The Owls’ selection for July is The Truth According to Us, by Annie Barrows.
In the summer of 1938, Layla Beck’s father cuts off her allowance and demands that she find employment on the Federal Writers’ Project, a New Deal jobs program. Within days Layla finds herself far from her accustomed social whirl, assigned to cover the history of the remote mill town of Macedonia, West Virginia. But once she secures a room in the home of the unconventional Romeyn family, she is drawn into their complex world and discovers that the truth of the town is entangled in the thorny past of the Romeyn dynasty. The Truth According to Us, brings to life an inquisitive young girl, her beloved aunt, and the alluring visitor who changes the course of their destiny forever.
Join the Owl Book Group for a great book discussion held monthly in the library’s 2nd floor Lewis Community Room. Unless otherwise noted, the group typically meets on the last Friday of each month. Newcomers are always welcome!
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