Feed and Read meets in Bethel’s library at noon on the third Monday of each month for lunch (bring a dish to pass or bag lunch) and a book discussion.
Feed & Read Book List:
September 18, 2017 The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
In this poignant parallel story to The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Frye, acclaimed author Rachel Joyce brings Queenie Hennessy’s voice into sharp focus. Setting pen to paper, Queenie makes a journey of her own, a journey that is even bigger than Harold’s; one word after another, she promises to confess long-buried truths—about her modest childhood, her studies at Oxford, the heartbreak that brought her to Kingsbridge and to loving Harold, her friendship with his son, the solace she has found in a garden by the sea. And, finally, the devastating secret she has kept from Harold for all these years.
October 16, 2017 This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
A quirky family in Madison, WI tries to navigate the unfamiliar territory with compassion and humor when their youngest son wants to wear dresses and dreams of being a princess,
November 20, 2017 Before We Were Yours: A Novel by Lisa Wingate
This book is based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country. Lisa Wingate;s riveting, wrenching and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.
December 18, 2017 The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama’s home in India to celebrate His Holiness’ eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: How do we find joy in the face of life’s inevitable suffering?
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