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This Month’s Book: Luxury Liner, Lies, and Lifeboat 21

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For the month of November, all chapters of the Girly Book Club are reading On a Cold Dark Sea by Elizabeth Blackwell. Here’s our review: April 15, 1912.  Lifeboat 21 saves a mere 12 lives instead of the 65 it was built to hold. This is not just another tale of the Titanic’s voyage but an exploration of the aftermath left in its wake. Three women, each with her own secrets, rowed to rescue that night amid the wails of other passengers freezing in the arctic waters. On a Cold Dark Sea (Lake Union) by Elizabeth Blackwell takes us into their lives before and after the tragedy and examines what it means to be a lucky survivor. Charlotte Digby is a…

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November Choices: WWII, Titanic and Unlikely Friendships

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Members of the Girly Book Club are voting on the following four titles to determine the book selection for their November club meetings in 70 chapters around the world. White Rose, Black Forest (Lake Union Publishing) by Eoin Dempsey In the shadows of World War II, trust becomes the greatest risk of all for two strangers. December 1943. In the years before the rise of Hitler, the Gerber family’s summer cottage was filled with laughter. Now, as deep drifts of snow blanket the Black Forest, German dissenter Franka Gerber is alone and hopeless. Fervor and brutality have swept through her homeland, taking away both her father and her brother and leaving her with no reason to live. That is, until she discovers…

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