Monday, September 10
Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life by Laura Thompson - In the one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel, she is still the greatest crime writer in the world, selling over four million copies each year. However, who was the woman behind these mystifying, yet perpetually pleasing puzzlers? The author explores her relationships, including those with her two husbands and daughter, and investigates the many mysteries still surrounding Christie's life, most notably her eleven-day disappearance in 1926.
Monday, October 1
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord trying to intimidate her to learn what happened the night Khalil died.
Monday, November 5
This is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel - When Rosie, Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it is another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. However, Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.
Monday, December 3
Join us for a casual program where we will talk about the popular book titles from this past year and invite you to talk about your favorites. Come prepared to take notes, as you will leave with a list of books you will not want to miss.