Everything you need to know about the new and improved St Mark Book Club

Starting in September, we will begin our new format for St. Mark’s monthly book club.

Things that haven’t changed: 

  • *All members of St Mark are welcome and encouraged to invite guests. You are also welcome to attend as many or as few meetings as you wish.
  • *Contact Sue Matzke with any questions. Feel free to call, text, or email her.
  • *Meetings will still be the third Thursday of the month with a potluck.

Things that have changed:

  • *We will be reading and discussing a new book each month.
  • *There will be signups for the potluck portion. You are always welcome to drop in without a dish.
  • *Books will need to be purchased by individuals or borrowed directly from Sue.

2017 Books (2018 titles will be announced shortly)

September 21st – “And After the Fire” by Lauren Belfer An award-winning friction book that follows the manuscript an anti-Semitic cantata by J.S. Bach through the centuries and the impact it has on each of its owners.

Amazon –  $10.63 new and used

Kindle and iBooks – $9.99

Available to borrow using the Overdrive app

A limited number of CD audiobooks plus large and regular print books will be available first come, first served to borrow through Sue beginning in mid-August. Keep an eye on the bulletin and St Mark FYI emails for availability date.

 

October 19th Kitty, My Rib by E. Jane Mall. We will enjoy the 1959 CPH classic biography of Martin Luther’s beloved wife as part of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Amazon – $13.98 new; $5.36 used

Kindle and iBooks – $9.99

A VERY limited number of regular print books will be available first come, first served to borrow through Sue beginning in mid-September. Keep an eye on the bulletin and St Mark FYI emails for availability date.

 

November 16th – “Against the Tide”

by Elizabeth Camden The award winning Christian historical romance that will spark discussions on courage and the ethical dilemmas of the 1890’s opium trade.

Amazon- $12.82 new; used $7.11

Kindle – $7.08

iBooks – $5.99

Available to borrow using the Overdrive app

A limited number of CD audiobooks plus large and regular print books will be available first come, first served to borrow through Sue beginning in mid-October. Keep an eye on the bulletin and St Mark FYI emails for availability date.

December (no meeting) 

Sue is willing to help anyone with setting up the Overdrive app. All prices are subject to change. These titles may also be available elsewhere. 

Contact Sue at: 440-729-1668

Recipe for an Amazing Life:
1. Take what you love, 2. Give it to God, 3. Watch what happens ~ Rev. Mark Matzke