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Park Road Books Book Clubs:
The Park Road Books Book Club meets in the store the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Join us on August 5th.
The Park Road Books Book Club will be reading Longbourn by Jo Baker. While Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters fuss over balls and husbands, Sarah, their orphaned housemaid, is beginning to chafe against the boundaries of her class. When a new footman arrives at Longbourn under mysterious circumstances, the carefully choreographed world she has known all her life threatens to be completely, perhaps irrevocably, upended.Mentioned only fleetingly in Jane Austen’s classic, here Jo Baker dares to take us beyond the drawing rooms of Regency England and, in doing so, uncovers the real world of the novel that has captivated readers’ hearts around the world for generations.
Book club participants will receive 20% off the $15.95 price.
The Park Road Books Geek Book Club meets in the store the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Join us on September 9th.
The Park Road Books Geek Book Club will be reading The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson. When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life. An assassin has left the Emperor Ashravan without consciousness, a circumstance concealed only by the death of his wife. If the emperor does not emerge after his hundred-day mourning period, the rule of the Heritage Faction will be forfeit and the empire will fall into chaos. Shai is given an impossible task: to create—to Forge—a new soul for the emperor in less than one hundred days. But her soul-Forgery is considered an abomination by her captors. Time is running out for Shai. Forging, while deducing the motivations of her captors, she needs a perfect plan to escape . . .
Book club participants will receive 20% off the $14.95 price.
The Park Road Books Foodie Book Club meets in the store the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Join us on August 26th.The Park Road Books Foodie Book Club will be reading The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones. When widowed American food writer Maggie McElroy is hit by a paternity claim against her husband’s estate, she has to go to China immediately. She asks her magazine for time off. They counter with an assignment: to profile rising culinary star Sam Liang, a half-Chinese American who is the last in a line of gifted chefs tracing back to the imperial palace. With Sam as her guide, she journeys deep into a food culture rooted in its own principles and traditions. It is is a novel of food, friendship, and falling in love, one that will forever change the way you look at Chinese food.
Book club participants will receive 20% off the $13.95 price.
The SheReads Book Club is a national online fiction book club.
Founded in September 2009 by MaryBeth Whalen, a NC native,
they believe a story is the shortest distance to a human heart.
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