Our Page Turners Book Group meets at 6:30pm on the fourth Tuesday, every other month, in the library’s Carnegie Meeting Room, January through September, 2024. We also meet the next day, Wednesday at 1pm, at the Stoughton Area Senior Center. Books will be available six weeks before each discussion, on the top floor near the elevator. Let us know if you’d like to be added to the email reminder list for the group.
Jan. 23-24: Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
There are three rules in the neighborhood: Don't cry ; Don't snitch ; Get revenge. Will takes his dead brother Shawn's gun, and gets in the elevator on the 7th floor. As the elevator stops on each floor, someone connected to Shawn gets on. Someone already dead by teenage gun violence. And each has something to share with Will. Bonus: read the Graphic Novel version to compare.
Mar. 26-27: Better Living Through Birding: Notes from a Black Man in the Natural World by Christian Cooper
When birdwatching in the park one morning in May 2020, Cooper was engaged in the ritual that had been a part of his life since he was ten years old. But when a routine encounter with a dog walker escalated age-old racial tensions, Cooper's viral video of the incident would send shockwaves through the nation.
May 28-29: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
At their holiday home in Cornwall, a distant lighthouse holds a haunting attraction for the members of an Edwardian family as disillusionment, turmoil, and a world on the brink of war plague the family's relationships.
Jul. 23-24: All You Can Ever Know: a memoir by Nicole Chung
The author was told her biological parents had made the ultimate sacrifice in the hope of giving her a better life, that forever feeling slightly out of place was her fate as a transracial adoptee. But she wondered if the story she'd been told was the whole truth.
Sep. 24-25: Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
If your mother was missing, would you tell the police? Even if the most obvious suspect was your father? This is the dilemma facing the four grown Delaney siblings after their mother, Joy, mysteriously disappears.