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.
Books are available in print, and when possible as an e-book and a digital audiobook.
Make it a night out and dine at one of Montrose Shopping Parks favorite restaurants.
Adult Book Group - "The Secret Hum of a Daisy" by Holczer December 9th at 7:30 pm
As is our book group tradition, I have choosen for December's meeting, THE SECRET HUM OF A DAISY, which is a delightful, warm and enduring young person's novel, written by the talented & local (La Crescenta) middle grade fiction author TRACY HOLCZER. Please join us over festive treats, warm hearts and engaging minds as we discuss this buzzed-about debut!
"A lovely and captivating debut...Holczer writes with depth, heart, and a poetic lilt...nuanced characters engage from beginning to end."--"Publishers Weekly, " starred review--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"In this debut novel, Holczer presents a tender, transformative exploration of family, loss and reconciliation."--"Kirkus Reviews"
"Holczer expertly crafts the characters and dialogue to create a story readers will identify with, and thoroughly enjoy... More than simply a book about grief and the death of a parent, Grace's story is about the search for identity. An essential purchase for middle-grade collections."--"School Library Journal", starred review--School Library Journal, starred review
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With a truly authentic voice, debut YA novelist Dana L. Davis brings to glorious life teenage Tiffany Sly in all her angst, uncertainty and intelligence as she navigates her new situations - family, city, friends. Moving to the Los Angeles area from Chicago to live with her new-found dad and his family, Tiffany's emotions are never far from the surface and sometimes explode out at inopportune times -- but that is what is so refreshing about her and how Davis expertly shows us the many facets of a real teen as she struggles to come to grips with grief and separation. Highly recommended! - Maureen