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The Armchair Traveler Book Group

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am at the Walteria Library


Letters from Skye

by Jessica Brockmole

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 11:00 am

In a sweeping story told in letters, spanning two continents and two world wars, novelist Jessica Brockmole describes the power of the written word to stir the heart.


Istanbul Passage

by Joseph Kanon

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:00 am

Novel of post World War II espionage in the exotic Turkish capital.



by Cheryl Strayed 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

True story of a woman's solo trek on the Pacific Coast Trail.


The Map of Lost Memories

by Kim Fay

 Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

Searching for a priceless set of scrolls in 1925 Shanghai, a man and a woman commit a shockingly violent act before discovering unexpected commonalities in their pasts.


The Ministry of Guidance

by Hooman Majd

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:00 am

With U.S.-Iran relations at a thirty-year low, Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd dared to take his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran. 


Death Rides the Zephyr

by Janet Dawson

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

Crime rides the rails in December 1952 when a luxury train heads east through the Rockies