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Join the OVM Book Club — It’s Free!

Although the moms of OVM are busy, they still manage time to read and share titles with each other often. Since they have had such fun discussing and sharing books with each other, they thought they would open the book club up to other moms (and dads!) who might want to participate in monthly discussions.

Current Book Club Selection — The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

Released on September 27, 2012 as JK Rowling’s first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy has been getting some serious buzz.

When Barry Fairbrother dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils…Pagford is not what it first seems. And the empty seat left by Barry on the town’s council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations? Blackly comic, thought-provoking and constantly surprising, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults.

We hope you’ll join us for this month’s book club selection! For those of you who have heard about this book, are you excited to read it? What do you think of Rowling’s departure from her novels geared toward young adults?



Previous Book Club Selections

Author Interviews

Watch as Erin interviews Gigi Levangie Grazer about her book, “The After Wife, OVM’s August 2012 selection.


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