First Friday Book Group
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200 W Route 70, Marlton, NJ 08053-1634
Hilton Head Island
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.
Tonight, the Romance Readers discuss The Heart of a Hero by Janet Chapman. Come join our group and help select the monthly reads — we try to find the newest and best! Next month the group reads As You Wish by Eloisa James.
The mystery group is reading The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. It's the granddad of steampunk novels! Next month's selection is Dark Horse by Tami Hoag, her 10th book and a bestseller.
Tonight the group discusses You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon, about the families left at Ft. Hood, Texas, when their soldiers are gone. Next month's book for discussion is The Soloist by Mark Salzman.
Photographer Albert Horner will be signing copies of his new book Pinelands: New Jersey's Suburban Wilderness. A nine-year journey through the Pine Barrens enabled Horner to capture the natural beauty of our state.
Read Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. This novel is a captivating story about a Tennessee woman whose life is changed by several events, especially the lake of fire. In June, we are reading All the Light We Cannont See by Anthony Doerr.
The mystery group is reading The Hot Kid by Elmore Leonard. Set during the Prohibition era, this book follows a US Marshall on a manhunt to bring a criminal to justice. June's title is Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron by Stephanie Barron.
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.