Author Reading by Beth Goobie

Beth Goobie grew up in Guelph, Ontario. She has wanted to be a writer since she started to read, however she didn’t join her high school writing club, nor did she do much creative writing until her late twenties, when she took four creative writing courses at the University of Alberta. After high school, she lived in Holland for one year, where she worked as a nanny and learned Dutch. Then she moved to Winnipeg, where she earned a B. A., with a major in English Literature.

Library Book Club 1

Library Book Club 1 will meet to discuss the novel Touch by Alexi Zentner.

"On the eve of his mother’s death, Stephen comes home to Sawgamet, a logging town where the dangers of working in the cuts are overshadowed by the dark mysteries and magic lurking in the woods. Thirty years after the mythical summer his grandfather returned to town on a quixotic search for his dead wife, Stephen confronts the painful losses in his own life."