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Monday Evening Reading Group

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Discussion on: 
08/03/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Ruth Reichl

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The Wedding Dress

Discussion on: 
07/06/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Rachel Hauck

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Charlotte Malone, the owner of a successful bridal shop in Birmingham, Alabama, believes the "right" dress finds its bride, not the other way around. But Charlotte can't find a dress for her own upcoming wedding. When she discovers a beautiful hundred-year-old wedding gown in a battered trunk with a welded lock, she’s compelled to uncover the mystery of the dress and the three women who wore it.

We Band of Angels

Discussion on: 
06/01/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Elizabeth M. Norman

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We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
When the Japanese took the Philippines during WWII, 77 American women, navy and army nurses, were caught on Bataan and later imprisoned by the Japanese. The few who escaped were cast by the American press more as belles than as professionals who had held steady in their devotion to their patients and their country in the face of bombing, starvation and the gruesome injuries and diseases of their charges.

Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century

Discussion on: 
05/04/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Peter Graham

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On June 22, 1954, teenage friends Juliet Hulme—better known as bestselling mystery writer Anne Perry—and Pauline Parker went for a walk in a New Zealand park with Pauline’s mother, Honora. Half an hour later, the girls returned alone, claiming that Pauline’s mother had had an accident. But when Honora Parker was found in a pool of blood with the brick used to bludgeon her to death close at hand, Juliet and Pauline were quickly arrested, and later confessed to the killing.

All Quiet on the Western Front

Discussion on: 
04/06/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Erich Maria Remarque

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This classic novel  tells the story of several German schoolmates  who enlist in the army in World War I. They  represent a generation destroyed by the dehumanization of the war’s  trench warfare.

Minding the Manor

Discussion on: 
03/02/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Mollie Morgan

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Minding the Manor: The Memoir of a 1930s English Kitchen Maid.

Born in 1916 in Norfolk, Mollie Moran is one of the few people still alive today who can recall working "downstairs" in the golden years of the early 1930's before the outbreak of WWII.

A House in the Sky: A Memoir

Discussion on: 
02/02/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Amanda Lindout

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Author Amanda Lindhout recounts her 15 months in captivity at the hands of Somalian kidnappers in this harrowing memoir.

A Star for Mrs. Blake

Discussion on: 
01/05/2015 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
April Smith

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The United States Congress in 1929 passed legislation to fund travel for mothers of the fallen soldiers of World War I to visit their sons’ graves in France. Over the next three years, 6,693 Gold Star Mothers made the trip. In this emotionally charged, brilliantly realized novel, April Smith breathes life into a unique moment in American history, imagining the experience of five of these women.

The Girls of Atomic City

Discussion on: 
12/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Denise Kiernan

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The  incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.

The Trees

Discussion on: 
11/03/2014 - 7:00pm
Book by: 
Conrad Richter

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The first novel of a trilogy about the Western Reserve frontier in the post Revolutionary War period. "The Trees" is the story of the Luckett Family who arrive  in the Ohio wilderness about 1790. Richter wrote this novel and the following two, "The Fields" and "The Town", to display and preserve the distinct language of the frontiersmen and their contemporaries who moved into a primordial forest wilderness.

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