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Leader: Debbie Babbage

Page Turners

No December Meeting.

January Selection:

Inheriting Edith

By Zoe Fishman

For years, Maggie Sheets has been an invisible hand in the glittering homes of wealthy New York City clients, scrubbing, dusting, mopping, and doing all she can to keep her head above water as a single mother. Everything changes when a former employer dies leaving Maggie a staggering inheritance. A house in Sag Harbor. The catch? It comes with an inhabitant: The deceased’s eighty-two-year old mother Edith.

Edith has Alzheimer’s—or so the doctors tell her—but she remembers exactly how her daughter Liza could light up a room, or bring dark clouds in her wake. And now Liza’s gone, by her own hand, and Edith has been left—like a chaise or strand of pearls—to a poorly dressed young woman with a toddler in tow.

Maggie and Edith are both certain this arrangement will be an utter disaster. But as summer days wane, a tenuous bond forms, and Edith, who feels the urgency of her diagnosis, shares a secret that she’s held close for five decades, launching Maggie on a mission that might just lead them each to what they are looking for.

Please join us 1/25 at 10:00am in the Kerrison Room for discussion.





2018 Selections:

January 25,2018 - Inheriting Edity by Zoe Fishman

February 22, 2018 - If All Rochester Reads Selection: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande

March 22, 2018 - Beartown by Fredrik Backman

April 26, 2018 - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

May 24, 2018 - Biography Month: How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

June 28, 2018 - Noble Prize Winner: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

July 26, 2018 - Young Adult Month: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

August 2018 - No Meeting

September 27,2018 - Non-Fiction Month:The Boy No One Loved by Casey Watson

October 25, 2018 - Haunted Month: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

November 29, 2018 - Science Fiction Month: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

December 2018 - No Meeting


Reading Lists you might be interested in:

Page Turners Book Club Reading List, Monthly Selections, 1999 thru 5/2018:


Greece UMC All Church Reads - Annual Selections 2009 thru 2017:

If All of Rochester Read the Same Book - Annual Selections 2002 thru 2017:



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