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Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room-Royal Oak
29932 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073
Love to read? Love to drink wine? Us, too!
Join us for the next Royal Oak meeting of MBTB's book club, featuring fun, easygoing discussion paired with wine! No registration required; just drop by to participate. The $12 cost includes a full flight of wine (five 2 oz. samples) and Flight Bites (a small plate of Michigan-made cheese and chocolate).
While discussion begins at 7 p.m., please feel free to arrive early to check in and get started on your wine!
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Our featured book for October is «My Sister's Keeper» by Jodi Picoult. Our October theme is Moral Dilemmas.
Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate—a life and a role that she has never challenged...until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to question who she truly is. But unlike most teenagers, she has always been defined in terms of her sister—and so Anna makes a decision that for most would be unthinkable, a decision that will tear her family apart and have perhaps fatal consequences for the sister she loves.
My Sister’s Keeper examines what it means to be a good parent, a good sister, a good person. Is it morally correct to do whatever it takes to save a child’s life, even if that means infringing upon the rights of another? Is it worth trying to discover who you really are, if that quest makes you like yourself less? Should you follow your own heart, or let others lead you? Once again, in My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult tackles a controversial real-life subject with grace, wisdom, and sensitivity.