First Friday Book Group
The Last Daughter of Prussia
Yours in Crime
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200 W Route 70, Marlton, NJ 08053-1634
Read The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. Next month's book is The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman. The group reads fiction and non-fiction alike. New members are welcome.
Tonight, the Romance Readers discuss The Importance of Being Wicked by Victoria Alexander. Come join our group and help select the monthly reads — we try to find the newest and best!
Author Marina Gottlieb Sarles will be with us to sign copies of her new historical novel, The Last Daughter of Prussia. It's a love story, set at the end of World War II during the Forgotten Holocaust of the Romani people. Join us!
The mystery group is reading Thereby Hangs a Tail by Spencer Quinn, second of the 'Chet and Bernie' series. Next month's selection is the granddad of steampunk novels, The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling.
Tonight the group discusses The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck, winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature. Next month's book for discussion is You Know When the Men are Gone by Siobhan Fallon.
Read The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman, her most ambitious novel, set in ancient Israel in Masada. Next month's book is The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee. The group reads fiction and non-fiction alike. New members are always welcome.
This month's book is Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini. Set during the Civil War, the novel follows the relations between Mrs. Lincoln and another young woman vying for power. For June, read Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston.
This month's selection is The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri. A tragic and engaging family drama, this book focuses on two brothers in 1960s India during a political revolution. In May read Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.
The mystery group is reading Hotel Pastis by Peter Mayle. Best know for his nonfiction works, Mayle has created a humorous tale that blends the advertising world and bank robbery in a small French town. Next month read The Hot Kid by Elmore Leonard.
This month's selection is Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen. The story follows a women who discovers that there just might be more to life than looking through the lens. Next month read Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini.
This month's selection is The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman. This is an enchanting love story infused with historic details and a dash of mystery. In April, we are reading and discussing The Lowlands by Jhumpa Lahiri.
This month we are reading The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. The novel focuses on lighthouse keepers on an Australian island and the tough choices they have to make. April's title is Still Life with Breadcrumbs by Anna Quindlan.
This month's selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Follow the fate of an abandoned child as she is sent by train to the farmlands of the Midwest. In March, we are reading The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman.
This month's selection is Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. This is a harrowing tale of an Olympian and WWII Prisoner of War. For March, read The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman.