TDL Book Clubs September 2022

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Evening Book Club: Monday,  19 September 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Firekeeper's Daughter

The Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her ailing mother and reluctantly becomes involved in the investigation of a series of drug-related deaths in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.


TDL Book Clubs August 2022

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Evening Book Club: Monday,  15 August 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. *NEW*

Elephant Company by Vicki Constantine Croke

Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

The remarkable story of james Howard "Billy" WIlliams, whose uncanny rapport with the world's largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill.


TDL Book Clubs July 2022

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
Please note the different location at The Pavilion of the United Methodist Church on Bishop Reed Drive!

Evening Book Club: Monday,  18 July 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. *NEW*

THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

The Personal Librarian

"The remarkable story of J.P. Morgan's personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white to leave a lasting legacy that enriched our nation." -- Book Jacket


TDL Book Clubs June 2022

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday, 15 June 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Evening Book Club: Monday,  20 June 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. *NEW*

THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig

The Midnight Library: A Novel

Nora Seeds finds herself faced with the poissibility of changing her life for a new one, following a different career, undoing old breakups, or realizing her dream of becoming a glaciologist. She must search withing herslef as the travels through the Midnight Library to decide.


TDL Book Clubs May 2022

There are no book clubs in the month of May!

 


TDL Book Clubs April 2022

Evening Book Club: Monday,  18 April 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. *NEW*

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday,  20 April 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO FANNIE DAVIS by Bridgett Davis

The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

In 1958, the very same year that an unknown songwriter named Berry Gordy borrowed $800 to found Motown Records, a pretty young mother from Nashville, Tennessee, borrowed $100 from her brother to run a numbers racket out of her tattered apartment on Delaware Street, in one of Detroit's worst sections. That woman was Bridgett M. Davis' mother. ... She ran her numbers business for 34 years, doing what it took to survive in a legitimate business that just happened to be illegal.


TDL Book Clubs March 2022

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday,  16 March 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Evening Book Club: Monday,  21 March 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Book club will meet at Salsaria's Restaurant

THE WOMEN OF THE COPPER COUNTRY by Mary Doria Russell

The Women of the Copper Country: A Novel

"In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements has seen enough of the world to know that it is unfair. She's spent her whole life in the copper mining town of Calumet, Michigan, where men risk their lives for meager salaries that barey put food on the table and clothes on their backs.... When Annie decides to stand up for herself, and the entire town of Calumet, nearly everyone believes she may have taken on more than she is prepared to handle. On her fierce quest for justice,Annie will discover just how much she is willing to sacrifice for her own independence and the families of Calumet."--Book jacket


TDL Book Clubs February 2022

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday,  16 February 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Evening Book Club: Monday, 28 February 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. *NEW*

IN AN INSTANT by Suzanne Redfearn

In an Instant

"Life is over in an instant for sixteen-year-old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain. Suspended between two worlds, she watches, helplessly as those she loves struggle to survive. Impossible choices are made, decisions that leave the survivors tormented with grief and regret. Unable to let go, Finn keeps vigil as they struggle to relcaim their shattered lives. ..."--Book jacket


TDL Book Clubs January 2022

Afternoon Book Club: Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Evening Book Club: Monday, 24 January 2022, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. *NEW*

CITY OF THIEVES by David Benioff

City of Thieves: A Novel

"Stumped by a magazine assignment to write about his own uneventful life, a man visits his retired grandparents in Florida to document their experience during the infamous siege of Leningrad. ..."--Book jacket