Book Club Selections

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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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I Thought You Were Dead

by Pete Nelson

For Paul Gustavson, life is a succession of obstacles. Stella is Paul’s dog. Their relationship is at the heart of this poignantly funny and deeply moving story about a man trying to fix his past in order to save his future.

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West of Here

by Jonathan Evison

West of Here is a grand and playful odyssey, a multilayered saga of destiny and greed, adventure and passion, that chronicles the life of one small town, turning America’s history into myth.

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Pictures of You

by Caroline Leavitt

Two women running away from their marriages collide on a foggy highway, killing one of them. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life, but of the…

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Blind Your Ponies

by Stanley Gordon West

Hope is hard to come by in the hard-luck town of Willow Creek. Sam Pickett and five young men are about to change that.
Sam Pickett never expected to settle in this dried-up shell of…

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A Friend of the Family

by Lauren Grodstein

This riveting story of suburban tragedy charts a father’s fall from grace as he struggles to save his family, his reputation, and himself.

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Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs

by Heather Lende

A near-fatal bicycle accident has given Heather Lende a few more reasons to consider matters both spiritual and temporal.

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

by Heidi W. Durrow

A searing and heartwrenching portrait of a young biracial girl dealing with society’s ideas of race.

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

by Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez’s brilliant and buoyant first novel sets the García girls free to tell their most intimate stories about how they came to be at home—and not at home—in America.

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In the Time of the Butterflies

by Julia Alvarez

The voices of  four sisters speak across the decades to tell their own stories and to describe the everyday horrors of life under Gen. Trujillo’s rule in the Dominican Republic.

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