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May Book Club

Calling all book worms! Join us on the last Monday (Tuesday, this month) of every month for a discussion of a recent fictional novel.

PLEASE NOTE: This month we will be meeting on the last Tuesday, as Monday is a holiday.

For April we will be discussing The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel. Description below.

"As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. They had tea with Jackie Kennedy, appeared on the cover of Life magazine, and quickly grew into fashion icons.

Annie Glenn, with her picture-perfect marriage, was the envy of the other wives; JFK made it clear that platinum-blonde Rene Carpenter was his favorite; and licensed pilot Trudy Cooper arrived with a secret that needed to stay hidden from NASA. Together with the other wives they formed the Astronaut Wives Club, providing one another with support and friendship, coffee and cocktails.

As their celebrity rose-and as divorce and tragedy began to touch their lives-the wives continued to rally together, forming bonds that would withstand the test of time, and they have stayed friends for over half a century. THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB tells the story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history."

Book club attendees receive 10% off their orders in the shop!

Earlier Event: May 24
Live Music with JohnMoss
Later Event: June 4
Live Music with Isabelle Stillman