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Book Club: Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

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Join Brooke and Myla on Saturday, February 24th at 10:30 AM for a discussion of this month's book club selection, Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple. The book will be available in regular print, large print, and audiobook for check-out at the front desk. Stop in and pick up your copy, and join us for Febuary's book club. Please call if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

A brilliant novel from the author of Where'd You go, Bernadette, about a day in the life of Eleanor Flood, forced to abandon her small ambitions and awake to a strange, new future. 

Eleanor knows she's a mess. But today, she will tackle the little things. She will shower and get dressed. She will have her poetry and yoga lessons after dropping off her son, Timby. She won't swear. She will initiate sex with her husband, Joe. But before she can put her modest plan into action-life happens. Today, it turns out, is the day Timby has decided to fake sick to weasel his way into his mother's company. It's also the day Joe has chosen to tell his office-but not Eleanor-that he's on vacation. Just when it seems like things can't go more awry, an encounter with a former colleague produces a graphic memoir whose dramatic tale threatens to reveal a buried family secret.

Today Will Be Different is a hilarious, heart-filled story about reinvention, sisterhood, and how sometimes it takes facing up to our former selve