This month they are discussing The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty and Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman.
Coffee will be served. Please bring your own lunch. Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Library for the Blind, 30555 Michigan Avenue in Westland.
The Mangle Street murders by M.R.C. Kasasian
The end of your life book club by Will Schwalbe
The Late Starters Orchestra by Ari L. Goldman
Far gone by Laura Griffin
The African Queen [videodisc] by a Romulus-Horizon production
All quiet on the western front [videodisc] by a Universal -International presentation
The big parade [videodisc] by a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; a Turner Entertainment Co. and Thames Television presentation ; story by Laurence Stallings ; director, King Vidor
Darling Lili [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures presents
The dawn patrol [videodisc] by Warner Bros. Pictures presents
A farewell to arms [videodisc] by Paramount
Four sons [videodisc] by William Fox presents a John Ford production ; adapted by Philip Klein
A beleaguered NYPD detective, a housekeeper, a reformed hacker, a widowed FBI agent, a psychic tarot card reader, a forensic scientists, and a demoted Detective Inspector. What do they have in common? Each is the lead character in one of these debut mysteries.
Never alone by C.J. Carpenter
Death comes to the village by Catherine Lloyd
The quantum breach by Denver Acey
Ice shear by M.P. Cooley
The White Magic Five and Dime by New York times bestselling author Steve Hockensmith with Lisa Falco
Everyone lies by A.D. Garrett
10 Movie Favorites of baby boomers according to a recent blog posted on Next Avenue's Route 360 by Linda Bernstein. Best part of the survey? The memorable lines included.
The sound of music [videodisc] by Twentieth Century Fox
The graduate [videodisc] by an Embassy Pictures release
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid [videodisc] by Twentieth Century Fox
Love story [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures
The Godfather [videodisc] by [by] Mario Puzo ; Paramount Pictures presents an Albert S. Ruddy production
The paper chase [videodisc] by a Thompson-Paul production
Ace of aces: the life of captain Eddie Rickenbacker by H. Paul Jeffers
Suddenly we didn't want to die: memoirs of a World War I marine by Elton E. Mackin ; with an introduction and annotation by George B. Clark ; foreword by Victor H. Krulak
Archduke of Sarajevo: The romance and tragedy of Franz Ferdinand of Austria by Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Femme fatale: love, lies, and the unknown life of Mata Hari by Pat Shipman
Hero: the life and legend of Lawrence of Arabia by Michael Korda
Richthofen: beyond the legend of the Red Baron by Peter Kilduff
It's the dog days of summer and you may feel like reading, but nothing too taxing. Short stories collections are a good choice.
Full dark, no stars [large print] by Stephen King
Summer brides [large print] by Susan Wiggs, Sherryl Woods, and Susan Mallery
Coronado [large print]: stories by Dennis Lehane
Some days you get the bear [large print] by Lawrence Block
Learn to create a spreadsheet and manage a list
with Microsoft Excel 2010.
Registration required. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
Join us on Friday, August 22 from 10-11:30
- The chill island music of Gratitude Steel Band
- inaBooth photography
- Kona ice truck
- Hot dogs will be cooked by Crusin' Custom Coneys
- Face Painting by Astute Artistry
- The stylings of the Balloon Buffoon, John Duh
- Canton Leisure Services Bouncy House
- Detroit Circus and Flyhouse performers
- Farm Animal Petting Zoo from Carousel Acres and much more...
We look forward to seeing you and will be ready to PARTY!
Burn [videodisc] by directed by Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez
Half the road: the passion, pitfalls & power of women's professional cycling [videodisc] by written, produced, and directed by Kathryn Bertine
St. Paul's Cathedral [videodisc] by produced by Atlantic Productions Ltd. for National Geographic Channels in association with PBS & France TV ; series producer, Lara Acaster ; director, Jay Taylor
Trashed [videodisc] by Blenheim Films presents a film by Candida Brady ; executive producer, Jeremy Irons ; produced by Candida Brady & Titus Ogilvy ; written & directed by Candida Brady
Wild Brazil [videodisc]: Land of fire and flood by producer, Joe Stevens ; director, Adam White ; a BBC/ Discovery Channel co-production
Before Motown: a history of jazz in Detroit, 1920-60 by Lars Bjorn with Jim Gallert
Ask Not by Max Allan Collins
Murder as a Fine Art by Charles Morrell
Three can keep a secret: a Joe Gunther novel by Archer Mayor
Murder as a fine art by David Morrell
A question of honor by Charles Todd
Top items requested by HSHV are:
- Gently used bath towels, small blankets, and small pet beds that can be washed.
- Dog and cat food in the original unopened bag within 3 months after the expiration date.
- Dog and cat food in the original opened bag within 3 months after the expiration date, providing it is free of bugs or rodent waste.
But that is only the tip of the iceberg of the many items that help HVHS care for their residents. For more donation ideas, please visit their website for a complete wish list of items.
As an added bonus, supporting this donation drive will also earn you your CYS Animal Lover On the Scene badge.
Bringing down Gaddafi: on the ground with the Libyan rebels by Andrei Netto ; translated by Michael Marsden
The month that changed the world: July 1914 by Gordon Martel
The Zhivago affair: the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Independence: the tangled roots of the American Revolution by Thomas P. Slaughter
The mysterious affair at Styles [large print]: Poirot's first case by Agatha Christie
No man's nightingale [large print] by Ruth Rendell
Pursuit [large print] by Gene Hackman
The pawnbroker [large print] by David and Aimee Thurlo
That old black magic [large print] by Mary Jane Clark