Book Club Selections

What My Mother Gave Me

by Elizabeth Benedict

In What My Mother Gave Me, women look at the relationships between mothers and daughters through a new lens: a daughter’s story of a gift from her mother that has touched her to the bone and served as a model, a metaphor, or a touchstone in her own life.

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All Woman and Springtime

by Brandon W. Jones

After Gi and Il-sun meet in an orphanage in North Korea, Il-sun’s pursuit of a better life imperils both girls when her suitor spirits them across the Demilitarized Zone.

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All This Talk of Love

by Christopher Castellani

It’s been fifty years since Maddalena Grasso has seen everything she knew and loved in the village of Santa Cecilia, Italy. Now her daughter Prima hatches the idea to take the entire family back to Italy, and it threatens to tear them apart.

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Memoir of the Sunday Brunch

by Julia Pandl

For Julia Pandl, the rite of passage into young-adulthood included mandatory service at her family’s restaurant, where she watched as her father—who was also the chef—ruled with the strictness of a drill sergeant. At age… READ MORE

The Art Forger

by B. A. Shapiro

Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—still the largest unsolved art theft in history—one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist.

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Comet’s Tale

by Steven Wolf - Lynette Padwa and Lynette Padwa

Comet’s Tale is a story about a friendship between two former winners—a hard-driving attorney and an abused racing greyhound—both a little down on their luck, who together stage a remarkable comeback.

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The Taste of Salt

by Martha Southgate

The Taste of Salt charts the lives of the Hendersons from the parents’ first charmed meeting to scientist daughter Josie’s realization that the ways of the human heart are more complex than anything seen under a microscope.

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Something for Nothing

by David Anthony

Martin Anderson has a racehorse, a deep-sea fishing boat, a vacation home in Tahoe, and a Caddy in the garage. But his life is in freefall.

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Silver Sparrow

by Tayari Jones

With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in… READ MORE
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What You See in the Dark

by Manuel Munoz

When a famous director arrives to scout locations for a film about madness and murder at a roadside motel, Manuel Muñoz's novel takes the reader into places no camera can go.

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