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Books Around the Corner: No Shelf Control Book Club (REMOTE)
July 8, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm$27.95
Join us for No Shelf Control Book Club. This book club features books from a wide range of genres including contemporary fiction, young adult, mysteries, thrillers, science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, and more. We will meet second Thursdays. Our July meeting of the No Shelf Control Book Club will be on July 8th at 6:30pm.
We will discuss The Library of the Dead by T. L. Huchu.
About the Book:
Sixth Sense meets Stranger Things in this sharp contemporary fantasy following a precocious and cynical teen as she explores the shadowy magical underside of modern Edinburgh.
WHEN GHOSTS TALK
SHE WILL LISTEN
Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghostalker – and they sure do love to talk. Now she speaks to Edinburgh’s dead, carrying messages to those they left behind. A girl’s gotta earn a living, and it seems harmless enough. Until, that is, the dead whisper that someone’s bewitching children – leaving them husks, empty of joy and strength. It’s on Ropa’s patch, so she feels honor-bound to investigate. But what she learns will rock her world.
Ropa will dice with death as she calls on Zimbabwean magic and Scottish pragmatism to hunt down clues. And although underground Edinburgh hides a wealth of dark secrets, she also discovers an occult library, a magical mentor and some unexpected allies.
Yet as shadows lengthen, will the hunter become the hunted?
1) Purchase the book club book to support our shop. If you already own the book you may purchase a gift certificate or sponsor a stack for $15 or $25 dollars depending on if the book club book is paperback or hardcover.
2) We will email you the Zoom link and password the day before the book club.
PAST BOOK CLUB PICKS
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Mother May I by Joshilyn Jackson
The Lost Village by Camilla Sten