September 27, 2017

HLA members are reminded of the Huntsville Library Foundation's annual Vive le Livre gala in support of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library. This year's speaker will be Amor Towles, author of the best-selling A Gentleman in Moscow. Click here for more information on the popular event.
October 8, 2017 -- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us as we begin a new season with our annual Wine & Cheese Party, held this year in Ridley Hall at the historic Church of the Nativity.

Click here to see what our members are reading this month.


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

September Books -- Evie
MemberTitleAuthorCategoryRating
Barbara TranThe WidowFiona BartonFiction3
Abby DunhamDark SparklerAmder TamblynPoetry4
Kate LeonardSeventh PlaqueJames RollinsFiction3
Evie SpearmanThe Christ-Haunted LandscapeSusan KetchinAnthology5
Joseph MastromonicoA World Lit by FireWillian ManchesterNon-Fiction4
Anna LeeThe Hour of the StarClarice LispectorFiction1


August Books -- Kate & Joseph
MemberTitleAuthorCategoryRating
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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