23 October 2011

November Book Club Meetings

Hello Readers!

Listed below are the selections for November!

There are no meetings in December. We hope to have a selection ready for next year by the end of December.

We hope you enjoy the winter holidays and we'll see you back in January.

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La Isla de La Pasion: Una Novela

La Isla de La Pasion: Una Novela
By Restrepo, Laura
2005-09 - Rayo
0060816201 Check Our Catalog SPA

En 1908, el capitán mexicano Ramón Arnaud y su adoloscente esposa parten hacia un pequeño atolón en el Pacífico, conocido por los exploradores españoles como la Isla de la Pasión. Acompañado de once soldados y sus familias, el capitán tiene órdenes de defender la isla ante la improbable invasión francesa. Con su peligroso arrecife de coral y una laguna estancada, la isla es amenazadora e inhóspita y sus nuevos habitantes deben luchar para sobrevivir. Logran crear una comunidad viable, pero entre la agitación política en su país y los comienzos de la primera Guerra Mundial, se ven olvidados en medio del Pacífico.

In 1908, Mexican capitán Ramón Arnaud and his adolescent wife depart for the small atoll in the Pacific Ocean, known by the Spanish explorers as the Island of Pasion. Acompanied by eleven soldiers and their families, the captian has orders to defend the island from an improbable French invasion. With its dangerous reef of coral and a enclosed lagoon, the island is threatening and inhospitable and their new inhabitants must fight to survive. They manage to create a viable community; but between the political upheaval in his own country and the beginnings of World War I, they are themselves forgotten in the middle of Pacific.

Unase a nosotros Jueves, 3 de Noviembre a las 10:00 am por un animado debate sobre el libro en la biblioteca de Buenaventura Lakes.


How to Be an American Housewife

How to Be an American Housewife
By Dilloway, Margaret
2010-08 - Putnam Adult
9780399156373 Check Our Catalog

BookPage Notable Title

A lively and surprising novel about a Japanese woman with a closely guarded secret, the American daughter who strives to live up to her mother's standards, and the rejuvenating power of forgiveness.

Join us Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10:00 am for a lively discussion at the Buenaventura Lakes Library.


Minding Ben

Minding Ben
By Brown, Victoria
2011-04 - Hyperion Books
9781401341510 Check Our Catalog

Grace leaves Trinidad for a new life as a nanny in New York City, where she discovers a unique West Indian subculture and is forced to conduct humiliating tasks for meager wages as she cares for Ben, the son of the unconscionable Bruckners.

Join us Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 10:00 am for a lively discussion at the Veterans Memorial St Cloud Library.


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