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m. No registration is required. Limited copies are available 30 days prior to the discussion at the Fiction/AV/Teen Services desk.
The Book of Polly by Kathy Hepinstall
A 10-year-old girl in a small conventional Texas community resolves to keep up with her aging, crazy-as-a-fox mother in order to keep them both alive and learn the truth about her mother's long-secret past.
The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhader
Disguised as a boy, sixteen-year-old Rawiya becomes apprentice to al-Idrisi, who has been royally commissioned to create a map of the world. She embarks on an epic journey across the Middle East and the north of Africa, encountering ferocious mythical beasts, epic battles, and real historical figures.
The Dry by Jane Harper
Receiving a sinister anonymous note after his best friend's suspicious death, federal agent Aaron Falk is forced to confront the fallout of a twenty-year-old false alibi against a backdrop of the worst drought Melbourne has seen in a century.
I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott
Alexander Hamilton's wife, Eliza--a fascinating strong-willed heroine in her own right--becomes an adored member of society, respected for her fierce devotion to Hamilton as well as for her grace.
The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone
Describes the true story of Elizebeth Smith, a Shakespeare expert, who met and married a groundbreaking cryptologist and worked to discover and expose Nazi spy rings in South America by cracking multiple versions of the Enigma machine.