April Book Club Selection: Lovely War by Julie Berry
The Novel Neighbor Book Club will be held on April 8th @ 7pm. This month’s book club title is Lovely War by Julie Berry.
Read the novel New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network Kate Quinn called “easily one of the best novels I have read all year!” A sweeping, multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates–and the hearts–of four mortals in their hands.
They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as told by goddess Aphrodite, who must spin the tale or face judgment on Mount Olympus, is filled with hope and heartbreak, prejudice and passion, and reveals that, though War is a formidable force, it’s no match for the transcendent power of Love.
Author Julie Berry’s critically-acclaimed writing has been called “haunting and unforgettable” by New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea Ruta Sepetys and “utterly original and instantly engrossing” by Publishers Weekly.
*The Novel Neighbor Book Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7pm. All are welcome!!
March – Aunti Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano, John Brownjohn
February – The Power by Naomi Alderman
January – Heresy by Melissa Lenhardt
December – Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony
November – Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks
September – Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens