This is a book club for adults who love young adult literature! Meetings are usually held in the Large Meeting Room of the library at 6:30 p.m.

Ship Breaker Book CoverDecember 21st (Meeting at Twin Rivers Winery)

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.

Once and For All CoverJanuary 25th

Once and For All by Sarah Dessen

Louna's years working at her mother's wedding planning business--as well as the tragic end of her first love--have shaped her cynical views on romance, but the arrival of serial-dater Ambrose may start to change Louna's mind and give her a second chance at love..

Tash Hearts Tolstoy Book CoverFebruary 22nd

Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee

Natasha "Tash" Zelenka creates a web series, "Unhappy Families," a modern adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. Tash gets forty-thousand new subscribers, and the series is nominated for a Golden Tuba award. She begins a cyber-flirtation with fellow award nominee Thom Causer, but needs to figure out how to tell him that she's a romantic asexual. What would Tolstoy do?

SThe Library of Fates Book Cover March 29th

The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana

No one is entirely certain what brings the Emperor Sikander to Shalingar. Until now, the idyllic kingdom has been immune to his many violent conquests. To keep the visit friendly, Princess Amrita has offered herself as his bride, sacrificing everything--family, her childhood love, and her freedom--to save her people. But her offer isn't enough ... Stripped of all that she loves, caught between her rosy past and an unknown future, will Amrita be able to restore what was lost, or does another life--and another love--await?

Daughter of the Burning City Book Cover April 26th

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody

Coming of age within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival's traveling carnival of fantasy, Sorina uses her rare illusion-creating talents to create family members that she believes do not really exist, until one of them is murdered.

When I Am Through With You Book Cover May 30th (Wednesday)

When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn

A simple mountain hike in northern California turns deadly for a group of high school students, one of whom has killed before

The Art of Feeling Book Cover June 27th (Wednesday)

The Art of Feeling by Laura Tims

Since the car accident, Samantha Herring has been in constant pain, not only from a lingering leg injury, but also from her mother's death, which has devastated her family. After pushing away her friends, Sam has receded into a fog of depression. But then Sam meets Eliot, a reckless loner with a carefree attitude and an amazing secret: he can't feel any pain. At first, Sam is jealous -- what she would give not to feel the pain she's felt for the past year. But then she learns more about Eliot's medical condition... and his self-destructive tendencies. In fact, Eliot doesn't seem to care about anything -- except maybe Sam. And as they grow closer, they begin to confront Sam's painful memories of the accident -- memories that may hold a starling truth about what really happened that day.

The Lake Effect Book Cover July 25th (Wednesday)

The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan

It's the summer after senior year, and Briggs Henry is leaving behind his ex-girlfriend and his parents' money troubles for Lake Michigan, sandy beaches, working a summer job as a personal assistant, and living in a gorgeous Victorian on the shore. Then he gets there. And his eighty-four-year-old boss tells him to put on a suit for her funeral. "Lake effect" takes on a whole new meaning in a summer of social gaffes, beach volleyball games, and a drawer full of funeral programs. Add to this Briggs's charms don't work on Abigail, the girl next door. Is he willing to take a risk, and become who he truly is?

Wicked Like a Wildfire Book Cover August 29th (Wednesday)

Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic

Twins Iris and Malina have been born with a gleam-- a unique way of using magic to manipulate beauty. Iris sees flowers as fractals and turns her kaleidoscope visions into glasswork, while Malina interprets moods as music. They must keep their gifts a secret, and are not allowed to share their magic with anyone. Above all, they are forbidden from falling in love. When their mother is mysteriously attacked, the sisters discover a wicked curse that haunts their family line. And the very magic that bonds them together may be destined to tear them apart forever.

The Rattled Bones Book Cover September 27th

The Rattled Bones by S. M. Parker

After her father's death, Rilla Brae puts off thoughts of college to take over his lobstering business, while helping an archaeology student excavate nearby Malaga, an uninhabited island with a ghost that beckons her.

Dress Codes for Small Towns Book Cover October 25th

Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens

As the tomboy daughter of the town's preacher, Billie McCaffrey would rather wear sweats, build furniture, and get into trouble with her solid group of friends: Woods, Mash, Davey, Fifty, and Janie Lee. When Janie Lee confesses to Billie that she's in love with Woods, Billie realizes that she is also in love with Woods ... and maybe with Janie Lee, too. She keeps her conflicting feelings to herself as she comes to terms with the gray areas of love, gender, and friendship.

Beauty Queens Book Cover November 29th

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

When a plane crash strands thirteen teen beauty contestants on a mysterious island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants, and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition.

Little & Lion Book Cover December 20th (3rd Thursday)

Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert

When Suzette comes home to Los Angeles from her boarding school in New England, she isn't sure if she'll ever want to go back. L.A. is where her friends and family are (along with her crush, Emil). And her stepbrother, Lionel, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, needs her emotional support...

 

With the support of the Friends of the Library, multiple copies of the book discussion titles are available at the circulation desk for check out.  All interested persons are invited to attend. For more information, call Molly Chenault at 340-6451 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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