Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. The Girls, by Emma Cline, tells the thrilling story of Evie Boyd, a thoughtful and lonely te
In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don't know you've lost someone until you've found them. Tell The Wolves I'm Home
Author Toni Morrison has taken readers on journeys steeped in history and the human condition. Whether found on a southern plantation or navigating urban cities during the Harlem renaissance, her characters are dynamic and at the same time often flawed. Please bring along comments and questions about your favorite Morrison novels and join us for a discussion of some of Ms.
The Dream Stalker by Margaret Ceol
A white Jesuit priest and an Native American woman lawyer hunt for a murderer while keeping mutual attraction at bay. The setting is a Wyoming reservation mired in controversy over the sale of land for nuclear waste. Wind River Reservation series #3.
Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
When an elderly Jewish man approaches Aimée Leduc with a top-secret decoding job on behalf of a woman in his synagogue, Aimée unwittingly takes on more than she is expecting. She drops off her findings at her client's house in the Marais, Paris's historic Jewish quarter, and finds the woman strangled. First in the series.
In The Cairo Affair, Olen Steinhauer reveals once again masterful manipulations as he slowly unveils a portrait of a marriage, a jigsaw puzzle of loyalty and betrayal, set against a dangerous world of political games where allegiances are never clear and outcomes are never guaranteed.