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Wednesday, September 23, 2020    Discussion Leader: Yara Wilson

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson · Stevenson, Bryan
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice - from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL...
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020     Discussion Leader: Diane Marsh

Uprising

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; 2nd Printing edition
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The fire at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 young immigrant workers, is one of the worst disasters since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, and the disaster, which brought attention to the labor movement in America, is part of the curriculum...
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020     Discussion Leader: Tereisa Bigo

The Waiting: The True Story of a Lost Child, a Lifetime of Longing, and a Miracle for a Mother Who Never Gave Up

Cathy LaGrow · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable true story that will touch your heart and make you believe in love's enduring legacy, and in the power of prayer.In 1928, 16-year-old Minka was on a picnic in the woods when she was assaulted and raped. And suddenly this innocent farm girl -- who still thought the stork...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021     Discussion Leader: Erlend Warnick

Last Bus to Wisdom: A Novel

Ivan Doig · Riverhead Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Named a Best Book of the Year by the Seattle Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Kirkus Review

The final novel from a great American storyteller.

Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Ivan Doig's beloved...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021     Discussion Leader: Brooke Dodds

Housekeeping: A Novel

Marilynne Robinson · Picador
Pages: 219
Format: Print book

A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, their eccentric and remote aunt. The family house is in the small...
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Wednesday, March 24, 2021     Discussion Leader: Misty Galbraith

Circe

Madeline Miller · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller "manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The...
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Wednesday, April 28, 2021     Discussion Leader: Etta McQuade

Catherine, Called Birdy

Karen Cushman

Catherine, a spirited and inquisitive young woman of good family, narrates in diary form the story of her fourteenth year - the year 1290. A Newbery Honor Book.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021     Discussion Leader: Eloise Fugal

Shakespeare: The World as Stage

Bill Bryson · Atlas Books/HarperCollins
Pages: 199
Format: Book

William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of wild supposition arranged around scant facts. With a steady hand and his trademark wit, Bill Bryson sorts through this colorful...
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