The October 2019 Read: Close To Home by Lisa Jackson
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson comes an atmospheric and riveting novel of suspense that uncovers the horrifying secrets buried within a ramshackle house. . .
Vowing to make a fresh start, Sarah McAdams has come home to renovate the old Victorian mansion where she grew up. Her daughters, Jade and Gracie, aren't impressed by the rundown property on the shores of Oregon's wild Columbia River. As soon as they pull up the isolated drive, Sarah too is beset by uneasy memories--of her cold, distant mother, of the half-sister who vanished without a trace, and of a long-ago night when Sarah was found on the widow's walk, feverish and delirious.
Ever since the original mistress of the house plunged to her death almost a century ago, there have been rumors that the place is haunted.
But there's a new, more urgent menace in the small town. One by one, teenage girls are disappearing. Frantic for her daughters' safety, Sarah feels her veneer cracking and the house's walls closing in on her again. Somewhere deep in her memory is the key to a very real and terrifying danger. And only by confronting her worst fears can she stop the nightmare roaring back to life once more. . .
We Have a Book Club For You!
The Cool Chicks Read Book Club currently meets every month, alternating on on the 3rd Tuesday or Thursday at 5:30 p.m., at the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library. Each month, discussion and debate is held regarding a work of literature that is agreed upon and designated prior. Both clubs ares FREE and Open to the Public.
NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!
Meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. Members bring drinks or snacks to offset dinner time. Punctuality is not necessary. Come when you can!
Most books are made available at the library circulation desk to Book Club Members at cost.
Tues., Nov 19 Readers' Choice!
November is the Annual Year End Meeting! Bring drinks, snacks and a list of what you'd like to read next year! Voting starts November 19 for 2020 Book List.
Cool Chicks Oct. 2019 Meeting
BONUS! The Cool Chicks Read will begin their meetings at 5:30 p.m. in 2019! Bring a snack, or a drink, and join us in a relaxed discussion of a new book each month!
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Our Book Clubs are a project of the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library. Open to men or women of all ages, the Mission of the book clubs is to inspire reading of all genres, and encourage deeper discussion and debate on literary issues from multiple points of view. The club promotes fellowship, unity and community involvement. The aim is to provide an atmosphere relaxation and a spirit of fun.
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