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As The Page Turns Book Club

Mandarin Branch Library

2022-07-14 13:00:00 2022-07-14 14:00:00 America/New_York As The Page Turns Book Club This book club is for readers who are looking for something new to read. As The Page Turns challenges you to explore mysteries, historical fiction, romance, science fiction and so much more! All you need to do is turn the page! Registration is required. Mandarin Branch

Thursday, July 14
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-07-14 13:00:00 2022-07-14 14:00:00 America/New_York As The Page Turns Book Club This book club is for readers who are looking for something new to read. As The Page Turns challenges you to explore mysteries, historical fiction, romance, science fiction and so much more! All you need to do is turn the page! Registration is required. Mandarin Branch

Mandarin Branch

Community Room

This book club is for readers who are looking for something new to read. As The Page Turns challenges you to explore mysteries, historical fiction, romance, science fiction and so much more! All you need to do is turn the page! Registration is required.

Thursday, June 9, 2022: Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie

 Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie

Publication Date: 2020

Abstract: 
Kyoto, Japan, 1948. Noriko "Nori" Kamiza will not question why her mother abandoned her, or her confinement to the attic of her grandparents' imperial estate. And she will not resist the scalding chemical baths she receives daily to lighten her shameful skin. The illegitimate child of a Japanese aristocrat and her African American GI lover, Nori is an outsider from birth. Her grandparents take her in only to conceal her, fearful of a stain on the royal pedigree that they are desperate to uphold in a changing Japan. When chance brings her legitimate older half-brother, Akira, to the estate that is his inheritance and destiny, the siblings form an unlikely but powerful bond-- one their formidable grandparents cannot allow and that will irrevocably change the lives they were always meant to lead. A sweeping, heartrending coming-of-age novel about a young woman's quest for acceptance--and the unexpected ally that will change everything-in post-World War II Japan. -- adapted from jacket

Physical Description: viii, 452 pages ; 24 cm
General Note: Good Morning America book club -- jacket.
Genre: Bildungsromans. - Novels.

Thursday, July 14, 2022: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Publication Date: 2021

Abstract: 
"From her place in the store that sells artificial friends, Klara--an artificial friend with outstanding observational qualities--watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside. She remains hopeful a customer will soon choose her, but when the possibility emerges that her circumstances may change forever, Klara she is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans. In this luminous tale, Klara and the Sun, Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro looks at our rapidly changing modern world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator to explore a fundamental question: what does it mean to love?"-- Provided by publisher.

Physical Description: 303 pages ; 25 cm
Genre: Science fiction - Romance fiction.

Registration is required for this event, and must be completed two hours prior to the start time. A library card and PIN are required for registration. If you do not have a card, click HERE to obtain one.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1–2 business days to process. Last-minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. Please ask for Learning Services at 255-2665 or email JPLPrograms@coj.net.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Authors, Books, and Writing |

TAGS: | adult programs |

Mandarin Branch

Phone: (904) 255-2665

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