I just spent last weekend in the charming and thrilling company of the last Druid. Don’t believe in Druids? Well neither do I, but what is fiction for, except to exercise the suspension of our belief?
Join us at Carnegie on Thursday, September 27th, in the McIntyre Room at 7 pm for the 2nd MiniMysteryCon! We will have fantastic book talks, great new books, fun book readings, and free refreshments. Bring your friends and family! Register by calling Reference at 788-4087 by Wednesday evening, September 26th. CANCELLED
The Jane Austen Book club is reading Margaret Maron this year. She's a North Carolina native whose first novel, "Bootlegger's Daughter" won every major mystery award for best first novel. That book was the first to feature Deborah Knott, whose colorful Daddy was a bootlegger. Deborah is an attorney who decides to take a stand against "mean-minded judicial pettiness" and take on the Old Boy's Club by running for a retiring judge's seat.
Garth Nix is the author of one of my favorite fantasy series, the Abhorsen set.
This is the last meeting for 2012, we will meet again in January 2013.
This month we are reading It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell.