Books @ Noon July 2021 Picks

Created on July 18, 2021, 1:36 pm

Last Updated July 18, 2021, 1:36 pm

On the first Tuesday of every month, an intrepid group of Ashland readers meets at noon to talk about the best books they've read during the month. These are their stories. [Cue CSI Theme Music]
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Nina shared this difficult look at the holocaust and it created a lot of discussion about other titles that will be linked next.
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Carolyn said this Oprah selection from a recent Ashland High graduate is definitely worth reading.
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Wendy enjoyed the style of this novel.
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Mary read this on Bill's recommendation in March and wants to read more. We also had a several other titles set in a post Civil War setting that are linked next.
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Bill enjoyed this Swedish police procedural.
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Sarah came looking for romcoms. Kristin will make a separate rom com list, but this and the next linked book were shared as possibles for Sarah.
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Joan read and enjoyed this title and a few others were suggested.
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Kristin loved this look at class in NYC
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Nina has been reading the Decameron and we had a lively discussion about how foundational its stories are.
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We had a brief chat about this title since some of us loved it and some of us did not.
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Wendy recalled a plot point from a Amy Tan title about a chess prodigy which our collective great brain decided was probably from The Joy Luck Club and then we brainstormed other Amy Tan books Wendy might enjoy. Those are linked next.
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