PageTurner’s Book Club: Captains and The Kings by Taylor Caldwell

The Monday afternoon and Thursday afternoon groups of Page Turners will meet January 22 and January 25 to discuss the novel Captains and The Kings by Taylor Caldwell. “The saga of young Joseph Armagh, recently of Ireland, who promised his dying mother to care for his younger siblings . . . Joseph’s determination carries him through years of … [Read more...]

Page Turners’ Book Club: Book Exchange

The Monday and Thursday afternoon Page Turners groups will have their semi-annual joint meeting at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13. We do not have a book selection in December, as this is our time to socialize, enjoy fun activities and refreshments. Members are asked to bring a gently used book that they have enjoyed to share in a “blind” book … [Read more...]

Page Turners Book Club: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

For the month of November, the Monday and Thursday afternoon groups will be reading and discussing The Wright Brothers by David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story behind-the-story about the courageous brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright. In this “enjoyable, fast-paced tale,” master historian David McCullough “shows … [Read more...]

Archive of PageTurners Updates

January 2018 December 2017 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December … [Read more...]

PageTurners Book Club: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

For the month of October, the Monday and Thursday afternoon Page Turner groups will be reading and discussing The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen—winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as six other awards. The narrator, a communist double agent, is a “man of two minds,” a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who arranges to … [Read more...]

PageTurner’s Book Club – 2017-2017 Book Choices

The Monday and Thursday PageTurners will begin their 2017-2018 reading season this month with a discussion of Amor Towles’ novel, A Gentleman in Moscow. The book has been praised for displaying a grace, wit and charm that contrasts dramatically against its bleak setting in 1920s Russia after the Bolshevik Revolution. It should provide for … [Read more...]

PageTurners’ Book Club: Twenty-Sixth Anniversary

PageTurners Celebrates Twenty-Sixth Anniversary Hope Luedeke, a founding member of PageTurners, recently shared a bit of the group’s history, recalling the early days this way: “My neighbor on Vista D’Onde, Barbara Crist, came to me one day during the summer of 1991 and asked what I thought about forming a book club. She and Marian Pearl had been … [Read more...]

PageTurners Book Club: 2017-2018 Reading List

The Afternoon PageTurners’ groups will not meet in July or August. Our list of books for the 2017-2018 reading year beginning in September is as follows: A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles A Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes News of the World – Paulette Jiles The American – Henry James The Wright Brothers – David McCullough The Sympathizer … [Read more...]

PageTurners Book Club: A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman

Both groups of Afternoon PageTurners will meet on Thursday, June 22 to celebrate the end of our reading year. We will discuss A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman. Refreshments will be served along with our annual book exchange. Waiting lists have been started for both the Monday and Thursday groups, which will resume in September. For … [Read more...]

Current Reading List

CURRENT SELECTIONS The Afternoon PageTurners' groups will not meet in July or August.  Our list of books for the 2017-2018 reading year is as follows: A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles    A Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes   News of the World – Paulette Jiles   The American – Henry James   The … [Read more...]