Completely Booked Book Discussion: For Readers in Their 20s & 30s
Join us for a social book group for readers in their 20s and 30s to discuss a variety of genres. Meet up with other book enthusiasts every third Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Registering for the discussion is required to receive the login information.
Limited copies of the book are available 30 days prior to the discussion at the Fiction/AV/Teen Services desk.
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Tells the story of Kya, a young girl who is abandoned by her family and forced to raise herself alone in the marshes of North Carolina. When a well-liked man from the nearby town of Barkley Cove is murdered, the townspeople suspect Kya, the weird “marsh girl.” Part murder mystery, part coming-of-age story, part romance, part courtroom drama, Where the Crawdads Sing has a little something for everyone.
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Normal People is an angsty will-they-won't-they Valentine’s Day read revolving around a multi-year love affair between 20 somethings Marianne and Connell. It is a nuanced, frustrating, slow drama story about two people who understand each other, despite class differences and the interference of their own personal demons.
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Mexican Gothic is a contemporary reimagining of the classic gothic suspense novel featuring an isolated mansion, a chillingly charismatic aristocrat, and a brave socialite who is drawn to expose their treacherous secrets...
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Set in mythical town in the Jim Crow South, The Vanishing Half tells the story of two black sisters whose lives take very different directions once they become teenagers: Desiree moves back home after escaping an abusive relationship while Stella chooses to pass as a white woman.