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Wednesday, September 27, 2023     Discussion leader: Zelda Cardon

The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea

Axie Oh - Feiwel & Friends
Format: Hardcover

Deadly storms have ravaged Mina's homeland for generations. Floods sweep away entire villages, while bloody wars are waged over the few remaining resources. Her people believe the Sea God, once their protector, now curses them with death and despair. In an attempt to appease him,...

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023      Discussion Leader: Sarah Bryan

The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear

Kate Moore

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023      Discussion leader: Charlotte Smith


Susanna Clarke - Bloomsbury Publishing
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality. Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon...
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Wednesday, January 24, 2024      Discussion leader: Sheri Britsch

The Whale Rider

Witi Ihimaera - Harcourt Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

Eight-year-old Kahu, a member of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, fights to prove her love, her leadership, and her destiny. Her people claim descent from Kahutia Te Rangi, the legendary "whale rider." In every generation since Kahutia, a male heir has inherited the title...
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Wednesday, February 28, 2024      Discussion leader: Misty Walker

Dear Mrs. Bird: A Novel

A J Pearce - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

"A marvelous treat. Charming and delightful." - Nina Stibbe, author of Love, Nina An irresistible debut set in London during World War II about an adventurous young woman who becomes a secret advice columnist - a warm, funny, and enormously moving story for fans of The...
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Wednesday, March 27, 2024      Discussion leader: Marina Gish and Katena McNeill

These is my Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 (P.S.)

Nancy Turner - Harper Perennial
Format: Paperback

A moving, exciting, and heartfelt American saga inspired by the author's own family memoirs, these words belong to Sarah Prine, a woman of spirit and fire who forges a full and remarkable existence in a harsh, unfamiliar frontier. Scrupulously recording her steps down the path Providence...
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Wednesday, April 24, 2024     Discussion leader: Amber Ard

Ender's Game

Orson Scott Card - Tor Science Fiction
Format: Mass Market Paperback

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024      Discussion leader: Jennifer Rae

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Malala Yousafzai - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE "I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced...
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