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Elizabeth H. -

Vista Book Group: Beautiful Ruins

The Vista Book Group met in January to discuss Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter, named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2012 by the New York Times Book Review. It was also named Best Book of... More 
Chantal W. -

Vista Book Group, Spring 2014

Vista Book Group returns in January, 2014 to discuss a new series of interesting reads. Join us at 6 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of every month in Film and Sound at the Main Library. ... More 
Elizabeth H. -

Vista Book Group: Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir

The Vista Book Group met in November to discuss Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson. Lawson writes the popular blog... More 
Diana K. -

One Book, One Columbia 2014: Title Reveal Reception

During the month of February 2014, our whole community will be reading and talking about the same book through our One Book, One Columbia project. Would you like to be one of the first to know the... More 
Chantal W. -

Vista Book Group: The Tiger's Wife

The Vista Book Group met in October to discuss The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht, named one of the twenty best American fiction writers... More 
Chantal W. -

Vista Book Group: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Vista Book Group met in September to discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. An award winning science writer, Ms. Skloot’s... More 
Elizabeth H. -

Vista Book Group - Zeitoun

The Vista Book Group met in August to discuss Zeitoun by Dave Eggers, winner of the American Book Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. This book tells the story of... More 
Homelessness, Austin, Janna McMahan
Diana K. -
Have you picked out the next book you’re reading? Why not get a free one? Download Anonymity--Janna McMahan’s fictional chronicle of a teen facing very real challenges--for free starting August 24 from Amazon. Anonymity tells the story of Emily, a bartender who picks up her camera to help a... More 
apieceofcake
Crystal J. -
Stories of tragedy, triumph, trials, and tribulations are what Cupcake Brown retells in her memoir called A Piece of Cake. While the title of this book makes Cupcake’s life seem plain and uneventful, you soon find that her life is the exact opposite of what the phrase suggests. Early on, Cupcake faces the... More 
Chantal W. -

Vista Book Group – The Dog Stars

The Vista Book Group met in May to discuss The Dog Stars by Peter Heller. An award winning adventure writer and author of several nonfiction books this is Heller’s first work of fiction... More 

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