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Faithful Readers… So Many Books!

2018 introduces us to more books on a variety of topics. The group gathers for discussion at Barnes & Noble Booksellers Cafe on Promenade in Eagan the third Sunday of the month at 6:30 pm. All are welcome.   Let’s read… faithfully!

  • Jan 21 Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, & Deborah Hall  (Books in Bag)  This is a true story about a modern-day slave, an international art dealer, and the unlikely woman who bound them together.
  • Feb 18 Black Man in a White Coat: a doctor’s reflection on race and medicine by Damon Tweedy  One doctor’s passionate memoir of his experience struggling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of Black Americans.
  • Mar 18 Fates & Traitors: a novel of John Wilkes Booth  by Jennifer Chiaverini  This is a riveting work of historical fiction following John Wilkes Booth and the four women who kept his confidences.
  • April 15 The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah  (Books in Bag)  In WWII France, two sisters face frightening situations and respond in ways they never thought possible as bravery and resistance take different forms in each of their actions.
  • May 20 The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See  This novel explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple. It traces the different cultural factors that compel them, a rare native tea that has shaped their family’s destiny for generations.
  • June 17 The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve  This is a novel based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine’s history. It follows a young mother on her own during and after the devastation.

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