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The Friends sponsors Page Turners, a book club focused on general interest reading, fiction and nonfiction.  The participants suggest titles and take turns leading the discussion.  It has been meeting monthly since 2006, on the 2nd Monday, 3:00-5:00 pm, in the Library Meeting Room. Thus far, they have read and enthusiastically discussed the books listed below. For their current and future readings, see below also.

Feel free to email your Book Club questions, comments, or ideas – to our Book Club Coordinator, Carol Fox at bookclubs@ETLlibraryFriends.org .

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Page Turners

Upcoming dates and selections

Page Turners, the Encino-Tarzana Friends' sponsored general-interest book club is currently seeking new members who are avid readers and enjoy sharing their impressions and comments in a friendly, stimulating environment.

Monday, May 14 at 3 PM in the library meeting rooom
RSVP to Carol Fox at bookclubs@ETLlibraryFriends.org

Previous selections


Paul Beatty - The Sellout
Alan Bennett - Uncommon Reader
William Kent Krueger - Ordinary Grace
Amor Towles - A Gentleman in Moscow
Jeannette Walls - Half Broke Horses
Fredrik Backman - A Man Called Ove
Diane Chamberlain - The Silent Sister
Marisa Silver - Mary Coin
Dolen Perkins-Valdez - Wench
Louise Erdrich - La Rose


Jillian Cantor - The Hours Count
Daniel Brown - Boys in the Boat
Susan Meissner - Secrets of a Charmed Life
Alice Hoffman - The Marriage of Opposites
Christina Stead - The Man Who Loved Children
Isabel Allende - The Japanese Lover
Kristin Hannah - The Nightingale
Camron Wright - The Rent Collector
Alice Hoffman - The Museum of Extraordinary Things


Celeste Ng - Everything I Never Told You
Yvette Melanson - Looking for Lost Bird
Anthony Doerr - All The Light We Cannot See
Harper Lee - To Kill a Mocking Bird
Helen Wecker - The Golem and the Jinni
Ayaan Hirsi Ali - Infidel
John Grisham - Gray Mountain
Graeme Simsion - The Rosie Project
Boris Fishman - A Replacement Life
Sue Monk Kidd - The Invention of Wings
Anita Diamant - Day After Night

                 .... older selections



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