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
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.
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.$18.95ISBN: 9781948598132Availability: Available from warehouse in 1-5 business daysPublished: Open Books Publishing (UK) - January 28th, 2019
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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.$16.00ISBN: 9780425282731Availability: On our shelves nowPublished: 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...$19.00ISBN: 9781789141955Availability: On our shelves nowPublished: 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.$7.00ISBN: 9780486432151Availability: On our shelves nowPublished: 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.