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Book discussions are held the 1st Wednesday of every month at 9:00 a.m. at the Bailey Library. Refreshments served. Newcomers are welcome.

Book Club Read 

 



        

                  The last summer of Camperdowns by Elizabeth Kelly

    Overview

    “A witty, suspenseful tale of murder, marital conflict and agonizing secrets. . . . The exuberant story is transporting and delicious, a worthy summer read.”—PeopleThe Last Summer of the Camperdowns, from the best-selling author of Apologize, Apologize!, introduces Riddle James Camperdown, the twelve-year-old daughter of the idealistic Camp and his manicured, razor-sharp wife, Greer. It’s 1972, and Riddle’s father is running for office from the family compound in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Between Camp’s desire to toughen her up and Greer’s demand for glamour, Riddle has her hands full juggling her eccentric parents. When she accidentally witnesses a crime close to home, her confusion and fear keep her silent. As the summer unfolds, the consequences of her silence multiply. Another mysterious and powerful family, the Devlins, slowly emerges as the keepers of astonishing secrets that could shatter the Camperdowns. As an old love triangle, bitter war wounds, and the struggle for status spiral out of control, Riddle can only watch, hoping for the courage to reveal the truth. The Last Summer of the Camperdowns is poised to become the summer’s uproarious and dramatic must-read.



    Please join the Booksters in reading and discussion.

Wednesday, February 4,2015 at  9 a.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bailey Library


Future reads and discussions 2015
  

March- Mockingbird by Charles Shield

April -Praire Nocturne by Ivan Doing

May-Twilight Over Burma by Inge Sargent

June-The Post Mistress by Sarah Blake

July-Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough

August-Pavillion of Women by Pearl Buck

September-Robin Paige Victorian Mysteries by Susan Wittig Albert