REC Book Club

Read, exercise, and converse with other book lovers at Tomahawk Ridge Community Center’s monthly book club.

Meet other avid readers to discuss a predetermined book.

This group meets the first Thursday of the month. The meeting is free and open to everyone.

Address

8101 Marty
Overland Park, KS 66204

Phone

913-895-6350

Hours

7-8:30 p.m.

Upcoming REC Book Club Meetings

REC Book Club

When

October 3, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Matt Ross Community Center

REC Book Club

When

November 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Matt Ross Community Center

REC Book Club

When

December 5, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Matt Ross Community Center

REC Book Club

When

January 2, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Matt Ross Community Center

REC Book Club

When

February 6, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Matt Ross Community Center

REC Book Club

When

March 5, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Matt Ross Community Center

2019 Books

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
August 1, 2019

This novel is popular with readers of The Orphan Train and The Nightingale. This book is based on a scandal involving a Memphis-based adoption organization which kidnapped and sold children to wealthy families around the country. It centers on one family’s experience.

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
September 5, 2019

Set in Ghana in the eighteenth century, two half-sisters have very different lives. One marries an Englishman, and one becomes a slave. This novel illuminates slavery’s troubled history for those who were taken, and those who stayed behind.

The Flight Attendant by Chris Bojilihan
October 3, 2019

This novel is the work of the author of the Double Bind. A flight attendant with a drinking problem, awakens to find a dead man in her bed. Blacked out from drinking, she has no idea what has happened.

Wonder by RJ Palacio
November 7, 2019

August Pullman’s facial differences keep him out of school until the fifth grade. As he matures, this story includes different points of view (sister, classmates, sister’s boyfriend). This becomes a story of a community’s struggle with empathy, compassion and acceptance.

A State of Freedom by Neel Mukharjee
December 5, 2019

This is the story of five characters who seek to better their lives. This story is set in contemporary India and moves between the modern world and the ancient tradition of yesterday.