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Fantasy Book Discussion

"Other Birds" by Sarah Addison Allen

2024-07-09 18:30:00 2024-07-09 19:30:00 America/New_York Fantasy Book Discussion This month's fantasy book selection is "Other Birds" by Sarah Addison Allen. It will be hosted at the Bridgewater Library branch and also accessible by Zoom and will be moderated by Carol Polhemus. Bridgewater branch - Frances Greany Learning Garden

Tuesday, July 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-09 18:30:00 2024-07-09 19:30:00 America/New_York Fantasy Book Discussion This month's fantasy book selection is "Other Birds" by Sarah Addison Allen. It will be hosted at the Bridgewater Library branch and also accessible by Zoom and will be moderated by Carol Polhemus. Bridgewater branch - Frances Greany Learning Garden

Bridgewater branch

Frances Greany Learning Garden

This month's fantasy book selection is "Other Birds" by Sarah Addison Allen. It will be hosted at the Bridgewater Library branch and also accessible by Zoom and will be moderated by Carol Polhemus.

* This is a hybrid program – attendees are welcome to participate virtually via Zoom or join in-person at the Bridgewater Library branch.

*Use this link to join virtually: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82368059504

Meeting ID: 823 6805 9504

New book discussion participants are always welcome.

From the acclaimed author of "Garden Spells" comes an enchanting tale of lost souls, lonely strangers, secrets that shape us, and how the right flock can guide you home. 

Down a narrow alley in the small coastal town of Mallow Island, South Carolina, lies a stunning cobblestone building comprised of five apartments. It's called The Dellawisp and it is named after the tiny turquoise birds who, alongside its human tenants, inhabit an air of magical secrecy. 

When Zoey Hennessey comes to claim her deceased mother's apartment at The Dellawisp, she meets her quirky, enigmatic neighbors including a girl on the run, a grieving chef whose comfort food does not comfort him, two estranged middle-aged sisters, and three ghosts. Each with their own story. Each with their own longings. Each whose ending isn't yet written. 

When one of her new neighbors dies under odd circumstances the night Zoey arrives, she is thrust into the mystery of The Dellawisp, which involves missing pages from a legendary writer whose work might be hidden there. She soon discovers that many unfinished stories permeate the place, and the people around her are in as much need of healing from wrongs of the past as she is. To find their way they have to learn how to trust each other, confront their deepest fears, and let go of what haunts them. 

Delightful and atmospheric, "Other Birds" is filled with magical realism and moments of pure love that won't let you go. Sarah Addison Allen shows us that between the real and the imaginary, there are stories that take flight in the most extraordinary ways.

AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion |

TAGS: | #bookdiscussion | #Book Discussion | #book club |

Bridgewater branch

bridgewater@sclibnj.org
Phone: 908-458-8415

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