Novels at Night
Adult Book Group
Join us for a lively discussion!
When: 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Southeast Library
23115 Arlington Avenue
For information call the Southeast Library at 310-530-5044
February 28, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Envisioning a summer vacation in the humble Singapore home of a boy she hopes to marry, Chinese American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes their son's relationship with an American girl.
March 28, 2019
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
A curmudgeon hides a terrible loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship. Translated from the original Swedish.
April 25, 2019
The Power by Naomi Alderman
All over the world, women and girls are discovering they have the power. With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain, and even death. And with this small twist of nature, everything changes drastically. This journey to an alternate reality exposes our own world in bod and surprising ways.
May 23, 2019
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
An unnamed narrator returns to his childhood home as an adult and is flooded with memories. Once there, he embarks on a strange, mesmerizing and often terrifying adventure that probes the often unreachable corners of human memory, nostalgia and wonder.
June 27, 2019
The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
Ragingly envious of golden couple Daphne and Jackson Parrish, Amber Patterson schemes to get the glamorous life she thinks she deserves by wending her way into Daphne's good graces. Alas, she's got secrets (who doesn't?), which could wreck everything.