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Oct 19, 2017 -- On Channel 19's noon show.

Book Chats

Gathering informally at members' homes, book-loving HLA members casually discuss titles and authors they are reading. Recommended books are then listed in the HLA newsletter. Meetings are held monthly.


August Book Chatters at Kate and Joseph's new home

October Books -- Debbie & Larry
MemberTitleAuthorGenreQuills
Barbara T.The Badass Librarians of Timbuktu Joshua HammerNon-Fiction5
Anna L.Espresso TalesAlexander McCall SmithFiction4
Margie P.Great ExpectationsCharles DickensFiction5
Dinah G.Glass HousesLouise PennyMystery5
Kate L.The Tiger in the HouseJacqueline SheehanFiction4
Abby D.Lincoln in the BardoGeorge SandersFiction5
Monita S.Never Let me GoKazao IshiguroFiction5
Joseph M.China LakeAnthony HydeHistorical Fiction4
Debbie W.The Judgement of ParisRoss KingHistorical Fiction5
Mona P.The North WaterIan McGuireFiction5
Larry W.Fantasyland - How America Went Haywire in a 500 year HistoryKurt AndersenRevisionist History4


September Books -- Evie
MemberTitleAuthorGenreQuills
Barbara T.The WidowFiona BartonFiction3
Abby D.Dark SparklerAmder TamblynPoetry4
Kate L.Seventh PlaqueJames RollinsFiction3
Evie S.The Christ-Haunted LandscapeSusan KetchinAnthology5
Joseph M.A World Lit by FireWillian ManchesterNon-Fiction4
Anna L.The Hour of the StarClarice LispectorFiction1


August Books -- Kate & Joseph
MemberTitleAuthorGenreQuills
Elaine Gut Bucket Blues Anita August Fiction 5
Bonnie The Rules of Civility Amor Towles Fiction 3.5
Barb The Girls Emma Cline Fiction 5
Bob Thank You for Being Late Thomas Friedman Non-Fiction 3
Linda I Will Always Write Back Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda Non-Fiction 5
Essie Find Her Lisa Gardner Fiction 3
Joseph The Defense D. W. Buffa Fiction 3.5
Monita The Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes Fiction 4
Kate The Rent Collector Cameron Wright Fiction 5
Dottie The Genius of Birds Jennifer Ackerman Nature 5
Kay Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein Philosophy 3
Abby Priestdaddy Patricia Lockwood Memoir 5

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