WORLD VOICES BOOK GROUP
Southeast Branch Library
23115 S. Arlington Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
All discussions are free - no registration is required.
Just read the book prior to the meeting
The Island by Victoria Hislop
Thursday, October 29th at 6:30 p.m.
Alexis Fielding longs to find out about her mother's past. But Sofia has never spoken of it. All she admits to is growing up in a small Cretan village before moving to London. When Alexis decides to visit Crete, however, Sofia gives her daughter a letter to take to an old friend ... Arriving in Plaka, Alexis is astonished at its proximity to the deserted island of Spinalonga - Greece's former leper colony.
Wise Woman by Philippa Gregory
Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 6:30 pm
After her abbey is burned by allies of King Henry VIII, Alys is summoned to the castle and tempted by luxury and desire for Lord Hugo, but his shrewd wife is watching, and Alys must use her powers to fend off accusations of witchcraft and lust.