Book Club

The Page Turners is an amazing group of ladies that meet at 7pm the last Wednesday of the month at the Stanton County Museum.

Can contact Wynn Cockrum OR Barb Morris with questions.

January 2019

Book: To the Stars Through Difficulties By: Romalyn Tilghman Andrew Carnegie funded fifty-nine public libraries in Kansas in the early 20th century―but it was frontier women who organized waffle suppers, minstrel shows, and women’s baseball games to buy books to fill them. Now, a century later, Angelina returns to her father’s hometown of New Hope to …

APRIL 2018

94BEFORE WE WERE YOURS: A NOVEL AUTHOR: LISA WINGATE The NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER! For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a “thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families, two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal.” Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi …

MARCH 2018

95Pianist in a Bordello Author: Mike Erickson What would happen if a politician decided to tell the truth—the whole truth? Richard Youngblood, aspiring Congressman, is about to find out. He’s running on a platform of honesty and transparency—and against the advice of his friends and advisers he’s decided to start with himself. His autobiography will …

FEBRUARY 2018

House without Windows: A Novel Author: Nadia Hashimi A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood—an emotionally powerful and haunting tale of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture—from the author of the bestselling The Pearl That Broke Its Shell and When the Moon Is Low. For two decades, Zeba was a loving wife, …

JANUARY 2018

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Author: Matthew Desmond In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), “vivid and unsettling” (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic …

NOVEMBER 2017

Zeitoun By Dave Eggers Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are typical middle class Americans, raising children and running a house-painting business in New Orleans.  As Hurricane Katrina approached, Kathy evacuates with their four young kids while Zeitoun stays to watch over their home and business.  As the floodwaters rise, he travels the city by canoe, feeding …

OCTOBER 2017

Enemy Woman By Paulette Jiles Enemy Women written by Paulette Jiles is an extraordinary, well researched historical fiction novel. The start of every chapter, Jiles includes real Civil War letters and journal entries the have a relation to the chapter. These letters provide historical background knowledge which the author builds off of in future chapter. …

SEPTEMBER 2017

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race The #1 New York Times bestseller The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a …