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Adult Book Discussion Group (Horizon Center)

  • The Horizon Center / Shelby Senior Services 1504 S Harrison St Shelbyville, IN, 46176 United States (map)

Join us for the library's book discussion group at the Horizon Center!

This discussion group meets on the fourth Thursday of most months. At this meeting, we will be discussing SPOONBENDERS: A NOVEL by Daryl Gregory. Books are available by the library's main circulation desk.

A generations-spanning family of psychics - both blessed and burdened by their abilities - must use their powers to save themselves from the CIA, the local mafia, and a skeptic hell-bent on discrediting them in this hilarious, tender, magical novel about the invisible forces that bind us.

The Telemachus family is known for performing inexplicable feats on talk shows and late-night television. Teddy, a master conman, heads up a clan who possess gifts he only fakes: there’s Maureen, who can astral project; Irene, the human lie detector; Frankie, gifted with telekinesis; and Buddy, the clairvoyant. But when, one night, the magic fails to materialize, the family withdraws to Chicago where they live in shame for years. Until: As they find themselves facing a troika of threats (CIA, mafia, unrelenting skeptic), Matty, grandson of the family patriarch, discovers a bit of the old Telemachus magic in himself. Now, they must put past obstacles behind them and unite like never before. But will it be enough to bring The Amazing Telemachus Family back to its amazing life?...

 

Pam Weakley, Outreach Department Head, will lead the discussion. Questions? (317) 398-7121 ext. 239 or pweakley@sscpl.lib.in.us.


Earlier Event: March 14
Morristown Storytime
Later Event: March 14
Paws for Reading