Senior Book Break – October 2021

 October 12, 2021 Subject: Ghosts, spooks, supernatural and the unexplained         Before we started someone asked where we keep our books. The majority answered everywhere, on the shelf, on the floor, on the chair, on the bed.  So, if you ever have a home invasion...

Senior Book Break September 2021

Subject: Odd titles that made you read the book The Mad Woman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell This book is about the Bronte sisters. A 20 year old is one of the last living of the Bronte clan.  Home schooled by an eccentric father, plus a tutor from Oxford for one hour a...

Senior Book Break August 2021

Subject: Free For All, Your Pick The Historians by Cecilia Ekback This book is one of few books about Scandinavia in WW2. The Germans had conquered Denmark and Norway, Sweden was neutral and Finland waffled back and forth with the only certainty that they wanted...

Senior Book Break June 2021

Subject:  Exploration & Discovery   Chronicle of the Narváez Expedition by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca This book is the chronicle of a Spanish nobleman in 1528 to 1536 from Florida through Louisiana and Texas to California in search of treasure. This exploration...

Senior Book Break – May 2021

Subject: Women The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict Who knew that Agatha Christie, famous British mystery writer known for the infamous Mrs. Marple Mysteries, mysteriously disappeared for 11 days? This caused a small sensation and headlines but was never...

Senior Book Break: July 2020

Our discussions this month concerned how fictionalized histories, often based on facts, help us to understand what life was like during often turbulent times. What was life like for the person living then, who perhaps was not a major player in the circumstances, but...