Book Club Meetings

Eleanor Murphy ForeverYA Book Club: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Cath struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words, and worrying about her fragile father.

Eleanor Murphy ForeverYA Book Club: Antigoddess by Kendare Blake

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Athena and Hermes' search for the cause of their unexpected, life-threatening illnesses leads them to Cassandra, a former prophetess, who may be key to a war started by Hera and other Olympians who have become corrupt anti-gods determined to destroy their rivals.

Lovers of Lit Bookclub

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman's first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys.

This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory and magic, makes the impossible all too real…

The X Factor Book Club - Fablehaven

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kendra and her brother, Seth, have no idea that their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven. Inside the gated woods, ancient laws keep relative order among the greedy trolls, mischievous satyrs, plotting witches, spiteful imps, and jealous fairies. But when the rules get broken, powerful forces are unleashed, and Kendra and her brother face the greatest challenge of their lives. To save their family, Fablehaven, and maybe even the world, Kendra and Seth must find the courage to do what they fear most...
 

Gurley Girls Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book discussion on Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Must Reads Middle School Book Club

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Date: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Book discussion on Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Cupid's Café: Rachel Lee

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Rachel Lee is a New York Times best-selling author and the winner of Six Romantic Times magazine Reviewers' Choice Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, and is a five-time finalist for the Romance Writers of America's RITA® Award. She has penned a wide variety of novels in several genres including fantasy, romantic suspense, and romantic comedy. She resides in Tampa, Florida.

Teen Book Club at Madison

The Madison Public Library's Teen Book Club will meet Thursday, April 17th, at 5:00 to discuss this month's chosen book... The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly. Join us in the YA room to discuss Calpurnia's summer adventures, her scientific discoveries with her grandpa, and her exploits in the Texas Summer Heat.

Next month's book... Wonder, R. J. Palacio

 

Lunch and Love Romance Book Club: Jingle Bell Romance by Mia Ross

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Julia Stanton loves Christmas—almost as much as she loves the home she's made in Holiday Harbor. So when her beloved pastor's prodigal son returns for a brief visit, she hatches a plan to keep Nick McHenry in town. Growing up as an ambassador's daughter, she's charmed countless dignitaries and surely she can get the brooding bachelor to see how much joy there is in a family-filled holiday. Julia never expects to feel the spark of something more for Nick. But it will take more than attraction to turn this handsome scrooge into her hometown hero. 

Lunch and Love Romance Book Club: Secrets of the Lost Summer

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

A wave of hope carries Olivia Frost back to her small New England hometown nestled in the beautiful Swift River Valley. She's transforming a historic home into an idyllic getaway. Picturesque and perfect, if only the absentee owner will fix up the eyesore next door.…Dylan McCaffrey's ramshackle house is an inheritance he never counted on. It also holds the key to a generations-old lost treasure he can't resist…any more than he can resist his new neighbor.

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