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Brew Pub Book Club
June 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This month’s selection:
From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic. Find your magic. For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. Difficult Franny, with skin as pale as milk and blood red hair, shy and beautiful Jet, who can read other peoples thoughts, and charismatic Vincent, who began looking for trouble on the day he could walk. From the start Susanna sets down rules for her children: No walking in the moonlight, no red shoes, no wearing black, no cats, no crows, no candles, no books about magic. And most importantly, never, ever, fall in love. But when her children visit their Aunt Isabelle, in the small Massachusetts town where the Owens family has been blamed for everything that has ever gone wrong, they uncover family secrets and begin to understand the truth of who they are. Back in New York City each begins a risky journey as they try to escape the family curse. The Owens children cannot escape love even if they try, just as they cannot escape the pains of the human heart. The two beautiful sisters will grow up to be the revered, and sometimes feared, aunts in Practical Magic, while Vincent, their beloved brother, will leave an unexpected legacy. Thrilling and exquisite, real and fantastical, The Rules of Magic is a story about the power of love reminding us that the only remedy for being human is to be true to yourself.
BREW PUB BOOK CLUB
The Brew Pub Book Club is designed for those night owls who’s discussions tend to get a little loud. However, at Overtime, there’s no one around to shush you! So bring a friend and join us in Overtime’s cozy, warm atmosphere, where we’ll eat some snacks and discuss the month’s chosen title.
Stop by Overtime Brewing Co., located at 190 Elm St., Fort Bragg, every 4th Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30ish pm for a fun discussion.
If you have questions about the book club or would like to reserve a copy of the current selection, drop by the library or give us a call @ 707-964-2020.