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Wonderland Book Club

Wonderland meets the last Friday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. Wonderland Book Club is OPEN to the public and is an outreach effort of the NC Writers' Network for Raleigh and Wake County.

April 24 Michele T. Berger, Reenu-You

May 29 Jorge Cortese, The Watchtowers

June 26 Val Nieman, To the Bones

July 31 Iris Yang (Qing Yang), Will of a Tiger

Aug 28 Joanna Evans, Sinai Unhinged   

Sept 25 Elaine Neil Orr, Swimming Between Worlds

Oct 30 W. Jason Miller, Langston Hughes 

Nov 13 Discover a Classic: Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Dec 4 Leslie Tall Manning, Knock on Wood

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ISBN: 9781645540281
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Published: Falstaff Books, LLC - January 23rd, 2020

Kat is an out of work ski instructor who just wants to pack up her deceased mother's things, leave New York, and return to Aspen. Constancia is a talented but troubled young woman who just wants to start her first semester of college.

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ISBN: 9781946684981
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Published: West Virginia University Press - April 25th, 2019

Darrick MacBrehon, a government auditor, wakes among the dead. Bloodied and disoriented from a gaping head wound, the man who staggers out of the mine crack in Redbird, West Virginia, is much more powerful—and dangerous—than the one thrown in.

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ISBN: 9781948598132
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Published: Open Books Publishing (UK) - January 28th, 2019

Featured on NPR.

Sworn brothers-one American, one Chinese-captured, imprisoned, tortured. Survival is just the beginning of the battle...

In 1942, Birch Bai, a Chinese pilot, and Danny Hardy, a downed American pilot, become sworn brothers and best friends.

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ISBN: 9780425282731
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Published: Berkley - April 3rd, 2018

From the critically acclaimed writer of A Different Sun, a Southern coming-of-age novel that sets three very different young people against the tumultuous years of the American civil rights movement...

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ISBN: 9781789141955
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Published: Reaktion Books - February 20th, 2020

As the first black author in America to make his living exclusively by writing, Langston Hughes inspired a generation of writers and activists. One of the pioneers of jazz poetry, Hughes led the Harlem Renaissance, while Martin Luther King, Jr., invoked Hughes’s signature metaphor of dreaming in his speeches. In this new biography, W.

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ISBN: 9780486432151
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Published: Dover Publications - August 29th, 2003

A masterpiece of storytelling, this epic saga pits Ahab, a brooding and fantastical sea captain, against the great white whale that crippled him. In telling the tale of Ahab's passion for revenge and the fateful voyage that ensued, Melville produced far more than the narrative of a hair-raising journey; Moby-Dick is a tale for the ages that sounds the deepest depths of the human soul.