Morning Book Group
Second Tuesday at 10 a.m.
December 11The Round House by Louise Erdich
When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family. Reprint. – (Baker & Taylor)
January 8Trajectory by Richard Russo
A new collection of short fiction by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody’s Fool includes the stories of a professor who confronts a plagiarist during a Thanksgiving holiday, a realtor who faces an ominous medical prognosis that places him in his father’s shadow and a lapsed novelist who struggles with a spouse’s illness while rekindling his career. – (Baker & Taylor)
Evening Book Group
First Monday at 7 p.m.
January 7The Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah
Reunited when their beloved father falls ill, sisters Meredith and Nina find themselves under the shadow of their disapproving mother, whose painful history is hidden behind her rendition of a Russian fairy tale told to the sisters in childhood. – (Baker & Taylor)
December 3The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg
Making daily visits to the grave of his beloved late wife, Arthur forges unexpected relationships with a nosy neighbor and a troubled teen who dubs him “Truluv” before the trio discovers healing and family together. By the best-selling author of Open House. – (Baker & Taylor
Non-Fiction Book Club
Fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m.
December 26The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton
A man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit describes how he became a victim of a flawed legal system, recounting the years he shared with fellow inmates who were eventually executed before his exoneration. – (Baker & Taylor)