On October 28th, the book club is discussing Keep You Close by Karen Cleveland. Please contact Cheryl Nabors if you have any questions or need the zoom link.
In September, the book club will read Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, by J. D. Vance. We’ll discuss the book on Thursday, September 23 at 7:00 pm.
Remembrance Author to Speak at COG
During August, the book club is reading the book, Remembrance, written by local author Rita Woods. And then on Thursday, September 2 at 7 pm, Ms. Woods will come to COG for an author visit. (You can participate in-person or via zoom.)
The book club is reading The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg – “a heartwarming novel about secrets of youth rediscovered, hometown memories, and the magical moments in ordinary lives, from the beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes…” We’ll be discussing the book both in-person and on Zoom on Thursday, July 22, at 7 pm.
This month, the book club is reading the best seller Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. It’s described as “a coming-of-age crime drama about a girl growing up alone in the marshes of North Carolina.” We’ll meet on Zoom at 7 pm on Thursday, April 22, to discuss the book. Please contact Cheryl Nabors…
August’s book is All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood. We’ll discuss the book at Cross of Glory and via Zoom on Thursday, August 27th at 7:00 pm. Please contact Cheryl Nabors with any questions.
The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
July’s book is The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott. We’ll discuss the book via Zoom on Thursday, July 23rd. The paperback was released on June 30th. If you want to borrow a book for your tablet, here are some apps where you can download it to your tablet or laptop. Some sites are: Omni-Drive, EReadIllinois.com, and HooplaDigital.com.
A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage
You still have time to read the book and join us (via Zoom) at book club at 7 pm on June 25th. June’s book is A History of the World in 6 Glasses, by Tom Standage – a little history about how beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and Coca-Cola changed history. There are new and used books on Amazon at lower prices. If you don’t want to buy a book, let me know and we’ll send a book after someone’s finished it. Please contact Cheryl Nabors with any questions.
I Am No One by Patrick Flanery
You still have time to read the book and join us (via Zoom) at book club at 7 pm on May 28th. May’s book is I am No One, by Patrick Flaner – a quickly moving psychological thriller that reflects our own world where surveillance is increasingly accepted.
Please contact Cheryl Nabors with any questions.
The June book is The Woman’s Hour by Elaine Weiss. It deals with the fight in Nashville, Tennessee to ratify the 19th amendment in 1920.
We will discuss the book on Thursday, June 27th at 7:00 pm at CoG. Please see Janet if you need a copy of the book. Everyone is welcome to read the book and join us for a lively discussion.Please contact Cheryl Nabors with any questions.
July – Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Eagan
August – Crossing To Safety by Wallace Stegner
September – Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel Of Ada Lovelace by Jennifer Chiaverini