March 20, 2019
Check Out Our Four Newest Book Club in a Bag Selections Below!
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray
The Butler family has had their share of trials--as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest--but nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of their small community when she and her husband Proctor are arrested, and in a heartbeat, the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace. As Althea awaits her fate, Lillian and Viola must come together in the house they grew up in to care for their sister's teenage daughters, now without both of their parents.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the reason behind the band's split at the absolute height of their popularity...until now. Daisy is a girl coming of age in LA in the late Sixties, sneaking into clubs and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but its the rock & roll she loves most. By the time she's 20, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Also getting noticed is The Six, a band led by the brooding Billy Dunne. Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes that they key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend.

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull of an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying, and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico's little sister. 30 years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who has disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the way AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter.

Maid by Stephanie Land
At 28, Stephanie Land’s plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending a university and becoming a writer were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet and, with a tenacious grip on her dream to provide her daughter the very best life possible, Stephanie worked days and took classes online to earn a college degree at night, and began to write relentlessly. She wrote the true stories that weren’t being told: the stories of overworked and underpaid Americans, of living on food stamps and WIC coupons to eat. She wrote to remember the fight, to eventually cut through the deep-rooted stigmas of the working poor.

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