Next Not-So-Young Adult Book

The next choice for the Not-So-Young Adult Book Group is Wintergirls by Laurie Wintergirls_largeHalse Anderson. Here’s a description from Goodreads:

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the skinniest. But what comes after size zero and size double-zero? When Cassie succumbs to the demons within, Lia feels she is being haunted by her friend’s restless spirit.

In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the multiple-award-winning Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia’s descent into the powerful vortex of anorexia, and her painful path toward recovery.

Meeting details:

April 8 at 7pm

Starbucks in Arlington Center

We’re holding many copies of the book at the Circulation Desk for your convenience.

For those of you who like to plan ahead, here are the next few books and dates:

May 13 – Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

June 10 – The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

July 8 – Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Information about the Library’s book groups is always available under the Book Clubs tab at the top of this page.

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