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SDL Book Club 

SDL's book discussion group meets the first Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. 

Share your love of books with others who enjoy reading!

January 5, 2022 at 5:30


The Other Einstein

by Marie Benedict

Mileva Maric and Albert Einstein’s marriage was a partnership of the heart and the mind. But is there room for more than one genius in a marriage? Mileva was a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight.

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Book Club 1-2-2022


February 2, 2022 at 5:30

The Dollmaker

by Harriett Arnow

The unforgettable and heartbreaking story of a family and their quest to preserve their deep-rooted values amidst the turmoil of war and industrialization. When Gertie Nevels, a strong and self-reliant matriarch, follows her husband to Detroit from their countryside home in Kentucky, she learns she will have to fight desperately to keep her family together. The Dollmaker is a passionate tribute to a woman's love for her children and the land.

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  • Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys 
  • The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons
  • Chariot On The Mountain by Jack Ford
  • The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
  • The Dry Grass of August by Anna Jean Mayhew
  • Educated: a memoir by Tara Westover
  • Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart. Based on true events. Read the series.
  • The Grapes of Wrath by Jon Steinbeck
  • The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman 
  • The Martian by Andy Weir
  • Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil by John Berndt
  • The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
  • Sea Biscuit: an American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand  Read the book. Watch the DVD.
  • Seven Days Of Us by Francesca Hornak 
  • Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg
  • The Things That Keep Us Here by Carla Buckley
  • A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  • Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen