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ROYAL Book Club: NOGGIN
ROYAL is our monthly book club for adult Readers of Young Adult Literature. Anyone 18 and up is welcome to attend, no registration or purchase necessary. New people are always welcome! Just read the book (or at least start it) and show up for a friendly discussion.
About August Book Selection:
2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
A touching, hilarious "tour de force of imagination and empathy" (Booklist, starred review) from John Corey Whaley, author of the Printz and Morris Award-winning Where Things Come Back.
Listen--Travis Coates was alive once and then he wasn't.
Now he's alive again.
Simple as that.
The in between part is still a little fuzzy, but Travis can tell you that, at some point or another, his head got chopped off and shoved into a freezer in Denver, Colorado. Five years later, it was reattached to some other guy's body, and well, here he is. Despite all logic, he's still sixteen, but everything and everyone around him has changed. That includes his bedroom, his parents, his best friend, and his girlfriend. Or maybe she's not his girlfriend anymore? Looks like if the new Travis and the old Travis are ever going to find a way to exist together, then there are going to be a few more scars. Oh well, you only live twice.
"The absolute best head transplant surgery love story I've ever read." --Matthew Quick, author of Silver Linings Playbook.
Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
640 Merrimon Avenue
at The Hop
Asheville, NC 28804