This was my book club choice for March. I found it on the NPR book concierge list of book club books. Even though we didn’t meet because of the Covid-19 pandemic, I still read the book.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 337 pages
Setting: Baltimore, Maryland, October 1965-November 1966
Summary: Short version: Maddie leaves her husband and becomes a newspaper reporter Continue reading
This was my February’s book club choice. We read the first book, Me Before You, a few years ago. We decided to see how Moyes finished up the series.
Length: 352 pages
Setting: London, 2010s. a few years after the events of Me Before You
Summary: Short version: Louisa has a hard time moving on from Will’s death Continue reading
This is Kingsolver’s newest book that I finally got around to because it gave me a U title. Since there were quite a few in the library system, I recommended it as this November’s book club choice.
Length: 461 pages
Setting: Vineland, New Jersey, present day and 1880s
Summary: Short version: The story of two families, separated in time, trying to survive personal catastrophes Continue reading
This was our book club choice for October.
Length: 306 pages
Setting: mostly around Washington, D.C., present day
Summary: Short version: Vivian discovers her husband is a sleeper Russian agent Continue reading
This was our September book club choice.
Subtitle: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
Genre: nonfiction memoir
Length: 261 pages
Setting: mostly around Middleton, Ohio, 1980s-present
Summary: Short version: Vance’s hillbilly life and how he got out Continue reading