Coffee, Books and More
Coffee, Books, and More…Book Discussion
The goal of this group is to read a variety of books, both fiction and non-fiction, that will stimulate the mind and some lively conversation. This book discussion meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. in Meeting Room B at the Library. Books will be available at the Fiction/AV/Teen desk one month prior to the discussion.
NOTE: December 20 – No Book discussed – Members’ Meeting
January 15, 2020
Camino Island by John Grisham
After being laid off from her teaching position, Mercer Mann is approached by a mysterious woman with a generous offer to go undercover and infiltrate bookstore owner Bruce Cable's life and his circle of literary friends, ideally getting close enough to learn his secrets.
February 19, 2020
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
When her troubled, ex-POW father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of not only their lack of preparedness but also how the harsh conditions bring out the worst in Ernt, whose paranoia takes over their lives
March 18, 2020
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Celestial and Roy are newly married professionals leaning in to a bright future when Roy is convicted of a crime he did not commit. This is not a heroes vs. villains tale with a tidy resolution. It is a complicated, messy, moving, and thought-provoking story about love, family, and the wide-reaching effects of incarceration.
April 15, 2020
The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell
Deep in the heart of London, in a lush communal square, as a festive garden party is taking place, a thirteen year-old girl lies unconscious and bloody in a hidden corner. What really happened to her? And who is responsible?
May 20, 2020
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple, tracing the very different cultural factors that compel them to consume a rare native tea that has shaped their family's destiny for generations.