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July Book Club - The Lifeboat

The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

The Lifeboat

Description:

Grace Winter, 22, is both a newlywed and a widow. She is also on trial for her life.

In the summer of 1914, the elegant ocean liner carrying her and her husband Henry across the Atlantic suffers a mysterious explosion. Setting aside his own safety, Henry secures Grace a place in a lifeboat, which the survivors quickly realize is over capacity. For any to live, some must die.

As the castaways battle the elements, and each other, Grace recollects the unorthodox way she and Henry met, and the new life of privilege she thought she'd found. Will she pay any price to keep it?

The Lifeboat is a page-turning novel of hard choices and survival, narrated by a woman as unforgettable and complex as the events she describes.

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  • Gillian G.

    I have family in town longer than I'd planned to so I have to miss tonight :(

    July 31, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      We missed you - hope to see you @ the next one!

      August 1, 2013

  • Cara

    Book = terrible. Conversation = fantastic!

    August 1, 2013

  • Cara

    Isn't book club next Wednesday? It says the 31st on meet up.

    July 24, 2013

    • Jen

      Yep, next Wednesday.

      July 24, 2013

    • Jen

      So you still have plenty o time to read the book, Becca.

      July 24, 2013

  • Rebecca

    I won't be there tonight, so please enjoy book club! I didn't get a chance to read the book, and have an important appointment that I can't miss. I've heard its not that great of a read from a few of you though. So please also pick some books for the next few months that should be MUCH better reads and either comment with your suggestions below, or email me your suggestions. We'll pick the next 3-4 books at the August book club (which sounds like it will be a much better read!)

    July 24, 2013

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