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Peabody Book Club

We are a lively, spirited group of women who love to read and are open to stretching their comfort zone.  Books are selected by a rotation of participants who will suggest 3 books and one will be selected by majority vote. The person who chose the book will lead the discussion/questions at that meeting.

Our Book of the Month selection is: Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (an amazon review follows) This book discussion will be led by Ruth.

A young girl.

A fateful key.

A woman searching for the truth…

Experience the novel that has touched millions.

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door arresting Jewish families in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect her younger brother, Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard—their secret hiding place—and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released.


Sixty Years Later: Sarah’s story intertwines with that of Julia Jarmond, an American journalist investigating the roundup. In her research, Julia stumbles onto a trail of secrets that link her to Sarah, and to questions about her own future.

With more than five million copies in print and over two years on the New York Times bestseller list, Sarah’s Key has made its way into the hearts and minds of readers everywhere. Now, with this beautiful new hardcover edition, the gift of powerful storytelling can be shared with the ones you love.

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  • barbara

    I have listed upcoming meetings through November, new members are always welcome, hello if you are new- come join us, I am trying to limit my time responding to personal emails about the group and set the meetup website to stop emailing me of every person who is coming and who isn't....- please just come and check it out! No need to indicate if you are NOT coming. Please email the entire group if you have questions and hopefully someone will respond !! all welcome to our wonderful group !!!

    April 28, 2013

  • Betsy D.

    Good conversation. Very interesting reviews of the book.

    April 27, 2013

  • barbara

    I enjoyed our lively discussion last night with Ruth, Betsy, Barbara and Jackie - we have a list of books to last until November so I will work on making the new pages....wish me luck !

    April 27, 2013

  • Col

    Just found out about a business meeting, so I won't be able to make it.

    April 24, 2013

  • barbara

    hey Heidi, I hope that you come, miss you and need your title ideas !!!

    April 20, 2013

  • Kathleen

    New here...and would love to join for the upcoming months.
    just want to confirm...we are to be prepared to recommend 3 new titles at april's meeting...and are we to bring 5 or 6 copies of each book title with us April 26? What if we've all read the books suggested?

    What if we use nooks or kindles?

    April 20, 2013

    • barbara

      I sent an email to you with details, we won't choose a book that we have all read!!!!

      April 20, 2013

  • Kathleen

    Do you always meet onfriday night?

    April 20, 2013

  • barbara

    Karen, sorry to see you go, best of luck wherever you are reading ! I loved Sarah's Key..... friendly reminder to bring suggestions for future readings to schedule over the next 5-6 months.

    April 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am moving out of the area at the end of May - happy reading!

    April 19, 2013

  • barbara

    hi all, the march meeting was great fun , (Jamie I listened to the npr program you mentioned on the way home !), for the april meeting - please bring 3 titles with brief descriptions, 5-6 copies to share and we will plan our reading schedule.

    March 30, 2013

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