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Women’s Book Club
Women's Book Club 2020
Do you enjoy Reading? Shoreline’s Women’s book club provides a great opportunity to discuss interesting books with other likeminded Shoreline women. You are welcome to join us at any time. We meet at homes in the greater Monterey area, monthly from 7:00 – 8:30 PM on the third Thursday of each month (other than in July and December). Come and enjoy fellowship with new friends, great discussions, and light snacks.
A different book is selected for each month’s meeting. Club members are encouraged to recommend books and the group leader selects the books she believes offers the best opportunity for a great discussion. Christian books, as well as secular books that provide opportunities to reflect on spiritual matters, are selected.
The book club also encourages a book exchange among members. Members are given an opportunity to describe and offer Christian non-fiction books they find particularly compelling for others in the group to borrow, keep, or pass along to others. This provides another opportunity to share good books.
Members do not need to attend every meeting. But when the monthly invitation is received, you are asked to RSVP (yes or no) so that the host can be prepared with enough chairs and refreshments.
If you would like to be included in the book club mailing list or if you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 17th Hilbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisisby J.D. Vance
Hillbilly Elegy is a personal analysis of a culture in crisis. J. D.’s grandparents were “dirt poor and in love”. They raised a middle-class family, but as the family saga plays out we learn that J.D.’s family struggled profoundly with their new middle-class life, never fully escaping the legacy of abuse, alcoholism, and poverty.
October 15th Frankenstein by Mary Shelly
Obsessed with discovering the cause of life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter, Frankenstein assembles a human being. Upon bringing it to life, he recoils in horror at the creature’s hideousness. Tormented by isolation and loneliness, the once-innocent creature unleashes a campaign of revenge against his creator, Frankenstein.
. November 19th Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculée Ilibagiza
Immaculée grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. But in 1994 her world was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into genocide. It was during those endless hours of terror that Immaculee discovered the power of prayer, eventually shedding her fear of death and forging a profound and lasting relationship with God.