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Tillman Hill Adult: The Tin Roof Blowdown

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Hurricane Katrina has left New Orleans awash with looters and predators of every stripe. The power grid of the city has been destroyed, and New Orleans has been reduced to the level of a medieval society. There is no law, no order, no sanctuary. Bodies float in the streets and lie impaled on the branches of flooded trees. In the midst of an apocalyptical nightmare, Detective Dave Robicheaux must find two serial rapists, a morphine-addicted priest, and a vigilante who may be more dangerous than the criminals looting the city.

Tillman Hill Adult Book Club - Fatal Voyage

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

When forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan joins the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team mobilized to investigate an airplane crash in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains, she literally stumbles on a body part that doesn't match up with the remains of any of the plane's passengers.

Tillman Hill Adult: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Douglas Adams's hapless hero Arthur Dent as he travels the galaxy with his intrepid pal Ford Prefect, getting into horrible messes and generally wreaking hilarious havoc. Dent is grabbed from Earth moments before a cosmic construction team obliterates the planet to build a freeway. You'll never read funnier science fiction; Adams is a master of intelligent satire, barbed wit, and comedic dialogue. The Hitchhiker's Guide is rich in comedic detail and thought-provoking situations and stands up to multiple reads.

Tillman Hill Adult - Future Homemakers of America

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

A funny and wry portrait of six women friends from WWII to the 1990s, as well as of America's changing social mores and attitudes. Though these women would most likely never have been friends under other circumstances, friends they become. Through it all, they stay in touch, supporting, counseling and wisecracking all the way.

Tillman Hill Adult Book Club - Murder Inside The Beltway

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

On a bright Saturday afternoon on the Washington Mall, the daughter of presidential candidate Robert Colgate's closest friend is kidnapped. The abduction rocks the nation's capital, but no one is prepared for the bombshell about to hit the city, an explosive development that erupts when Detectives Hall and Jackson uncover a shocking connection between the kidnapping and the murder of a Washington, D.C. call girl--and a killer whom no one will see coming.

Tillman Hill Adult: The Lovely Bones

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2006 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

On her way home from school on a snowy December day in 1973, 14-year-old Susie Salmon ("like the fish") is lured into a makeshift underground den in a cornfield and brutally raped and murdered, the latest victim of a serial killer--the man she knew as her neighbor, Mr. Harvey. Alice Sebold's haunting and heartbreaking debut novel, The Lovely Bones, unfolds from heaven, where "life is a perpetual yesterday" and where Susie narrates and keeps watch over her grieving family and friends, as well as her brazen killer and the sad detective working on her case.

Tillman Hill Adult - The Devil In The White City

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Bringing Chicago circa 1893 to vivid life, Erik Larson's spellbinding bestseller intertwines the true tale of two men--the brilliant architect behind the legendary 1893 World's Fair, striving to secure America's place in the world; and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death.

Tillman Hill Adult: Christmas Party & 2007 Selections

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Christmas Party & 2007 Selections
Christmas party and potpourri book discussion. Bring a list of books you want to discuss in 2007!

Tillman Hill Adult - The Maltese Falcon

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. This event is part of The Big Read 2008.
 

Tillman Hill Adult: The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Edwards's assured but schematic debut novel hinges on the birth of fraternal twins, a healthy boy and a girl with Down syndrome. A snowstorm immobilizes Lexington, Ky., in 1964, and when young Norah Henry goes into labor, her husband, orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Henry, must deliver their babies himself, aided only by a nurse. Seeing his daughter's handicap, he instructs the nurse, Caroline Gill, to take her to a home and later tells Norah, who was drugged during labor, that their son Paul's twin died at birth. Instead of institutionalizing Phoebe, Caroline absconds with her to Pittsburgh.

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