Brown Bag Book Group, last Thursday of every month at noon.
Mystery Book Group, second Thursday of every month at 10:30.
Upcoming book group meetings:
June 29, 2017 @ 12pm: Brown Bag Book Group
Buffalo Soldier by Chris Bohjalian. With his trademark emotional heft and storytelling skill, bestselling author Chris Bohjalian presents this resonant novel about the formation of an unconventional family–the ties that bind it, and the strains that pull it apart. Two years after their twin daughters died in a flash flood, Terry and Laura Sheldon, a Vermont state trooper and his wife, take in a foster child. His name is Alfred; he is ten years old and African American. And he has passed through so many indifferent families that he can’t believe that his new one will last.
In the ensuing months Terry and Laura will struggle to emerge from their shell of grief only to face an unexpected threat to their marriage; Terry’s involvement with another woman. Meanwhile, Alfred cautiously enters the family circle, and befriends an elderly neighbor who inspires him with the story of the buffalo soldiers, the black cavalrymen of the old West. Feel free to bring your lunch. Dessert and beverages served.
June 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am: Mystery Book Group
The Mystery Book Club will be reading A Breach of Promise by Anne Perry. Copies are available at the circulation desk, all are welcome.
From GoodReads: "When a brilliant young architect suddenly ends his engagement to a socially prominent woman, her outraged parents file a sensational breach of promise suit. But the case comes to a tragic halt when a murderer strikes. Sleuth William Monk investigates. A Mystery Guild selection."