Young at Heart Adult Book Club Registration Form
What: Book discussion of The Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan
When: Wednesday, May 5th @ 12pm
Where: This book club will be held virtually over Zoom. An invitation with the meeting ID and discussion questions will be sent after we receive your registration.
Who: This book club is intended for Adults who like to read YA. If you haven't read the book - no problem - We would love to have you join us anyway!
Summary: Right before my eyes, my beautiful islands are changing forever. And so am I ...
Sixteen-year-old Leilani loves surfing and her home in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. But she's an outsider - half white, half Hawaiian, and an epileptic.
While Lei and her father are on a visit to Oahu, a global disaster strikes. Technology and power fail, Hawaii is cut off from the world, and the islands revert to traditional ways of survival. As Lei and her dad embark on a nightmarish journey across islands to reach home and family, she learns that her epilepsy and her deep connection to Hawaii could be keys to ending the crisis before it becomes worse than anyone can imagine.
A powerful story enriched by fascinating elements of Hawaiian ecology, culture, and warfare, this captivating and dramatic debut from Austin Aslan is the first of two novels. The author has a master’s degree in tropical conservation biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
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