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Karen / Memoir / Nonfiction / Nonfiction Book Club / Travel Writing

Almost French by Sarah Turnbull

Almost French was the pick for the non-fiction book discussion in February. So let me sum up the evening for you: If you loved Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert there is a slight, and I mean slight chance you may like Almost French. Lots of comparisons here: finding yourself, finding love, finding and eating … Continue reading

Book Club Books / Henry / History / Nonfiction / Nonfiction Book Club

How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson

“How We Got to Now” by Steven Johnson chronicles the making of the modern world through innovations in 6 different aspects of everyday life:  Glass, Cold, Sound, Clean, Time and Light.  These are seemingly simple innovations, but, as Johnson demonstrates, they’ve had enormous impacts on the way we live our lives today.  Can you imagine … Continue reading

Award Winning / Fantasy / Fiction / Historical Fiction / Leah / Literary Fiction / mythology / Women's Fiction

Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller tells the story of a minor god, Circe. She is the daughter of Helios, god of the sun and one of the most powerful of the Titans. However, Circe is not born powerful like her father, or attractive like her mother, and she does not care for the drama and flirtations … Continue reading