Set on the idyllic campus of a women's college in the mountains of Virginia, Small Blessings is a charming first novel with characters who are both sympathetic but also deeply wounded by life's arbitrary injustices. Woodroof has written a poignant story about the lives of lovely, imperfect people and their difficult choices. -Sarah
Her Pulitzer Prize-winning Olive Kitteridge is a Quail Ridge and book club favorite. Now Elizabeth Strout visits on Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m. with The Burgess Boys. It's a story of the lifelong repercussions suffered by three siblings as a result of a freak accident that killed their father when they were children.