Age of Vice

by: Deepti Kapoor Goodreads description: This is the age of vice, where money, pleasure, and power are everything,and the family ties that bind can also kill. New Delhi, 3 a.m. A speeding Mercedes jumps the curb and in the blink of an eye, five people are dead. It’s a rich man’s car, but when the […]

The Miniaturist

by: Jessie Burton Goodreads description: On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse […]

The Mitford Affair

by: Marie Benedict Goodreads description: Between the World Wars, the six Mitford sisters dominate the English political, literary, and social scenes. Though they’ve weathered scandals before, the family falls into disarray when Diana divorces her husband to marry a fascist leader and Unity follows her sister’s lead, inciting rumors that she’s become Hitler’s own mistress. […]

March 2023 Tidbit

Our tidbit this month is a mash-up of our two favorite things – food and reading! We found the perfect website for the next time you are hosting book club. Click on the link below to find a menu to serve while discussing your favorite reads. We thought about menus for the weirdo books we […]

Fairy Tale

by: Stephen King Goodreads description: Charlie Reade looks like a regular high school kid, great at baseball and football, a decent student. But he carries a heavy load. His mom was killed in a hit-and-run accident when he was ten, and grief drove his dad to drink. Charlie learned how to take care of himself—and […]

The Last Thing He Told Me

By: Laura Dave Goodreads description: Before Owen Michaels disappears, he manages to smuggle a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite her confusion and fear, Hannah Hall knows exactly to whom the note refers: Owen’s sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey. Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a child. Bailey, who wants absolutely nothing to […]

The Song of Achilles

by: Madeline Miller Goodreads description: Achilles, “the best of all the Greeks,” son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful, irresistible to all who meet him. Patroclus is an awkward young prince, exiled from his homeland after an act of shocking violence. Brought together by chance, […]

Things You Save in a Fire

By: Katherine Center Goodreads description: Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehouse, she’s seen her fair share of them, and she’s excellent at dealing with other people’s tragedies. But when her estranged and ailing mother asks her to uproot her life and move to Boston, […]