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The Monthly Monday Book Talk Group will meet on September 20, 2021 @ 7:15 p.m. on Zoom. Any questions please contact Eleana Cordova at 973-694-4272 X 5406

Make your home among strangers : a novel

Jennine Capó Crucet · Recorded Books, 2015.
Format: Audiobook on CD

Upsetting her family by attending an elite college far from home, Cuban-American Lizet struggles with identity issues and her father's abandonment before meeting a young boy whose mother's death enmeshes Lizet's family in Florida's heated immigration debates.
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The Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group will meet on September 22, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m. in person and on Zoom. Contact Carol Chase at chasec@waynepubliclibrary.org for more information and an invite.

The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

Christian Davenport · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier

The Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring...
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The Page Turners Discussion Group will meet on September 29, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. inside the library and on Zoom. Contact Janette Pardo at pardoj@waynepubliclibrary.org for more information and an invite.

Transcendent Kingdom: A novel

Yaa Gyasi · Knopf
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama.Gifty is a sixth-year PhD candidate in neuroscience at Stanford University School of Medicine studying reward-seeking...
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The Monday Open Knit, Crochet and Needlework Group will be having a Book Chat and Knit on October 4th, 2021 @ 11:30 a.m. on Zoom. Contact Karen Wronko at wronkok@waynepubliclibrary.org for more information and an invite.

Murder, She Knit

PEGGY EHRHART · Kensington
Pages: 288
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Since her only daughter left for college, widow Pamela Paterson has kept busy as associate editor of a craft magazine and founder of the Knit and Nibble knitting club in quaint Arborville, New Jersey. Now, she's trying out a new hobby - solving murders!

Pamela is hosting...
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The Romantic Fiction Book Discussion Group will meet on October 6, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. inside the library and on Zoom. Contact Janette Pardo at pardoj@waynepubliclibrary.org for more information and an invite.

Normal People: A Novel

Sally Rooney · Hogarth
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

A wondrous and wise coming-of-age love story from the celebrated author of Conversations with Friends

At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football...
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The Evening Book Discussion Group will meet on October 12, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Contact Patty Slezak at slezakp@waynepubliclibrary.org for more information and an invite.

Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition

Delia Owens · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times BestsellerMore than 4 million copies soldA Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book...
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The Mystery Book Discussion Group will meet on October 20, 2021 @ 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room. Any questions please contact  Deborah Rosenblatt at 973-694-4272 X 5401.

The Black Ice

Michael Connelly · Little
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The "New York Times" bestselling author's second novel featuring LAPD Detective Harry Bosch is reissued for the first time in a decade. Harry investigates the case of a missing narcotics officer rumored to have been peddling a new drug called Black Ice. Martin's.
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