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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

PUMC Book Group June – Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

PUMC Book Group – Next Meeting on Tuesday, June 21st @ 1:30 PM – PUMC Fellowship Room. The June discussion of PUMC Book Group will center on Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart. Copies are available online, through Audible, in libraries, from local and online book stores. Grab a copy and join us in June! https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780802148506 …

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Travels with George

PUMC Book Group May – Travels with George by Nathaniel Philbrick

PUMC Book Group – Next Meeting on Tuesday, May 17th @ 1:30 PM – PUMC Fellowship Room. The May discussion of PUMC Book Group will center on Travels with George, Nathaniel Philbrick’s retracing of the steps of George Washington’s 1789/1790 Inaugural tour of the new republic. Part travelogue, art history lesson, part snapshot of current …

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iss Eliza’s English Kitchen

PUMC Book Group April – Miss Eliza’s English Kitchen by Annabel Abbs

After a serious discussion surrounding the book, Shaking the Gates of Hell, the group decided that a much lighter read is needed for the next book. Interest was captured by a quick description of Miss Eliza’s English Kitchen by Annabel Abbs. It is a light story about friendship and class struggle during the Victorian era. …

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Shaking the Gates of Hell

PUMC Book Group March – Shaking the Gates of Hell

Shaking the Gates of Hell- A Search for Family and Truth in the Wake of the Civil Rights Revolution by John Archibald The next book up for discussion is John Archibald’s memoir of growing up during the turbulence of the civil rights revolution of the late 50’s and 60’s in Alabama. John, the son and …

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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

PUMC Book Group February – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Our Book Group choice for February is The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See. This book is readily available on Audio, Kindle, through used book stores, and on the state library system – plus through your local library! Feel free to join the February ZOOM meeting of the PUMC Book Group on Tuesday, …

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The Christmas Kid and Other Brooklyn Stories by Pete Hamill

PUMC Book Group December – The Christmas Kid and Other Brooklyn Stories by Pete Hamill

PUMC BOOK GROUP – Next Zoom Chat on Tuesday, December 21st @ 1:30 PM The December read for PUMC’s Book Group will be a series of short stories written by Pete Hamill called The Christmas Kid and Other Brooklyn Stories. Return to post-WWII Brooklyn to meet a cast of colorful characters living their lives in …

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Northernmost

PUMC Book Group November – Northernmost by Peter Geye

The next PUMC Book Group read will be the novel called Northernmost by Peter Geye. See the link to get an idea about the book: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/peter-geye/northernmost/. The November book discussion will be held on Tuesday, November 16th @ 1:30 PM on ZOOM. The group decided to meet the third Tuesday of each month at 1:30 …

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The Survivor

PUMC Book Group October – The Survivor: A Novel Based on a True Holocaust Survivor Story by Marcel Möring

The first meeting of the PUMC Book Group met to yak about all the summer reading that we did and to set a calendar for the 2021/2022 year. The group decided to meet the third Tuesday of each month at 1:30 PM via ZOOM until this Covid-Delta Drama has spent itself and we can safely …

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PUMC Book Group June – In-person in the park!

Book group will be meeting on Tuesday, June 29th at 1:30 PM in Putnam Park across from Nonie’s Restaurant in Peterborough. Bring a lawn chair, a current summertime read to share with the group and join a fun spin on book chats/book discussion. There will be a basket to drop finished books in so that …

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