August, the hottest time of the year (depending where you live) and a great time to sit on a porch, by the lake, or in delicious air conditioning and read a book. So we are pleased to announce Open Book Society’s new book club for the month of August is Wake by Lisa McMann.


For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie’s seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.

She can’t tell anybody about what she does — they’d never believe her, or worse, they’d think she’s a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn’t want and can’t control.

Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else’s twisted psyche. She is a participant….

Here is a link to watch the Wake Book Trailer.

Keep your copy of Wake handy and visit OBS in August to be a part of the Chapter Breakdowns and discussions!