The Dreamers by Karen Thompson-Walker
Literary Fiction / Mystery / Science Fiction / Sonya

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson-Walker

This fascinating and inventive novel is the second book by Karen Thompson Walker following her 2012 debut, The Age of Miracles. The Dreamers takes place in Southern California. The book follows several individuals who are living through an epidemic of a strange, new illness. The sickness starts in a college dorm when one freshman goes to … Continue reading

Award Winning / Fantasy / Fiction / Historical Fiction / Leah / Literary Fiction / mythology / Women's Fiction

Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller tells the story of a minor god, Circe. She is the daughter of Helios, god of the sun and one of the most powerful of the Titans. However, Circe is not born powerful like her father, or attractive like her mother, and she does not care for the drama and flirtations … Continue reading

Book Club Books / Carol / Friday Afternoon / Literary Fiction / Psychological

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Bunny dies at the start of the book. We know how but not why. Who was invovled, why he seemingly had to die, and what were the consequences create the rest of the story. Narrated by Richard, an intelligent but not always smart California transplant to a small Vermont college, the story unfolds from his … Continue reading