BLT - Booked for Lunch Club

BLT is a group that reads fiction and nonfiction books and likes to discuss new thoughts and ideas. Occasionally they will take field trips or have special activities related to the book discussion.

Most meetings will be at the Monrovia Community Center and attendees can bring a brown bag lunch to eat while we have our book discussion.

We meet the third Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. at Monrovia Community Center, next door to the library.

Meeting location: 
Monrovia Public Library
Contact: 
monrovia

What they're reading next

BLT Book Club - House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left.

BLT Book Club - A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter

Elnora Comstock grows up on the banks of Limberlost Swamp in Indiana with her bitter mother, Katharine. Unable to afford an education, Elnora develops a plan to sell artifacts and moths from the swamp. A Girl of the Limberlost has been considered a classic since its publication in 1909, inspiring several film adaptations.

The Booked for Lunch on Tuesday Book Club meets in the Monrovia Community Center meeting room next door to Monrovia Library.  For more information contact chewitt [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-489-3392.

 

BLT Book Club - The Voyage by Philip Caputo

On a June morning in 1901, Cyrus Braithwaite orders his three sons to set sail from their Maine home aboard the family's forty-six-foot schooner and not return until September. Though confused and hurt by their father's cold-blooded actions, the three brothers soon rise to the occasion and embark on a breathtakingly perilous journey down the East Coast, headed for the Florida Keys.  Almost one hundred years later, Cyrus's great-granddaughter Sybil sets out to uncover the events that transpired on the voyage.

BLT Book Club - The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere

Robert is a successful attorney who has everything in life-and nothing at all. Focused on professional achievement and material rewards, Robert is on the brink of losing his marriage. He has lost sight of his wife, Kate, their two daughters, and ultimately himself. Eight year old Nathan has a beloved mother, Maggie, whom he is losing to cancer. But Nathan and his family are building a simple yet full life, and struggling to hold onto every moment they have together.