Fireside Chat Book Discussion

Join us Thursday August 27 at 4 pm for our next discussion featuring Once When We Were Grownups by Ann Tyler
Books are now available at the library for check out.

Tyler’s 15th novel, like most of her work, is set in Baltimore, Maryland. It opens with the sentence, “Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person.” The woman in question is Rebecca Davitch, a 53-year-old widow, mother, grandmother, and proprietor of a party and catering business run from her home called Open Arms   …. Read more.

If you have a book that is on the list of your favorite reads, then share it with the group and maybe you’ll convince others to read it too!

Hella’s Book Review

This month Hella reviews the book The Engineer’s Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood

One of my favorite genres is Historical Fiction which is why I wanted to read one of the Tilden Public Library’s new arrivals The Engineer’s Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood.   For the Author’s first novel she did a wonderful job telling a story of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. After checking all the facts “online” I appreciated that the author did not alter much of the historical events.

During the Civil War in 1864 Emily Warren meets Washington “Wash” Roebling, the aide to her brother Major General Kemble Warren, who was known to the family as GK. Emily was twenty years old at the time and Wash was twenty-seven. Emily and Wash marry in 1865.. . . .Read the full review

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