Anxious People: A Novel by Fredrik Backman, 2020 (Author of A Man Called Ove); discussion led by Jeris Johnson.
A quirky, big-hearted novel…Wry, wise, and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure.” —People 352 pages
Crusade for Justice by Ida B. Wells; discussion led by tbd.
Autobiography of one of the foremost crusaders against black oppression. 496 Pages
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson; discussion led by Ann Foster
Story of a traveling librarian in Appalachia. Fiction 322 pages
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy; discussion led by Sue Kimball
“This is a short book but filled with such wisdom that I would love to discuss the concepts with the women. It is a book I have purchased to share with my children and grandchildren. If I could combine images and words to share the truth of my life, this book would be it.” Sue Kimball 128 pgs.
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris; discussion led by tbd
"Equal parts funny and chilling; the most bold and original novel in years." 367 pages
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt; discussion led by Marsha Besch
New York: Vintage Books (Random House), 2012. Non Fiction 528 pages
The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith; discussion led by Susan Spivey
New York: Little Brown, 2014. Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym used by J. K. Rowling (of Harry Potter fame) for her adult mystery series 464 pages. NOTE: this is the second book in this series, if your prefer to read the first one prior, it is The Cuckoo's Calling.
Where the Past Begins: a writer’s memoir by Amy Tan; discussion led by tbd
Harper Collins, 2017. Amy Tan is a best-selling author of books like The Joy Luck Club, and the Valley of Amazement, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, and so forth. This autobiography is her story, a memoir of her life. 368 Pages
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Author of All the Light We Cannot See and About Grace); discussion led by tbd
NOTE: This book is not to be released until September, 2021). 640 pages