First Friday Book Group
Yours in Crime
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200 W Route 70, Marlton, NJ 08053-1634
Lake Forest Park
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.
This month's selection is The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins, a classic mystery novel from the 1860s. In September, we are reading The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert.
This month's selection is Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan. This is a gripping memoir and medical suspense story about a young reporter's struggle with a rare and terrifying disease. Next month read The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.
This month read The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. In this novel, young slave Henry maintains his mistaken identity as he is swept up into events that lead up to the raid at Harpers' Ferry. In August read The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.
The mystery group is reading Bagmen by William Lashner. Philadelphia lawyer Victor might be in over his head when he discovers a young woman has died, to whom he just delivered a blackmail payoff. In August Missing You in Atlantic City by Jane Kelly.
This month's selection is Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. The story follows of a young woman who is trying to run from domestic troubles when she discovers a mysterious occurrence at a lake. Next month read Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan.
This month's selection is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Set during World War II in occupied France, the story follows a German boy and a blind French girl as they both try to survive. In July read The Good Lord Bird by James McBride.
The mystery group is reading Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron by Stephanie Barron. Join Jane Austen as she tries to solve a murder with Lord Byron as the main suspect! In July read William Lashner's Bagmen.
Come meet John Fostik who will be signing New York's Liners from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Part of the 'Images of America Series,' this book chronicles the changes of New York's Harbor from the 1890s to the present. This is a perfect addition for history and boat l
Come meet Howard Gillette from 1:00 to 3:00 pm as he signs his book Class Divide: Yale '64 and the Conflicted Legacy of the Sixties. This book examines how members of one class were challenged and shaped by the issues that would define the 1960s.
This month's selection Remember Me Like this by Bret Anthony Johnston. The true account of a kidnapped child that rocks a small Texas town and the family when he is found four years later. Next month read Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.