Reader Rendezvous – November Buddy Read

Are you looking for a virtual bookish space to connect and share your love of books with? Look no further than Reader Rendezvous!

Visit the Reader Rendezvous webpage for more information about the book club, how to join, your hosts and the monthly reads.


THE SENTENCE by Louise Erdrich

A small independent bookstore in Minneapolis is haunted from November 2019 to November 2020 by the store's most annoying customer. Flora dies on All Souls' Day, but she simply won't leave the store. Tookie, who has landed a job selling books after years of incarceration that she survived by reading with murderous attention, must solve the mystery of this haunting while at the same time trying to understand all that occurs in Minneapolis during a year of grief, astonishment, isolation, and furious reckoning.

*Description from Goodreads.

Genre: magical realism, contemporary

Themes: self-discovery, Indigenous identity, language and literature, heritage, community

Setting: Minneapolis

Content Warnings: police brutality, racism, death, cultural appropriation, medical content, grief, addiction, colonization, drug abuse, confinement, pandemic, mental illness, pregnancy, genocide

Reading Breakdown:

Discord channels are organized by part to minimize spoilers and keep the chat going while reading.

Section 1: Time In Time Out - Solstice Fire

Section 2: Bonnee Année - Minnesota Goddamn

Section 3: Popcorn and Arson - Souls and Saints

Grab a copy to read with us this month!

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