Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

“Sometimes she heard night-sounds she didn’t know or jumped from lightning too close, but whenever she stumbled, it was the land who caught her. Until at last, at some unclaimed moment, the heart-pain seeped away like water into sand. Still …


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Central Baptist Book Club: The Last Castle

Friday, August 16, 2019, 3:30 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 Last Castle by Denise Kiernan
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Central Baptist Book Club: The Doll House

Friday, June 21, 2019, 3:30 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 Dollhouse by Fiona Davis
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Central Baptist Book Club: How to Walk Away

Friday, May 24, 2019, 3:30 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 How to Walk Away by Katherine Center
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Calypso by David Sedaris

“I felt betrayed, the way you do when you discover that your cat has a secret secondary life and is being fed by neighbors who call him something stupid like Calypso. Worse is that he loves them as much as …


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Central Baptist Book Club: The Word Is Murder

Friday, March 15, 2019, 3:30 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 Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz
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Central Baptist Book Club: The Glass Castle

Friday, January 18, 2019, 3:30 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 Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
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Central Baptist Book Club: Firefly Lane

Friday, December 21, 2018, 3:30 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 Firefly Lane by Kristen Hannah
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How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

“I would never tell you that the life you wanted couldn’t have been exactly as great as you planned. But you have to live the life you have. You have to find inspiration in the struggle, and pull joy out …


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Central Baptist Book Club: The Help

Friday, October 26, 2018, 3:30 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 Help by Kathryn Stockett
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Central Baptist Book Club: Lilac Girls

Friday, September 28, 2018, 3:30 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 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
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Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

“We go downstairs and in the hall, he takes my coat from the cupboard and holds it open while I slip my arms into it. In the drive outside, he holds the car door for me and waits until I’m


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Central Baptist Book Club: The Bell Jar

Friday, April 13, 2018, 3:30 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 Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
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Blue Planet II

I just started watching Blue Planet II this weekend. This show is fabulous! It is filmed in high definition with amazing photography, beautiful music, and splendid narration by David Attenborough. There are unbelievable action sequences of nature that are entertaining,


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The Child by Fiona Barton

“Dangerous to think you know too much, sometimes, because who really knows someone else? You can scratch the skin, but you never get to the meat of someone else. Into their bones.”

A building is bulldozed in London, and the


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Love Warrior

“Grief is love’s souvenir. It’s our proof that we once loved. Grief is he receipt we wave in the air that says to the world: Look! Love was once mine. I love well. Here is my proof that I paid …


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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

This is one of only a few known first-hand accounts of the re-education system established by Maoist China during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in the 1960s. This movement sought to eradicate bourgeois culture by sending elite youth into rural


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