Fiction Old and New

We are excited to announce the beginning of a new book group called Fiction, Old and New. The group will discuss works of contemporary fiction, historical fiction, classics and works by authors of other countries. This group will be moderated by Sherry Wells and Michelle Bernstein.

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Fiction, Old and New You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott Hosted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Fiction, Old and New will be discussing You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott in the Book Nook Room of Accessibleworld.org on Thursday, March 2nd at 9:00 p.m.eastern time, 6:00 p.m. pacific time.

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The Fiction Old and New book group will be discussing The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller, DB 85266 on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. eastern time, 6:00 p.m Hosted on Thursday, February 02, 2017

This is a story of the importance of family and community and how romance can find us when we least expect it.

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Fiction, Old and New will be discussing As Close to Us as Breathing by Elizabeth Poliner Hosted on Thursday, January 05, 2017

This book is about 3 sisters & their families. The families go to the beach every summer until tragedy strikes one summer. The book flashes back & forth before & after the tragedy to show us the character of all & how all deal with what happened.

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Fiction Old and New book group "The Hopefuls" by Jennifer Close Hosted on Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Fiction Old and New book group will be discussing "The Hopefuls" by Jennifer Close, DB 85096 on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. eastern time, 6:00 p.m. pacific time in the Book Nook Room of the Accessible World site, www.accessibleworld.org

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Fiction, Old and New will be discussing Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Hosted on Thursday, October 06, 2016

This book is the story of an Irish girl who comes to Brooklyn, how she fares in a strange new country and what happens when she unexpectedly has to return home.

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The Fiction Old and New book group Bobbie Ann Mason's intriguing family story, "In Country" Hosted on Thursday, September 01, 2016

The Fiction Old and New book group will be discussing Bobbie Ann Mason's
intriguing family story, "In Country", DB 24790 on Thursday, September
1, 2016 at
9:00 p.m. eastern time, 6;00 p.m. pacific time in the Book Nook Room
of the Accessible World site, www.accessibleworld.org

Take a trip back to the 1980's as we discuss the events of that time
within the context of a compelling family story. The BARD annotation
is below.

Here is the annotation:

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Fiction, Old and New Time & Again by Jack Finney Hosted on Thursday, August 04, 2016

This book is categorized as science fiction but only one small element of the story falls into that category.  The book is about a program to send people back in time.  Most of the book is about our hero’s experiences in 1890s New York City.  He intends to find out why his present day girlfriends grandfather killed himself.  He stays in a boarding house where he meets a woman he likes.  Unfortunately she is engaged to a scoundrel.  Our man sets out to expose him with dire consequences.  The NLS annotation below is not accurate.  Cuba only comes up in this book in the last half hour.  The s

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The Fiction Old and New book group Kate Pullinger's award winning historical fiction novel, "The Mistress of Nothing", DB 74878 Hosted on Thursday, June 02, 2016

In "The Mistress of Nothing", the reader is immediately transported to the early twentieth century worlds of London and Egypt as we follow
the adventures, decisions and trials of the fictional representations of the real life Lady Lucie Duff Gordon and her maid Sally. We
witness how class and race affected societal mores and relationships in this place and time. We hope that you can join us on Thursday,
June 2 to discuss this fascinating historical fiction novel which won the prestigious Governor's General Award in Canada.

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The Fiction Old and New book group welcomes author Aline Ohanesian Hosted on Thursday, May 05, 2016

In Aline Ohanesian's debut novel, "Orhan's Inheritance", the reader is
captivated by dual storylines. The contemporary story tells of Orhan,
a young man who must uncover the mystery of why his grandfather Kemal
willed his home in Turkey to Seda, an elderly Armenian woman living in
California. The historical story transports the reader to early
twentieth century Turkey where Kemal, then a young Turkish Muslim man
and Seda, a young Armenian Christian woman fall in love amid the
wartime horrors of this place and time. This story was partially

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Fiction, Old and New Stillwater Rising by Steena Holmes Hosted on Thursday, April 07, 2016

Stillwater Rising by Steena Holmes  DB 82651 The town of Stillwater Bay is still reeling from the school shooting by a teen that left many younger children dead. Grieving mother Jenn fights to have the school closed so she can bury the past, but the mayor, Jenn's best friend Charlotte, struggles to hold the community together. 2014

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