Readers of the Night Book Club

Readers of the Night Book Club

This book club meets on the third Thursday of the month @ 6:30 p.m. in the upper level meeting room of the library and is open to the public.  For more information, please call Barbara Hunt at 262-377-7766.


 

Thursday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m.
The Marriage of Opposites
by Alice Hoffman
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro the Father of Impressionism.

Thursday, August 17, at 6:30 p.m.
The Excellent Lombards
by Jane Hamilton
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Desiring nothing more than to tend her family’s apple orchard and enjoy time with her loved ones, young Frankie finds her peace threatened by urbanization, disinheritance, and college and must choose between clinging to the past or letting go.

Thursday, September 21, at 6:30 p.m.
The Summer Before the War
by Helen Simonson
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Arriving in the village of Rye, England, in 1914, Beatrice Nash, a young woman of good family, becomes the first female teacher of Latin at the local school and falls in love with her sponsor’s nephew.

Thursday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m.
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
by Erik Larson
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The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle.

Thursday, November 16, at 6:30 p.m.
LaRose
by Louise Erdrich
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Horrified when he accidentally kills his best friend’s five-year-old son while hunting, Landreaux Iron gives away his own young son to his friend’s family according to ancient tradition, a decision that helps both families reach a tenuous peace that is threatened by a vengeful adversary.

Thursday, December 21, at 6:30 p.m.
Commonwealth
by Ann Patchett
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A five-decade saga tracing the impact of an act of infidelity on the parents and children of two Southern California families traces their shared summers in Virginia and the disillusionment that shapes their lasting bond.