women's book study
On the 2nd Saturday of each month, an enjoyable group of women meet to discuss a book previously recommended by members or selected from a book list. The group consists of those married or single and ranges from moms, empty nesters, and retirees to those still working. As all are on their journey through life, our paths intersect to read and discuss books while sharing each other’s life events, interests, and concerns. Come join us!
The February book is a charming, warmhearted novel about a young girl whose grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters, sending her on a journey that brings to life the world of her grandmother's fairy tales.
Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy, standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-men-who-want-to-talk-about-Jesus-crazy. She is also Elsa's best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother's stories, in the Land of Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas where everybody is different and nobody needs to be normal.
When Elsa's grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters apologizing to people she has wronged, Elsa's greatest adventure begins. Her grandmother's letters lead her to an apartment building full of drunks, monsters, attack dogs, and totally ordinary old crones, but also to the truth about fairytales and kingdoms and a grandmother like no other.
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry is a story about life and death and an ode to one of the most important human rights: the right to be different.
Discussion will be on Saturday, February 9th at 9:30am in room 105. All ladies are invited to join us for book club!!