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June Meeting

on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 10:08am

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

June 20

In Rachel Joyce's debut novel, Harold Fry begins his day with a leisurely stroll to post a letter to his dear, ill, former co-worker Queenie. Harold surprises himself, as well as family, friends, and strangers too, as his small errand evolves into a 600 mile odyssey across England.

May Meeting

on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 10:27am

My Abandonment

May 16

Living unnoticed with her father in the woods near Portland, Oregon, 13-year-old Caroline is smart and resourceful. One small mistake, however, leads to their discovery. When the police and social services become involved, the pair begins a bumpy and disturbing journey back to civilization. Peter Rock's novel is inspired by a true story.

April Meeting

on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 11:53am

Orphan Train

April 18

Young Vivian is one of many to board the orphan trains heading west to an uncertain future. Now 91, Vivian meets 17-year-old Molly and though decades apart in age, they find a common bond in their turbulent childhoods. From turn of the century Ireland and New York City to the Midwest and onto contemporary Maine, author Christina Baker Kline's moving novel highlights a period of history largely forgotten.

Spring News

on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 3:45pm

Long or short, unexpected or planned, spiritual or physical, journeys of all kind are often remembered as Two Steps Forward, One Step Back. Join Chapters in March, April, May and June for a series of titles that are sure to put a spring in your step!

March Meeting

on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 3:41pm

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

March 21

In 1995, determined and alone, 26-year-old Cheryl Strayed impulsively set off to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. Unprepared, even by novice standars, the author overcame physical and emotional challenges leading not only to triumph, but transformation. Since its 2012 publication, Strayed's journey of self-discovery has been a constant on The New York Times Best Seller list.

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