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The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Date:  January 24, Wednesday
Time: 10:00 to 12:00 
Format:  Zoom
Discussion Leader:  Ruth Rogers
Others welcome: All booklovers of CWAJ are welcome to participate, as well as prospective members.  Please be sure to RSVP for Zoom link.
RSVP to reading@cwaj.org by: January 22, Monday

“Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary’s fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries….   With crackling suspense, unforgettable characters and searing insight, The Lost Apothecary is a subversive and intoxicating debut novel of secrets, vengeance and the remarkable ways women can save each other despite the barrier of time.” [Amazon]

RG Outing: November 29, Wednesday from 13:00 at leaf-viewing in Shinjuku Gyoen.  Contact Co-Leaders for details.  Everyone is welcome!

February 28: The Promise by Damon Galgut
Discussion Leader:
Akiko Hara

Co-Leaders: Michiko Miyoshi and Ann Endo
Contact: reading@cwaj.org

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