Gibson's Book Club reads The Mysteries, by Marisa Silver

cover art for The Mysteries, by Marisa SilverMonday, July 11th, 2022, 5:30pm, in-store

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading The Mysteries, by Marisa Silver.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mary Coin, a masterful, intimate story of two young girls, joined in an unlikely friendship, whose lives are shattered in a single, unthinkable moment.

Miggy Brenneman is a wild and reckless seven-year-old with a fierce imagination, hellbent on pushing against the limits of childhood. Ellen is polite, cautious, and drawn to her friend's bright flame. While the adults around them adjust to unstable times and fractured relationships, the girls respond with increasingly dangerous play. When tragedy strikes, all the novel's characters grapple with questions of fate and individual responsibility, none more so than Miggy, who must make sense of a swiftly disappearing past and a radically transformed future.

Written with searing clarity and surpassing tenderness, The Mysteries limns the painful ambiguities of adulthood and the intense perceptions of an indelibly drawn child to offer a profound exploration of how all of us, at every stage, must reckon with life's abundant and unsolvable mysteries.

Our book club is free and open to the public, newcomers are encouraged to try us out! Club books are chosen democratically by the participants; they've chosen an eclectic, ambitious list of books for the coming year: join us for every meeting, or deal yourself in as the spirit moves you.

Event date: 
Monday, July 11, 2022 - 5:30pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
The Mysteries By Marisa Silver Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635576443
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 4th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mary Coin, a masterful, intimate story of two young girls, joined in an unlikely friendship, whose lives are shattered in a single, unthinkable moment.


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