A big thank you to everyone who made it out to Books & Brews last night. What’s Books & Brews? Every other month, our book club Books on Tap, meets to talk about just books in general. People come prepared to talk about their book and leave with a list of things to read.
Last night was our first Books & Brews session and we had such a wonderful discussion.
Here is a list of the books suggested:
- Redshirts by John Scalzi
- A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
- The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
- The Submission by Amy Waldman
- State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
- Year Zero by Rob Reid
- The Organ Grinders by Bill Fitzhugh
- Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson
- Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Schteyngart
- Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie
- Line of Fire by Steven White
- The King’s Speech by Mark Logue
- Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
- A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
- The News From Spain by Joan Wickersham
- Mary Roach
- A.J. Jacobs
- Bill Bryson
I’m so proud of this group, and so happy to lead it. Last night was very very fun.
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Reader Services Librarian Leah White and Virtual Services Librarian Cathleen Doyle interview Libby Fischer Hellman, author of 2012’s “A Bitter Veil” and the popular Ellie Foreman and Georgia Davis mystery series. Libby will join the Suspicious Minds crime fiction book discussion on April 18th at 7pm to discuss her book, “Set the Night on Fire”.
I helped make this. Very proud. Wouldn’t have been possible without my awesome coworker, Cathleen, and our gracious (and seriously awesome) interviewee, Libby Fischer Hellman.
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