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Happy Hour Cocktails
Fourth Fridays, 5 – 6 pm
February 26, 2021
“Sharing Home Town Stories”
Book Discussion Group
Second Tuesdays, 10 am
September 8, 2020
Part love story, part religious explication, and part mystery, The Glovemaker is a historical fiction taking place in the Utah Territory during the winter of 1888.
October 13, 2020
In China Dolls, three young women in San Francisco seek employment as entertainers in the Chinese American nightclub era of 1938. The story is one of friendship and perseverance until the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. Then, paranoia and suspicion threaten to destroy their lives and a shocking act of betrayal changes everything.
November 10, 2020
In Nine Women One Dress, Natalie is a Bloomingdale’s salesgirl mooning over her ex-boyfriend; Felicia has been quietly in love with her boss for seventeen years; and Andie is a cynical private detective who specializes in cheating husbands. For these three women everything is about to change . . . and all thanks to the power of one perfect little black dress.
December 8, 2020
This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film. Written as fiction but based closely on the truth, Finding Dorothytells a story of love, loss, inspiration, and perseverance, set in America’s heartland.
January 12, 2021
With an abundance of twists and turns and intertwining subplots, The Sound of Broken Glass is a elaborate and engaging mystery that blends a murder from the past with a powerful danger in the present.
February 9 , 2021
The Japanese Lover is a magical sweeping love story and multi-generational epic that stretches from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during World War II. It explores questions of identity, abandonment, redemption, and the unknowable impact of fate on our lives.
March 9 , 2021
The Sound of Glass explores a Southern family’s buried history, which will change the life of the woman who unearths it, secret by shattering secret.
April 13, 2021
The Book of Lost Friends is about three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives.
May 11, 2021
Ordinary Grace is an account of a boy standing at the door of his young manhood, trying to understand a world that seems to be falling apart around him. It is an unforgettable novel about discovering the terrible price of wisdom and the enduring grace of God.
June 8, 2021
Dragonfly is about five young American men and women from very different backgrounds who bond together into a spy group embedded among the highest Nazi ranks in occupied Paris at the height of World War II.
July 13, 2021
The Last Train to London is a pre-World War II-era story centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe—and one brave woman who helped them escape to safety.