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Books on Tap

November 16, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Books On Tap meets at various restaurants in the area to discuss fiction and non-fiction books selected by the group. Copies of each month’s selection are available to borrow at our 3rd floor desk. Join our discussions on the fourth Thursday each month!

Email hessr@cclsys.org for information.

In November, we’ll discuss “The Mother-In-Law” by Sally Hepworth (location to be announced).

A twisty, compelling new novel about one woman’s complicated relationship with her mother-in-law that ends in death…

From the moment Lucy met her husband’s mother, she knew she wasn’t the wife Diana had envisioned for her perfect son. Exquisitely polite, friendly, and always generous, Diana nonetheless kept Lucy at arm’s length despite her desperate attempts to win her over. And as a pillar in the community, an advocate for female refugees, and a woman happily married for decades, no one had a bad word to say about Diana…except Lucy.

That was five years ago.

Now, Diana is dead, a suicide note found near her body claiming that she longer wanted to live because of the cancer wreaking havoc inside her body.
But the autopsy finds no cancer.

It does find traces of poison, and evidence of suffocation.

Who could possibly want Diana dead? Why was her will changed at the eleventh hour to disinherit both of her children, and their spouses? And what does it mean that Lucy isn’t exactly sad she’s gone?


November 16, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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