Agnes / Book Club Books / BookLite

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

When young unassuming Rose Edelstein celebrates her ninth birthday her life forever changes in ways she could not have imagined. When Rose takes a bite of her mom’s lemon cake she is able to taste her mother’s emotions: which taste like despair and emptiness. To her horror, she discovers she has a “gift” to taste … Continue reading

Book Club Books / BookLite / Fiction / Horror / Leah / Suspense/Thriller

‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

‘Salem’s Lot is like any small town, everyone knows everyone’s business and you don’t have to lock your doors when you leave your house. However, an evil had rolled into ‘Salem’s Lot, but only a few are able to truly see it (HINT it’s vampires). Soon, people in the town start mysteriously dying and falling … Continue reading

Book Club Books / BookLite / Carrie / Historical Fiction / Mystery

BookLite Book Discussion: The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

BookLite is one of our book clubs that meets offsite on the third Thursday of each month. We meet at The Still in Bartlett. Below are the notes of our most recent book discussion, where we read The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian.     Book Summary: 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic … Continue reading