Looking for a new book to read? Here's a suggestion, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. All adults & their families are welcome to join, no signup required. Copies of the book are held behind the front desk at the branch, feel free to ask for one to check out. This books is available at the Flatlands branch in large print and Spanish, for spanish speakers that want to increase their English conversation skills at the book discussion. Este libro está disponible en español para hispanohablantes que quieran aumentar sus habilidades de conversación en inglés en la discusión del libro
About the Book: " Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. That, combined with her unusual appearance (scarred cheek, tendency to wear the same clothes year in, year out), means that Eleanor has become a creature of habit (to say the least) and abit of a loner. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kind of friends who rescue each other from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And itis Raymond's big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one"
About the Flatlands Bookclub: The bookclub meets every month on the last Thursday at 2pm. Members can recieve their copy of the book from behind the front desk of the library. The book will be due on the date of the next book discussion. Members can keep their book until the end of the discussion. You do not have to sign up to become a member, just request a copy of the book from behind the desk and come to the book discussion. It's that easy! All are welcome and chocolates are served.