Greedy Reader Book Club
Love to Read? Love to Talk? Then join the Library's Greedy Reader Book Club! The club meets the last Tuesday of every month to discuss books chosen by the members. All faculty, students and staff are invited to attend.
The meetings are held the last Tuesday of the month (except December) at 2:00 pm in the Library Conference Room (Y-102).
The book for January is The Lake House by Kate Morton. The next meeting is January 30 at 2pm.
From the Publisher:
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Keeper comes a “moody, suspenseful page-turner” (People, Best Book Pick) filled with mystery and spellbinding secrets.
Living on her family’s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories.
One midsummer’s eve, after a beautiful party drawing hundreds of guests to the estate has ended, the Edevanes discover that their youngest child, eleven-month-old Theo, has vanished without a trace. He is never found, and the family is torn apart, the house abandoned.
Decades later, Alice is living in London, having enjoyed a long successful career as a novelist. Miles away, Sadie Sparrow, a young detective in the London police force, is staying at her grandfather’s house in Cornwall. While out walking one day, she stumbles upon the old Edevane estate—now crumbling and covered with vines. Her curiosity is sparked, setting off a series of events that will bring her and Alice together and reveal shocking truths about a past long gone...yet more present than ever.
A lush, atmospheric tale of intertwined destinies from a masterful storyteller, The Lake House is an enthralling, thoroughly satisfying read.
February - Best State Ever by Dave Barry
March - Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova
April - Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
May - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson