Book Club

Book Club

6:30 p.m., 3rd Fridays at Immanuel (year round - come when you can!)

Join us each month for lively discussion on books that are currently popular, or maybe some old classics!  All are welcome to join.

 

April 19, 2024The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

Told from the first-person perspective of Joe Talbert, a 21-year-old college student at the University of Minnesota, the narrative follows Joe's story as he unravels the truth of Crystal's case, helping to absolve an innocent man and bring the real killer to justice. (First book in Joe Talbert series.)

 

 

May 17, 2024 

The Light Pirate by Lily Brooks-Dalton 

Florida is slipping away. As devastating weather patterns and rising sea levels graduall wreak havoc on the state's infrastructure, an unusual child is born. As Wanda growqs from childhood to adulthood, she learns to adapt not only to the changing landscape, but also to the people who stayed behind in a place abandoned by civilization.

 

 

June 21, 2024

Prophet Song by Paul LynchProphet Song by Paul Lynch

A fearless portrait of a society on the brink as a mother faces a terrible choice, from an internationally award-winning author. On a dark, wet evening in Dublin, scientist and mother-of-four Eilish Stack answers her front door to find the GNSB on her step. Two officers from Ireland’s newly formed secret police are here to interrogate her husband, a trade unionist. Ireland is falling apart. The country is in the grip of a government turning towards tyranny and Eilish can only watch helplessly as the world she knew disappears. When first her husband and then her eldest son vanish, Eilish finds herself caught within the nightmare logic of a collapsing society. How far will she go to save her family? And what – or who – is she willing to leave behind? Exhilarating, terrifying and propulsive, Prophet Song is a work of breathtaking originality, offering a devastating vision of a country at war and a deeply human portrait of a mother’s fight to hold her family together.

 

 

 

 

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