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Monday Night Book Group

Monday Night Book Group

The Monday Night Book Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:30pm. This month's selection is Fresh Water for Flowers by Valerie Perrin

Copies of the monthly selection may be picked up at the front desk. Fresh Water for Flowers is also available as an ebook and audiobook on both Libby and Hoopla, the library's digital reading (and listening!) apps. 

First-time members should send an email to ruthcirc@bccls.org to get started.


From the Publisher: 


An eccentric young caretaker brings exuberant life to a smalltown French cemetery in this #1 international bestselling novel: "Enchanting" (Publishers Weekly).
Violette Toussaint is the caretaker at a cemetery in a small town in Bourgogne, France. Traversing the grounds by unicycle, tending to her many gardens—and being present for the intimate, often humorous confidences of visitors—Violette's life follows the predictable rhythms of mourning. But then Violette's routine is disrupted by the arrival of Julien Sole, the local police chief.


from Goodreads.com

With Fresh Water for Flowers, Valérie Perrin has given readers a funny, moving, intimately told story of a woman who believes obstinately in happiness. Perrin has the rare talent of illuminating what is exceptional and poetic in what seems ordinary. A #1 best-seller in France, Fresh Water for Flowers is a delightful, atmospheric, absorbing fairy tale full of poetry, generosity, and warmth.
"Melancholic and yet ebullient . . . An appealing indulgence in nature, food and drink, and, above all, friendships." —The Guardian, UK



Monday, May 20, 2024
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Rutherford - Glass Room
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  • 201-939-8600

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