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September 26, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Georgetown Township Public Library
1525 Baldwin Street
Jenison, MI 49428
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Evening Adult Book Discussion Group: Waves of Mercy by Lynn Austin

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Join us for a monthly book discussion! September's book is "Waves of Mercy" by Lynn Austin. Books can be picked up at the circulation desk ahead of time, and all are welcome! Lynn Austin is visiting the library on October 9, so come to book discussion and read her book ahead of time! The book is a fictional story about the founding of Holland, MI, so it also has a local interest. "Geesje de Jonge crossed the ocean at age seventeen with her parents and a small group of immigrants from the Netherlands to settle in the Michigan wilderness. Fifty years later, in 1897, she's asked to write a memoir of her early experiences as the town celebrates it's anniversary. Reluctant at first, she soon uncovers memories and emotions hidden all these years, including the story of her one true love. At the nearby Hotel Ottawa Resort on the shore of Lake Michigan, twenty-three-year-old Anna Nicholson is trying to ease the pain of a broken engagement to a wealthy Chicago banker. But...