Join us for our 10th annual Community Reads event. This fall, six area libraries (Lyon Township, Northville, Novi, Salem-South Lyon, Walled Lake, and Wixom) encourage our readers to check out a copy of Beautiful Music by Michael Zadoorian. Copies of the book are available on the New Book shelves. This great multi-community event brings neighboring libraries together to strengthen community ties and promote literacy. To learn more, please visit nlacommunityreads.weebly.com.
Beautiful Music has been named a 2019 Michigan Notable Book and was the Adult Fiction Book winner of the 2018 Great Lakes Great Reads Program. Set in early 1970s Detroit, a divided city still reeling from its violent race riot of 1967, Beautiful Music is the story of one young man’s transformation through music. Danny Yzemski is a husky, pop radio-loving loner balancing a dysfunctional home life with the sudden harsh realities of freshman year at a high school marked by racial turbulence. Danny finds his own reason to carry on: rock and roll. Beautiful Music is a touching story about the power of music and its ability to save one’s soul.
The Meet the Author event will take place at the Novi Public Library on Wednesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. Please register at novilibrary.org or call 248-349-0720.