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Robbins Library QBG Reads… Skim
August 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This month QBG will be discussing the graphic novel Skim by Mariko Tamaki, Illus. Jillian Tamaki.
“’Skim’ is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls’ school. When Skim’s classmate Katie Matthews is dumped by her boyfriend, who then kills himself, the entire school goes into mourning overdrive. As concerned guidance counselors provide lectures on the ‘cycle of grief,’ and the popular clique starts a new club (Girls Celebrate Life!) to bolster school spirit, Skim sinks into an ever-deepening depression.
And falling in love (with her teacher Ms. Archer, no less) only makes things worse…”
Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk one month before the meeting date. New members always welcome!
Queer Book Group / Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both fiction and non-fiction, and hosts LGBTQ-themed social events. New members are welcome! Come make some new friends & expand your community