"Florence Adler Swims Forever" by Rachel Beanland (Fiction, 2020)
The perfect summer read. The book begins with a shocking tragedy that results in 3 generations of the Adler family grappling with heartbreak, romance, and the weight of family secrets across the course of one summer. Written with great wit and wisdom; difficult to put down. This book has received multiple awards: picked by Barnes and Noble as the best book in July 2020; featured debut by Amazon; NY Times Editor’s Choice; and one of the best books in 2020 by USA Today. “Florence Adler Swims Forever” is Ms. Beanland’s first novel. The author graduated with an MFA in writing from Virginia Commonwealth University and lives with her husband and 3 children. (320 pages).
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The September 2021 book will be "The Art of Resistance: My Four Years in the French Underground" by Justus Rosenberg.
May 2021: "The Mathematician's Shiva" by Stuart Rozjstaczer.
March 2021: "Torah and Taro" by Matthew R. Sgan
January 2021: "My Father's Paradise" by Ariel Sabar.
November 2020: "Beneath a Scarlet Sky" by Mark Sullivan.
September 2020: "Black, White and Jewish" by Rebecca Walker.
July 2020: "My First American" by Lore Segal.
June 2021: "The Zookeeper's Wife".
April 2021: "Red Sea Diving Resort".
February 2021: "Maktub".
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