Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver After a decade of domestic disharmony on a failing farm, Dellarobia Turnbow has settled for permanent disappointment but seeks momentary escape through an obsessive flirtation with a younger man. As she hikes up a mountain road behind her house to a secret tryst, she encounters a shocking sight: a silent, […]
Saturday, August 3rd – 11:00 Story time – all ages welcome! Saturday, August 24th – 11 to 12:00 Our front yard craft-making series continues with…origami bookmarks!
Arcadia by Lauren Groff In the fields of western New York State in the 1970s, a few dozen idealists set out to live off the land, founding a commune centered on the grounds of a decaying mansion called Arcadia House. Arcadia follows this romantic utopian dream from its hopeful start through its heyday. Arcadia’s inhabitants […]
This month’s events… Saturday, July 13 – 11:00 Story time with Jesse Wood – all ages welcome! Saturday, July 27 – 11:00 to 12:00 Magazine-bead/jewelery making in our front yard.
Our pick this month is: Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple When Bee cashes in on her perfect middle-school report card to plan a family trip to Antarctica, she drives her agoraphobic mother Bernadette to her wits’ end. As Berndadette takes off, Bee is left to discover the secrets leading to her unraveling. A […]
Saturday, June 8th – 4:00 Local author George Ancona reads and signs his books based here in New Mexico and farther flung locales… Saturday, June 15th – 11:00 Story time with Jesse Wood – all ages welcome! Saturday, June 22nd – 11:00 to 12:00 Paper-making in our front yard! Wednesday, June 26th – 6:30 Mother/Daughter […]
Our book club for grown-ups May pick is: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter The story starts with an Italian man meeting a dying American woman on the Ligurian coast in 1962 and begins again fifty years later when he tries to find her, before spinning out to other times and places. Blending satire and romance […]
Wednesday, May 29th at 6:30. We will be discussing: Wonder by R.J. Palacio The focus of much attention and many awards, this book is beautifully written in brief, conversational chapters from both the perspective of Auggie, a ten-year-old born with facial deformities, and from that of his older sister. Both witty and tear-inducing, this story […]
Here’s what’s happening this month at Bee Hive… Saturday May 4 – 4:00, Joe Hayes tells stories and signs books Saturday May 11 – 4:00, Felicia Bond, illustrator of the If You Give A Dog a Donut series, etc, will be giving an illustration presentation and signing books Saturday May 18 – 11:00, story time […]
Our pick this month: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed had suffered a devastating period of her life – including the death of her mother and the crumbling of her marriage. A few years later, she made the impulsive decision to hike more then […]