Quail Ridge Books Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.
November - no meeting
December 3 @ 4:30 - The Christmas Letters by Lee Smith (special date; holiday party)
January 28 – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
February 25 – Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen
March 25 - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
April 29 – The Blood of Emmett Till by Tim Tyson
In The Christmas Letters, three generations of women reveal their stories of love and marriage in the letters they write to family and friends during the holidays. It's a down-home Christmas story about tradition, family, and the shared experiences of women.
Here, in a letter of her own, Lee Smith explains how she was inspired to write this celebrated epistolary novel:
#1 New York Times Bestseller - Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times - The Washington Post - The Boston Globe - The Seattle Times - Esquire - Time
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In a small town on the verge of big change, a young woman unearths deep secrets about her family and unexpected truths about herself. Filled with insights that are the hallmark of Anna Quindlen's bestsellers, Miller's Valley is an emotionally powerful story about a family you will never forget.
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm
This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement--the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till--"and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren't often enough asked to do with history: learn from it" (The Atlantic).