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Library Book Club's January Selection: The Echo of Old Books


Jan 1, 2024

Come to the library today and check out our next Book Club title: The Echo of Old Books by Barbara Davis. We'll be discussing it on Monday January 29th at 5:30pm.

The Echo of Old Books is the story of rare-book dealer Ashlyn Greer, whose affinity for books extends beyond the intoxicating scent of old paper, ink, and leather. She can feel the echoes of the books’ previous owners—an emotional fingerprint only she can read. When Ashlyn discovers a pair of beautifully bound volumes that appear to have never been published, her gift quickly becomes an obsession. Not only is each inscribed with a startling incrimination, but the authors, Hemi and Belle, tell conflicting sides of a tragic romance.

With no trace of how these mysterious books came into the world, Ashlyn is caught up in a decades-old literary mystery, beckoned by two hearts in ruins, whoever they were, wherever they are. Determined to learn the truth behind the doomed lovers’ tale, she reads on, following a trail of broken promises and seemingly unforgivable betrayals. The more Ashlyn learns about Hemi and Belle, the nearer she comes to bringing closure to their love story—and to the unfinished chapters of her own life.

No registration is necessary to join the book club, just show up on the date and discuss with your fellow literature lovers!

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