The 2020 Summer Reading Challenge, "Imagine Your Story," highlights fantasy and folklore this summer. Join us to discuss The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden, a retelling of the Russian folktale "Vasilisa the Beautiful." Publishers Weekly says, "Stunning . . . will enchant readers from the first page. . . . with an irresistible heroine who wants only to be free of the bonds placed on her gender and claim her own fate.”
Available as an e-book or e-audiobook from OverDrive and available in print from SJCPL.
June 8: Pages 1-92 (finish chapter 10)
June 15: Pages 93-178 (finish chapter 16)
June 22: Pages 179-258 (finish Part 2)
June 29: Pages 259-end (Part 3)--Author Katherine Arden will join us to discuss the book!
Google Meet link for all meetings: https://meet.google.com/foc-wkfn-snu