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Book Club, Fridays, 6:30 p.m. Zoom meeting

 

March 19American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Lydia Quixano Pérez runs a bookstore in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She has a son, Luca, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable.  When Lydia’s husband’s tell-all profile of Javier, the jefe of the newest drug cartel, is published, none of their lives will ever be the same. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia and Luca make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier’s reach doesn’t extend. 

American Dirt will leave readers utterly changed. It is a literary achievement filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page. 

 

April 16The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter to be opened upon his death, containing a secret with the potential to destroy lives. Imagine you stumble upon the letter while your husband is still very much alive...

Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all—but that letter is about to change everything—and not just for her. There are other women who barely know Cecilia—or each other—but they, too, are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret.

 

May 21Educated A Memoir by Tara Westover

Educated A Memoir by Tara Westover

About Mormon abuse and the way in which both abusers and their enablers distort reality.  A memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University emphasizing the importance of education and how it enlarges the main character's world. 

 

 

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