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Women's Book Club: Jodi Picoult's "A Spark of Light"

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Fierce...with Love

8914 North Seneca Street

Weedsport, NY 13166

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8 consecutive Sunday afternoon discussions: December 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019 (except December 30)

$100 (includes book) and a craft beverage each discussion.

This is limited to only 25 spaces... please register quickly.

We will be meeting at the local women-owned Fierce... with Love, empowered women’s lingerie boutique, at

Fierce - with Love
8914 N. Seneca St.
Weedsport, NY 13166

This is a group for women of all ages (18 & up, due to adult themes) who are interested in meeting and discussing a book of the month. This is a time for us to have a short break from our husbands, kids, grandkids, pets, and all responsibilities--some "me" time to have enjoyable discussions about the book we've read as a group. This group will be led by local author, teacher, and playwright Kristen McNab.

Publisher’s Book Summary: The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center—a women’s reproductive health services clinic—its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage.

After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his horror, finds out that his fifteen-year-old daughter, Wren, is inside the clinic.

But Wren is not alone. She will share the next and tensest few hours of her young life with a cast of unforgettable characters: A nurse who calms her own panic in order to save the life of a wounded woman. A doctor who does his work not in spite of his faith but because of it, and who will find that faith tested as never before. A pro-life protester, disguised as a patient, who now stands in the crosshairs of the same rage she herself has felt. A young woman who has come to terminate her pregnancy. And the disturbed individual himself, vowing to be heard.

Told in a daring and enthralling narrative structure that counts backward through the hours of the standoff, this is a story that traces its way back to what brought each of these very different individuals to the same place on this fateful day.

One of the most fearless writers of our time, Jodi Picoult tackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel. How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent? A Spark of Light will inspire debate, conversation . . . and, hopefully, understanding.

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