Forever Young: YA for Adults - 'The Map of Salt and Stars'
The Forever Young Book Club is for those of us who like to read Young Adult/Teen literature, but are a little more "A" than "Y". Monthly books will be a mix of forgotten favorites (out in paperback) and newly-released titles (available in hardcover), with the intent to hold a lively monthly discussion and perhaps enjoy an author event or two. Moderated by Quail Ridge bookseller Broche Fabian.
The group will meet the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm
May 17 – The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
“This imaginative but very real look into war-torn Syria is a must.” –Booklist (starred review)
This rich, moving, and lyrical debut novel is to Syria what The Kite Runner was to Afghanistan; the story of two girls living eight hundred years apart—a modern-day Syrian refugee seeking safety and a medieval adventurer apprenticed to a legendary ma