Book Club Selections

If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name

by Heather Lende

NPR commentator Heather Lende's take on her offbeat Alaskan hometown celebrates life in a dangerous and breathtakingly beautiful place.


In the Land of Second Chances

by George Shaffner

A traveling salesman comes to Ebb, Nebraska, a town where everybody is in a bit of trouble. Using nothing but common sense and three simple arguments, he changes the minds, hearts, and fortunes of an entire town.


Outwitting History

by Aaron Lansky

The amazing adventures of a man who rescued a million Yiddish books.


The Sky Unwashed

by Irene Zabytko

Early on an April Saturday in 1986 in a farm village in Ukraine, widow Marusia Petrenko and her family awake to a day of traditional wedding preparations. Marusia bakes her famous wedding bread, a korovai,… READ MORE

Gap Creek

by Robert Morgan

New York Times Bestseller & Oprah’s Book Club Pick Young Julie Harmon works “hard as a man,” they say, so hard that at times she’s not sure she can stop. People depend on her… READ MORE

Big Fish

by Daniel Wallace

In his prime, Edward Bloom was an extraordinary man. He could outrun anybody. He never missed a day of school. He saved lives and tamed giants. Animals loved him, people loved him, women loved him.… READ MORE

Rose’s Garden

by Carrie Brown

Conrad and Rose met as children, fell in love as teenagers, and married young. Conrad earned a living as a gilder, raised homing pigeons, and worshipped Rose. Rose gardened. They lived together for more than… READ MORE

Leave Me

by Gayle Forman

“This surprising, compassionate story brings to life the secret, guilty fantasy of many overworked moms.” —People “In an enthralling novel reminiscent of Anne Tyler’s Ladder of Years, a woman who recently suffered a… READ MORE

The Remedy for Love

by Bill Roorbach

“A page-turner, a love story and a vivid drama of man (and woman) against the elements . . . A great read by a wonderful writer.” —Newsday

 When the “Storm of the Century” threatens western… READ MORE