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June Spotlight:
Women’s Diversity Book Group

The June Spotlight Group is Women’s Diversity Book Group!

Pictured at their annual local author dinner with featured author, Sabeeha Rehman who talked about her memoir Threading My Prayer Rug.

The group picks books for the year from over 100 choices at a Dutch Treat dinner at a local diner in January; the selections usually focus on these themes: February, Black History Month; March, Women’s History Month; April, local author dinner; May, Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month; June, LGBT Pride Month; July, classic written by a woman;

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RGC Group’s Book 5: Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Claire Fuller Talks About Her Inspiration for Swimming Lessons, Character Motivation, & Much More in Our Insightful Interview

RGC Book 5: Swimming Lessons by Claire FullerOur RGC group’s book 5 was Claire Fuller’s Swimming Lessons.

RGC Group: Thanks so much for answering our questions. We loved your book and we were all drawn into the story immediately. It was a fun discussion. 

RGC: Did Gil find all of the letters from Ingrid or just the portion we saw? Were there others?

Claire Fuller: Well,

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Lost in (Love of) Translation

Perfectly-Picked Titles From Around the Globe

 

The Hidden Life of Trees
by Peter Wohlleben

How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Lives of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben tells their fascinating stories, revealing the delightfully complex life of the trees around us and the incredible role forests play in our world.

 

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RGC Group’s Book 4

RGC Group’s Book 4:

Our RGC group’s book 4 was Claire Cameron’s The Last Neanderthal.

RGC: We all thoroughly enjoyed this book, and the conversations it sparked were so interesting! Everyone is planning to read other books related to the book and ideas, and other books mentioned in the back, which is always great to see! Thanks so much to Claire for answering our questions!

Claire Cameron: I loved this interview, thank you. It’s so much fun to be a part of a conversation.

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Canine Companions

Celebrating and Understanding Our Furry Friends


Following Atticus: Forty-eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship

by Tom Ryan

After a close friend died of cancer, middle-aged, overweight, acrophobic newspaperman Tom Ryan decided to pay tribute to her in a most unorthodox manner. Ryan and his friend, miniature schnauzer Atticus M. Finch, would attempt to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s four-thousand-foot peaks twice in one winter while raising money for charity. It was an adventure of a lifetime, leading them across hundreds of miles and deep into an enchanting but dangerous winter wonderland.

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