Hella’s Book Review

This month Hella reviews the book Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Only ninety miles separates the island of Cuba from Key West, Florida in the U.S., but there is a vast difference between the two countries as told in this historical fiction in which the political history of Cuba in the late 1950’s is played out. A story filled with family relationships, secrets, forbidden love, and intrigue, it is told in two different timelines, 1958 and 2017. In 2017 Marisol Ferrera, a free-lance journalist, travels from Miami to Havana to fulfill her beloved grandmother’s last wish to scatter her ashes in the country of her birth. Marisol grew up listening to endless storytelling from her grandmother Elisa about the beautiful country she grew up in and which she was forced to flee with her family during the revolution in 1958.. Read the full review

 

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2018 Summer Reading Program

Save the Date and Get Ready to Rock for the 2018 Summer Reading Program which will be held the week of June 11th – 15th from 10:00 – 11:00 am for ages 2 to 10-ish.  Letters and registration forms will be sent out to EVS students.  They are also available at the library, or can be printed from our website HERE.

Fireside Chat Book Discussion

Join us for our next book discussion group on Thurs May 24 at 6:30 pm.

We will be discussing the book Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Books are available at the library for check out.

Louisa Clark is an ordinary young woman living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair-bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now he’s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is.   Read more.