Banister Book Discussion
Tuesday, January 29, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Postmistress by Sarah Blake. "Even readers who don't think they like historical novels will love this one and talk it up to their friends. Highly recommended for all fans of beautifully wrought fiction." -- Library Journal
Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson. “An intriguingly fresh look at the amnesia-focused psychological thriller. . . . A captivating and highly suspenseful read, populated with believable characters who lead the reader through a taut, well-constructed plot.” (Library Journal )
Tuesday, March 26, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. “[An] original and brilliant first novel . . . a mesmerizing storyteller . . . I would like to hand Vanessa Diffenbaugh a bouquet of bouvardia (enthusiasm), gladiolus (you pierce my heart) and lisianthus (appreciation). . . . And there is one more sprig I should add to her bouquet: a single pink carnation (I will never forget you).”—Brigitte Weeks, The Washington Post
Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry.
Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner