Store Sponsored Book Clubs

Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month, April 4th at 7:00pm.

Geek Book meets the second Tuesday of the month, April 11th at 7:00pm.

Foodie Book Club meets the last Tuesday of the month, March 28th at J.J. Red Hot's 7:00pm.

 

Book Club

The Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month in the back of the store. Join us this month, April 4th at 7:00pm.

April Selection:

Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh

Forty years ago, Bakerton coal fueled the country. Then the mines closed, and the town wore away like a bar of soap. Now Bakerton has been granted a surprise third act: it sits squarely atop the Marcellus Shale, a massive deposit of natural gas. To drill or not to drill? Prison guard Rich Devlin leases his mineral rights to finance his dream of farming. He doesn't count on the truck traffic and nonstop noise, his brother's skepticism or the paranoia of his wife, Shelby. Meanwhile his neighbors, organic dairy farmers Mack and Rena, hold out against the drilling--until a passionate environmental activist disrupts their lives. Told through a cast of characters whose lives are increasingly bound by the opposing interests that underpin the national debate, Heat and Light depicts a community blessed and cursed by its natural resources.

Book Club members receive 20% off the $14.99

 

 

 

Geek Book Club

The Geek Book Club meets the second Tuesday of the month in the back of the store. Join us this month, March 14th at 7:00pm.

April Selection:

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Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who come to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl in the palm of a giant metal hand. Seventeen years later, the mystery of the bizarre artifact remains unsolved—its origins, architects, and purpose unknown. Its carbon dating defies belief; military reports are redacted; theories are floated, then rejected. But some can never stop searching for answers. Rose Franklin is now a highly – trained physicist leading a top secret team to crack the hand’s code. And along with her colleagues, she is being interviewed by a nameless interrogator whose power and purview are as enigmatic as the provenance of the relic. What’s clear is that Rose and her compatriots are on the edge of unraveling history’s most perplexing discovery—and figuring out what it portends for humanity. But once the pieces of the puzzle are in place, will the result prove to be an instrument of lasting peace or a weapon of mass destruction?

 

Geek Book Club members receive 20% off the $16.00

 

 

 

Foodie Book Club

The Foodie Book Club typically meets the last Tuesday of the month in the back of the store. Join us this month at J.J. Red Hot'sMarch 28 at 7:00pm.

March Selection:

Nathan's Famous by William Handwerker. Nathan's Famous; The First 100 Years chronicles the history and business strategies of the company founder, Nathan Handwerker, and his son, Murray, that led to the success of an iconic international brand and two of America's most love foods: The Nathan's Famous frankfurter and crinkle-cut French fries. With photos of historic Coney Island, and Nathan's Famous restaurants, readers can enjoy intimate family memories, and gain insight into three generations of the Handwerkers for the author and former company Senior Vice President William Handwerker. This account details entrepreneurial spirit, business lessons, successes along with the trials and tribulations of the company’s growth. The story reveals Nathan's original vision and Murray's desire to create the growing international corporation it has become today. 

 

Foodie Book Club members recieve 20% off the $17.95