#BookFaceFriday “The Meaning of Names” by Karen Gettert Shoemaker

It’s a dark and stormy #BookFaceFriday!

This week’s #BookFaceFriday is a past One Book One Nebraska selection, we keep all past OBON book club kits, so if you haven’t read them all now’s your chance! “The Meaning of Names” by Karen Gettert Shoemaker (Red Hen Press, 2015), was the 2016 selection and is a great read for book clubs! This title is also available as an ebook in Nebraska OverDrive Libraries. You can find all of the OBON titles on our Book Club Kits page; just search “One Book One Nebraska” in the Keyword search box. Add it to your to-be-read list today!

“The Meaning of Names… explores exactly that – what message does a simple name convey? How is that meaning twisted during times of trial? Shoemaker presents readers with a simple, realistic cast of characters, a heart-rending story of endurance, and reminds us that both prejudice and forgiveness take many forms.”

Historical Novel Society

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  1. These kits can be checked out by the librarians of Nebraska libraries and media centers.
  2. Circulation times are flexible and will be based upon availability. There is no standard check-out time for book club kits.
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Find this title and many more through Nebraska OverDrive! Libraries participating in the Nebraska OverDrive Libraries Group currently have access to a shared and growing collection of digital downloadable audiobooks and eBooks. 189 libraries across the state share the Nebraska OverDrive collection of 21,696 audiobooks, 35,200 eBooks, and 3,964 magazines. As an added bonus it includes 130 podcasts that are always available with simultaneous use (SU), as well as SU ebooks and audiobook titles that publishers have made available for a limited time. If you’re a part of it, let your users know about this great title, and if you’re not a member yet, find more information about participating in Nebraska Overdrive Libraries!

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