The Evening Book Club will be discussing Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse.... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance. Molly discovers that she has the power to help Vivian find answers to mysteries that have haunted her for her entire life--answers that will ultimately free them both.
The Afternoon Book Club will be discussing Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman. For years, 12-year-old CeeCee Honeycutt has been the caretaker of her psychotic mother,the laughingstock of an entire town. But when Camille is hit by a truck & killed, CeeCee is left to fend for herself. To the rescue comes her previously unknown great-aunt from Savannah, Tootie Caldwell, who whirls CeeCee into her world of female friendship, strong women, wacky humor, and good old-fashioned heart.
Meet us at Seth's Coffee for a new book club for the 20's & 30's crowd. We'll be discussing A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Debut novelist Harkness has crafted a mesmerizing and addictive read, equal parts history and magic, romance and suspense--a richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Enjoy a brew or snack from Seth's & conversation with new friends!