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Virtual: Young at Heart Adult Book Club

Event Type: Adult Book Club
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 5/5/2021
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Description:
 
What: Book discussion of The Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan

When: Wednesday, May 5th @ 6pm

Where: This book club will be held virtually over Zoom. An invitation with the meeting ID and discussion questions will be sent after we receive your registration.

Who: This book club is intended for Adults who like to read YA. If you haven't read the book - no problem - We would love to have you join us anyway!

Summary: Right before my eyes, my beautiful islands are changing forever. And so am I ...

Sixteen-year-old Leilani loves surfing and her home in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. But she's an outsider - half white, half Hawaiian, and an epileptic.

While Lei and her father are on a visit to Oahu, a global disaster strikes. Technology and power fail, Hawaii is cut off from the world, and the islands revert to traditional ways of survival. As Lei and her dad embark on a nightmarish journey across islands to reach home and family, she learns that her epilepsy and her deep connection to Hawaii could be keys to ending the crisis before it becomes worse than anyone can imagine.

A powerful story enriched by fascinating elements of Hawaiian ecology, culture, and warfare, this captivating and dramatic debut from Austin Aslan is the first of two novels. The author has a masterís degree in tropical conservation biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

See link below to register.

Contact: Sarah Akers
Contact Number: 479-271-6712
Link: Click here to register