Jackson Book Group

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If you have interest in being part of  this group, or if you would like to start one at a branch library, please leave your name and phone number with a staff member.  Additional information is available at the library. Meets at the Main Facility in Jackson on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. 
Also, bring your suggestions for future titles to be read by the group!

 

Monday, February 6 @ 7:00 p.m. at Jackson
The group is reading:
 
Song Yet Sung  by James McBride

In the days before the Civil War, a runaway slave named Liz Spocott breaks free from her captors and escapes into the labyrinthine swamps of Maryland’s eastern shore, setting loose a drama of violence and hope among slave catchers, plantation owners, watermen, runaway slaves, and free blacks. Liz is near death, wracked by disturbing visions of the future, and armed with “the Code,” a fiercely guarded cryptic means of communication for slaves on the run. Liz’s flight and her dreams of tomorrow will thrust all those near her toward a mysterious, redemptive fate.

 

Monday, March 6 @ 7:00 p.m. at Jackson
The group is reading:
 
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Travel journalist Lo Blacklock has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: to travel the North Sea on the inaugural voyage of the Aurora, a luxury cruise ship. Between the plush cabins, elegant guests, and sparkling dinner parties, Lo’s trip is nothing short of amazing. But as the week progresses, Lo hears what can only be described as a nightmare: a woman in the cabin next to her being thrown overboard. The problem? None of the passengers on deck are missing, so the ship continues sailing as if nothing has happened, despite Lo’s increasingly desperate attempts to raise the alarm.

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