Between the Covers Book Club

Tuesday July 26th 2022 05:00 pm - Tuesday July 26th 2022 06:00 pm
Hartley Public Library, 91 1st St. SE, Hartley, Iowa

Between the Covers Book Club discusses the book "Truly Madly Guilty"  By Liane Moriarty

Feel free to Join us - Stop in to checkout the book and visit with the Librarian about the program!  We welcome all - we'd love for you to join us.

Truly Madly Guilty, a novel by Liane Moriarty, flashes back and forth in time between the afternoon of a traumatic barbecue and its aftermath. The story, which unfolds in Sydney, Australia, and its suburbs, describes the lives of the attendees two months after the barbecue where a little girl nearly drowned. Under a backdrop of incessant rain, over a period of months, three families cope with fallout from their fateful gathering with varying degrees of success.

Erika and Oliver, who are husband and wife, want a child very badly. More accurately, Oliver wants a child very badly and Erika wants Oliver to be happy. After they endure two years of unsuccessful in vitro fertilization treatments, their doctor suggests that they look for an egg donor. The obvious choice is Erika’s best friend, Clementine Hart. Erika and Oliver invite Clementine and her husband, Sam, and their two little girls, Holly and…

 

The List of the Upcoming Books for the Book Club are as follows:

July  -  "Truly Madly Guilty"  By Liane Moriarty

August -  "Book of Lost Names"  By Kristin HarmelThe Book is Set in the days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.

September -  "Maid"  By Stephanie Land

October   - "Frankenstein" By Mary Shelley

November -  "Beartown"  By Frederick Backman

December -  Christmas Party