VB Reads ... Afternoon Book Chat Group


Join Sittrea in the Readings Gallery on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 for an OPEN Book Chat. Authors DO NOT attend.  Bring a latte and enjoy! Everyone welcome.



ISBN-13: 9780061257100
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks, 8/2012
Wednesday, November 12, 1:00pm

A riveting historical epic of love and family, war and loss, risk and destiny, inspired by the author's own family history, The Shoemaker's Wife is the novel Adriana Trigiani was born to write.

ISBN-13: 9780446574457
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Published: Grand Central Publishing, 2/2012
Wednesday, December 10, 1:00pm
Note: We will also vote for more books at this meeting.

Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability, and Homan, an African American deaf man, are locked away in an institution and have been left to languish, forgotten. So begins the 40-year epic journey of Lynnie, Homan, Martha, and baby Julia-lives divided by seemingly insurmountable obstacles, yet drawn together by a secret pact and extraordinary love.

Room (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780316098328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books, 6/2011
Wednesday, January 14, 1:00pm

Room is home to Jack, but to Ma it's the prison where she has been held for seven years. Through her fierce love for her son, she has created a life for him in this eleven-by-eleven-foot space. But with Jack's curiosity building alongside her own desperation, she knows that Room cannot contain either much longer.

ISBN-13: 9780143125471
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books, 5/2014
Wednesday, February 11, 1:00pm

Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant.