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Book Club

2022- 2023 Books

Thursday September 22 The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland 

by Jim DeFede   NonFiction   261 pages   

38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport on September 11, 2001.   After four days, the passengers developed friendships with the townspeople.  Made into a Broadway musical Come from Away.


Thursday October 27 The Once and Future Witches 

by Alix Harrow   Historical Fiction  513 pages   

In 1893 the Eastwood sisters join the Suffragette movement of New Salem.  There’s no such thing as witches — but could the women’s movement turn into the witches’ movement?


Thursday November 17 — The Little Paris Bookshop 

by Nina George   Fiction  390 pages 

From his floating bookstore barge on the Seine, Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart.  But can he fix his own?


Thursday, January 26 — The Island 

by Victoria Hislop   Fiction   473 pages     

Alexis Fielding traces her heritage to the tiny, deserted island of Spinalonga — Greece’s leper colony.


Thursday February 23 — The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo 

by Taylor Jenkins Reid   Fiction   385 pages

Aging Hollywood actress Evelyn Hugo chooses magazine reporter Monique Grant to write about her life — revealing that their two lives intersect in improbable ways.


Thursday March 23 — The Unexpected Spy  

by Tracy Walder   Memoir   245 pages 

A Delta Gamma at the University of Southern California — Tracy interviewed with a CIA recruiter, became an agent, assumed an alias identity, and served in the Middle East.  (Google the Spring 2020 issue of Anchora).


Thursday April 20 — The Rose Code 

by Kate Quinn    Historical Fiction   624 pages

It’s 1940 and three women answer the call to the country estate Bletchley Park where the best minds in Britain are training to break German military codes.


Thursday May 18 — A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea 

by Melissa Fleming    Non Fiction  276 pages 

Doaa and her family leave Syria for Egypt then Europe.  But crossing the Mediterranean brings hardship.


RSVP to Linda Chain for book club Zoom link and more information.  
Phone 720.746.8456 or email


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