Book Talks!
October Member Recommendations
Try one of these titles recommended by attendees at our October meeting.
To request an item, click on the book cover. Have your library card handy.
Need help? Just call the library at 201-568-8680.

As recommended by one of our members, www.lithub.com is a great online source for literary information.

Fiction
The Greek gods and goddesses and their family life as told from the perspective of Circe, the goddess of magic.
Food with a little magic thrown in. 4th in the series - The first is Chocolat. You might also like the movie with the same name starring Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche.
Historical fiction - learn about the blue people of Kentucky (they really existed) and librarians who delivered books to people in remote areas of the Appalachian mountains (this really happened).
A wild ride through Florida. Stars anti-hero and vigilante Serge A. Storms who imposes his personal version of justice on the world.
Would you relive your life if you could remove all the bad parts? Includes some time travel sci-fi bits and moves at a quick pace.
Receiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding on the eve of his 50th birthday, Arthur, embarks on an international journey.
Hard to categorize. Includes suspense, ghost story & family drama. Some nicely written, descriptive passages.
Joe Pickett, a Wyoming game warden, thinks on his feet to solve crimes. Try this one or start at the beginning of the series with Open Season.
Mystery/suspense - usually set in Maryland. This one is one of her best standalones. Also try her Tess Monaghan series. The first one is Baltimore Blues.
79 year old Harriet takes a cruise planned by her recently deceased husband…. Secrets are revealed.
Life inside a women’s correctional facility in California. Told with humor, this novel makes you feel like you are in prison with the characters.
Dark thriller…. Secrets between husbands and wives.
Nonfiction
Memoir - Nell Painter, former history professor, enters art school at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design at age 64.
Sara Berman’s Closet by by Maira and Alex Kalman depicts Sara’s all-white apparel and accessories which reveal her journey from Belarus to Palestine to New York.
True account of the 1971 Attica prison revolt which was one of the catalysts for the prisoner’s rights movement.
AUDIOBOOK RECOMMENDATION

Extremely entertaining in its narration by Frank McCourt himself.


MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2020
We meet roughly once per quarter on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Friends Meeting Room.
  • January 16, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • June 16, 2020
  • October 15, 2020