Time Out Book Club

Time Out Book Club: Rithmatist

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

More than anything, Joel wants to be a Rithmatist. Chosen by the Master in a mysterious inception ceremony, Rithmatists have the power to infuse life into two-dimensional figures known as Chalklings. Rithmatists are humanity’s only defense against the Wild Chalklings—merciless creatures that leave mangled corpses in their wake. Having nearly overrun the territory of Nebrask, the Wild Chalklings now threaten all of the American Isles.

Time Out Book Club: What I Saw and How I Lied

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

When Evie's father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly. But Joe Spooner brought more back with him than just good war stories. When movie-star handsome Peter Coleridge, a young ex-GI who served in Joe's company in postwar Austria, shows up, Evie is suddenly caught in a complicated web of lies that she only slowly recognizes. She finds herself falling for Peter, ignoring the secrets that surround him . . . until a tragedy occurs that shatters her family and breaks her life in two.

Time Out Book Club: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind (taking the form of a gentleman in a green jacket), who invites her on an adventure, implying that her help is needed in Fairyland. The new Marquess is unpredictable and fickle, and also not much older than September. Only September can retrieve a talisman the Marquess wants from the enchanted woods, and if she doesn't . . .

Time Out Book Club: American Born Chinese

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm


Time Out Book Club: The Forest of Hands and Teeth

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Our November meeting has been RESCHEDULED for Thursday (11/7/13) @ Noon. Join us this month for our book discussion and help make recommendations for our 2014 book selections!

Email Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for more info!

Time Out Book Club: Catching Fire

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry.

Time Out Book Club: Scat

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Bestselling author and columnist Carl Hiaasen returns with another hysterical mystery for kids set in Florida's Everglades.
Bunny Starch, the most feared biology teacher ever, is missing. She disappeared after a school field trip to Black Vine Swamp. And, to be honest, the kids in her class are relieved.

Time Out Book Club: Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Time Out Book Club: Unwind

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In America after the Second Civil War, the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life armies came to an agreement: The Bill of Life states that human life may not be touched from the moment of conception until a child reaches the age of thirteen.

Time Out Book Club: Pure

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

We know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . . 

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