📖 May/June Book - Rescheduled Virtual Meeting

posted May 15, 2020, 3:15 PM by Tri-Valley Community Library   [ updated Jun 1, 2020, 11:01 PM ]
Hello Book Club!  

Since the power was out on June 1st, it wasn't possible to maintain a zoom meeting; I apologize if anyone tried to connect tonight.  The meeting is rescheduled for next Monday, June 8th at 7:30 pm.
We will discuss Uprooted by Naomi Novik, and Annette will bring book suggestions.    

Tri-Valley Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting:
You do not need a Zoom account to join, simply click on the link below!

Rescheduled: Monday, June 8th at 7:30pm, Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 841 3721 8593

Our next book in July will be Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper -- "A gripping memoir of escaping extremism and falling in love, Unfollow relates Phelps-Roper’s moral awakening, her departure from the church, and how she exchanged the absolutes she grew up with for new forms of warmth and community. Rich with suspense and thoughtful reflection, Phelps-Roper’s life story exposes the dangers of black-and-white thinking and the need for true humility in a time of angry polarization." ~Amazon.com

Summary of Uprooted from goodreads.com:

Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life.

Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood.

The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. She knows - everyone knows - that the Dragon will take Kasia: beautiful, graceful, brave Kasia, all the things Agnieszka isn't, and her dearest friend in the world. And there is no way to save her.

But Agnieszka fears the wrong things. For when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose.
From the author of the Temeraire series comes this hugely imaginative, engrossing and vivid fantasy novel, inspired by folk and fairy tales.

Hardcover, 435 pages
Published May 19th 2015 by Del Rey
ISBN  0804179034 (ISBN13: 9780804179034)

Literary Awards
Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (2016)
Nebula Award for Best Novel (2015)
Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (2016)
World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (2016)
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (2016)
British Fantasy Award for Best Fantasy Novel (the Robert Holdstock Award) (2016)
Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2015)

Read on!
~ Vanessa Stone

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