Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells

“[…] And the humans on the station wouldn’t have to think about what I was, a construct made of cloned human tissue, augments, anxiety, depression, and unfocused rage, a killing machine for whichever humans rented me, until I made a …


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Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

“Hers was tougher than tough love. It was brutal, industrial-strength. A sinewy love that never gave way to an inch of weakness. It was a love that saw what was best for you ten steps ahead, and didn’t care if …


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The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

“This is the thing about good and evil. They aren’t so far apart-and they often start from the same valiant place of wanting something to be different.”

Hannah has been married to Owen for about a year when he suddenly …


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Central Baptist Book Club: The Vanishing Half

Friday, August 27, 2021, 3:30 PM.

Every month, residents of Central Baptist Village meet in the CBV library to discuss a book chosen by our Outreach Librarian. This month we're reading The Vanishing Half by Britt Bennett.

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The Cellist by Daniel Silva

Master of international intrigue Daniel Silva follows up his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestsellers The Order, The New Girl, and The Other Woman with this riveting, action-packed tale of espionage and suspense featuring art restorer and spy …


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The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

“There’s a trick to spinning lies. You have to embed the truth in there, just a glimmer of it. That’s the part that will catch people, and it’s what makes the rest of your lies sound like truth, too.”

Although …


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The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon

“The love that I wanted so desperately: this isn’t what I thought it would feel like. It’s made me dizzy and it’s grounded me. It’s made me laugh when nothing is funny. It shimmers and it sparks, but it can …


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The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

“A warrior believes in an end she can’t see and fights for it. A warrior never gives up. A warrior fights for those weaker than herself. It sounds like motherhood to me.”

This novel focuses on Elsa Martinelli and her …


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The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

“There’s something almost miraculous about seeing a child’s eyes light up when you hand him a book that intrigues him. I’ve always thought that it’s those children—the ones who realize that books are magic—who will have the brightest lives.”

Kristin …


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Legacy by Nora Roberts

The #1 New York Times bestselling author’s new novel, a tale of family tragedy, healing love, and unnerving suspense.

Adrian Rizzo was seven when she met her father for the first time. That was the day he nearly killed her—before …


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Eternal by Lisa Scottoline

“War was eternal, but so was peace. Death was eternal, but so was life. Darkness was eternal, but so was light. Hate was eternal, but above all, so was love.”

Eternal is Lisa Scottoline’s first historical novel. The story takes …


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Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

“Science has taught me that everything is more complicated than we first assume, and that being able to derive happiness from discovery is a recipe for a beautiful life.”

Hope Jahren is an award-winning Paleo biologist and research professor who …


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The Push by Ashley Audrain

“I looked up and felt nothing for you—not love, not hate, not anything in between. Is this what the end was supposed to feel like? There are people who work through it, who fight for one another, who do it …


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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

“Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made …


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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

“Lord our God, hear my prayer, the prayer of my heart. Bless the largeness inside me, no matter how I fear it. Bless my reed pens and my inks. Bless the words I write. May they be beautiful in your


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The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

“The books I read were the dark kind—about scary things like disappearances and murders, especially the true ones. While other kids read J. K. Rowling, I read Stephen King. While other kids did history reports about the Civil War, I


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The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai

“What my uncle said made me think. I had resented America, too. But by reading their books, I saw the other side of them–their humanity. Somehow I was sure that if people were willing to read each other, and see


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Central Baptist Book Club: The Daisy Children

Friday, February 28, 2020, 2:30 PM.

Every month, residents of Central Baptist Village meet in the Craft Room to discuss a Book chosen by our Outreach Librarian. This month we're reading The Daisy Children by Sofia Grant...

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