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Thu, Jul 11

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Resevoir Park

Queer Book Club

Open to all, this is primarily a space for queer folks to meet other people in the community and share their love of reading by diving into books that explore the queer identity!

Queer Book Club
Queer Book Club

Time & Location

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Jul 11, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Resevoir Park, 832 E Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17602, USA

Guests

About the event

Hello! For July we will be reading Pet by Akwaeke Emezi.

A singular book that explores themes of identity and justice. Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look?

There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have grown up with this lesson all their life. But when Jam meets Pet, a creature made of horns and colors and claws, who emerges from one of her mother's paintings and a drop of Jam's blood, she must reconsider what she's been told. Pet has come to hunt a monster, and the shadow of something grim lurks in Redemption's house. Jam must fight not only to protect her best friend, but also to uncover the truth, and the answer to the question--How do you save the world from monsters if no one will admit they exist?

To prepare for this meeting! -

Bring a chair or blanket to sit on and a drink or snack to share!

To purchase online please use this link! This will take you to Read Rose Books on Bookshop.org.

This book is available for free through the Lancaster Library, and Lancaster Libby App.

Join the conversation on Discord! 

Resources to Access Books:

Lancaster Library

Hoopla App - Library Card Needed

Libby App - Library Card Needed

https://bookshop.org/shop/readrosebooks - Physical copy available for purchase and supports Read Rose Books

https://libro.fm/readrosebooks - Audiobooks available for purchase and supports Read Rose Books

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