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The tower  the zoo  and the tortoise
January 15, 2020
3 - 4 pm
The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise
By Julia Stuart

"Balthazar Jones lives in the Tower of London with his wife, Hebe, his one-hundred-eighty-one-year-old pet tortoise, and a few eccentric neighbors. Batlhazar is a Beefeater. The white-hot flame of his and Hebe's love has dwindled in the few years since their son died. Their marriage is teetering on the brink of extinction, when Balthazar is unexpectedly tasked with setting up an elaborate menagerie within the Tower to house the many exotic animals given to the Queen. Life the Tower is about to get all the more interesting."


Where'd you go  Bernadette : a novel
February 19, 2020
3 - 4 pm
Where'd You Go, Bernadette?
By Maria Semple

When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the end of the earth to find her.