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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

We will discuss The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich. About the Book: Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman. Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the jewel bearing plant, the first factory located near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a Chippewa Council member who is trying to understand the consequences of a new “emancipation” bill on its way to the…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

TO ATTEND: 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) Email us after your purchase that you plan on attending and we’ll provide the password. SIGN COPIES ON OUR WEBSITE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Join us for the January meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on January 27th at 6:30pm. We will discuss Memorial by Bryan Washington. About the Book: A funny and profound story about family in all its strange forms, joyful and hard-won vulnerability, becoming who you’re supposed to be, and the limits of love. Benson and Mike…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

Join us for the November meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on November 25th at 6pm. Last meeting of 2020! We will discuss The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons. About the Book: Infused with the emotional power of Me Before You and the irresistible charm of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and Be Frank with Me, a moving and joyous novel about an elderly woman ready to embrace death and the little girl who reminds her what it means to live. It’s never too late to start living. Eudora Honeysett is done with this noisy, moronic world–all of it. She has witnessed the indignities and suffering of old age and has lived a full life. At eighty-five, she isn’t going to…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

Join us for the October meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on October 28th at 6pm. We will discuss Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. About the Book: A poignant comedy about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have more in common than they ever imagined. Viewing an apartment normally doesn’t turn into a life-or-death situation, but this particular open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes everyone in the apartment hostage. As the pressure mounts, the eight strangers slowly begin opening up to one another and reveal long-hidden truths. First is Zara, a wealthy bank director who has been too busy…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

Join us for the September meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on September 30th. We will discuss The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley. About the Book: The story of a solitary green notebook that brings together six strangers and leads to unexpected friendship, and even love Julian Jessop, an eccentric, lonely artist and septuagenarian believes that most people aren’t really honest with each other. But what if they were? And so he writes–in a plain, green journal–the truth about his own life and leaves it in his local café. It’s run by the incredibly tidy and efficient Monica, who furtively adds her own entry and leaves the book in the wine bar across the street. Before long, the others who find the green notebook…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

Join us for the August meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on August 26th. REMOTE INSTRUCTIONS Join online! https://zoom.us/j/306490858 Meeting ID: 306 490 858 OR Join by phone (301) 715-8592 We will discuss A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler. About the Book: In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son, Xavier, who’s headed to college in the fall. All is well until the Whitmans―a family with new money and a secretly troubled teenage daughter―raze the house and trees next door to build themselves a showplace. With little in common except a property line, these two families quickly find themselves at odds: first, over an historic oak tree…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

The Fiction Addiction Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 6pm. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. You don’t have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion. Join us on July 29th at 6pm for our May meeting. We will discuss Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore. About the Book: A remarkably inventive novel that explores what it means to live a life fully in the moment, even if those moments are out of order. It’s New Year’s Eve 1982, and Oona Lockhart has her whole life before her. At the stroke of midnight she will…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

The Fiction Addiction Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 6pm. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. You don’t have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion. Join us for the June meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on June 24th. We will discuss Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano. About the Book: What does it mean not just to survive, but to truly live? One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them are a Wall Street wunderkind,…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

The Fiction Addiction Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 6pm. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. You don’t have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion. Join us on May 27th at 6pm for our May meeting. We will discuss The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. About the Book: Meet Nina Hill: A young woman supremely confident in her own…shell. The only child of a single mother, Nina has her life just as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, a kick-butt trivia team, a world-class planner and a cat named Phil.…

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Fiction Addiction Book Club (Remote)

The Fiction Addiction Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 6pm. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. You don’t have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion. Join us for the April (rescheduled from March) meeting of the Fiction Addiction Book Club on April 29th. We will discuss American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. About the Book: Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist … Even though she knows they’ll never sell, Lydia…

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