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Adults Who Read YA Book Club

  • Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse 1010 Foothill Boulevard La Cañada Flintridge (map)

THE ADULTS WHO READ YA BOOK CLUB MEETS THE SECOND FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 10:30 AM

Check, Please!:#Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu

Eric Bittle may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It is nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all? There’s checking (anything that hinders the player with possession of the puck, ranging from a stick check all the way to a physical sweep). And then, there is Jackhis very attractive but moody captain.

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A collection of the first half, freshmen and sophomore year, of the megapopular webcomic series of the same name, Check, Please!: #Hockey is the first book of a hilarious and stirring two-volume coming-of-age story about hockey, bros, and trying to find yourself during the best four years of your life. This book includes updated art and a hilarious, curated selection of Bitty's beloved tweets.

The Adults Who Read YA Book Club meets to discuss any and all genres of young adult literature. Characters, themes, symbols, and the intersection of fiction and real life are all up for lively discussion. A bonus ingredient is the critical perspective of several writers in the group. Anyone interested in joining can email:

Mary (mary.malhotra@gmail.com) or Ozma (ozriley3@gmail.com), or simply attend a meeting.

Later Event: September 15
Moonday Poetry Series