Save the Dates
Monday, Jun 1, 2015: The 'worms go AsianExplore a different culture as the Bookworms read Daughters of the Dragon by William Andrews
Monday, Jul 6, 2015: The 'Worms get new Do'san epidemic of a rabies-like disease is carried only by blonde women, all of whom must go to great lengths to conceal their blondness
Monday, Aug 3, 2015: 'Worms on a TrainIntersecting, overlapping, not-quite-what-they-seem lives. Jealousies and betrayals and wounded hearts. A haunting unease that clutches and won’t let go.
Friday, Aug 28, 2015: Ain't That The TruthRight from the start--thanks to a modern “Greek chorus” that narrates the action--we know that someone is going to end up dead. The questions are who and how.
New Meeting Day and Time!
Beginning with Daughters of the Dragon, the McClellan Bookworms will be meeting on the last Monday of the month this summer. Meetings have moved to the library and will begin at 12:00pm. Oh, bring your lunch! We're going to eat and talk in the library!
Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny and biting, passionate, she remembers everything and forgives no one. Her ex-husband and his yogi new wife have moved into her beloved beachside community, and their daughter is in the same kindergarten class as Madeline’s youngest (how is this possible?). And to top it all off, Madeline’s teenage daughter seems to be choosing Madeline’s ex-husband over her. (How. Is. This. Possible?).
Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare. While she may seem a bit flustered at times, who wouldn’t be, with those rambunctious twin boys? Now that the boys are starting school, Celeste and her husband look set to become the king and queen of the school parent body. But royalty often comes at a price, and Celeste is grappling with how much more she is willing to pay.
New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for the nanny. Jane is sad beyond her years and harbors secret doubts about her son. But why? While Madeline and Celeste soon take Jane under their wing, none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all.
Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.--from Amazon
Who are the McClellan Bookworms?
- Well, way back in the year 2010 a group of intrepid folks decided that we were tired of competing to tell about our latest book find. We gathered together and drew book titles out of a pot in order to determine what to read. Since that time we have joyously read the same book each month. We meet, eat, laugh, and discuss our book choices.
Did it stop the problem of pushy book readers sharing their books?
- No, but it did add to the fun.
Who can be a bookworm?
- Anybody can be a McClellan Bookworm. Each month we share the web information about the book and discussion questions. We even have dedicated bookworms who fax in their responses! Yes, they are read to the group.
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