Meets at 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month.  This book club has been going strong for 40+ years and loves to see new faces! Find out what the next book is below. 
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Adult Book Group: The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

Event date: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020


Join our discussion of Lunde's The History of Bees! Whether you loved it, hated it, or haven't finished it, we want to see you at our Adult Book Club that has been going strong for 40+ years at America's Oldest Children's Bookstore!

Voting will be held during the January meeting. Please bring some recommendations! 

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The History of Bees: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501161384
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - June 5th, 2018

Relevant, disturbing, and threaded with historical information about beekeeping this story is told in 3 separate time periods. Lunde masterfully connects the dots of history into an extraordinary and cautionary tale for our time. Highly recommended by Maureen!

The History of Bees Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501161391
Availability: Available Now
Published: Atria Books - August 21st, 2017

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Bright colorful pictures bursting with a diverse and glorious cast of young students, parents, & teachers framed by the repeated uplifting message of "All Are Welcome Here", this should be a mandatory 1st day of school book. - Maureen