Co-authored by Michelle Chan, Bookshare Collection Development Associate.
Welcome again to the Bookshare Book Club! Each month, Bookshare staff will choose books for members to read before hosting discussions near the end of the month. The conversations will take place through Zoom webinars. While we have created this club with Bookshare members in mind, everyone is welcome to join, including non-Bookshare members.
In addition to our adult book club, we have launched the Bookshare Teen Book Club. The teen book club is geared towards ages 12-18, but everyone is welcome to join.
Bookshare Book Club Pick for Teens
May’s book for teens will be The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. Avery Grambs life is transformed when Tobias Hawthorne leaves his billions to her, but she doesn’t even know who he is. In order to receive the inheritance, however, she must live in his mansion, filled in every corner with puzzles and riddles. Hawthorne House isn’t empty though, and Avery must fight for her right to both the inheritance and her life against the four Hawthorne grandsons. Who will solve the puzzle first?
The Zoom webinar discussion for The Inheritance Games will take place on Tuesday, May 25th at 4:00 pm PT. Register here.
Bookshare Book Club Pick for Adults
May’s book for adults will be The Souvenir Museum by Elizabeth McCracken. In this collection of short stories, McCracken explores the bonds of family and the roles of parenthood. The characters in each story will be forever changed by their experiences, and McCracken’s wit will keep you laughing along the way.
The Zoom webinar discussion for The Souvenir Museum will take place on Thursday, May 27th at 5:00 pm PT. Register here.
In this time of social distancing, it’s more important than ever to stay connected, so be sure to join the conversation!
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