Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Club will meet on

Tuesday, August 27th at 1:30 PM

to discuss

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. 

light between oceans“After four harrowing years on the Western front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day’s journey from the coast.  To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season and shore leaves are granted every other year at best, Tom brings a young, bold and loving wife, Isabel.  Years later, after two miscarriages and one stillbirth, the grieving Isabel hears a baby’s cries on the wind.  A boat has washed up on shore carrying a dead man and a living baby.  M.L. Stedman’s mesmerizing, beautifully written novel seduces us into accommodating Isabel’s decision to keep this “gift from God”.  We are swept into a story about extraordinarily compelling characters seeking to find their North Star in a world where there is no right answer, where justice for one person is another’s tragic loss.” (from the publisher)

Please join Lisa Jones, Readers’ Services Librarian in Room B/C. 

Refreshments will be served. 

The books are currently available at the Circulation desk. 

Hope to see you there!

– posted by Lisa J., Readers’ Services

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