Friends Book Club
FRIENDS BOOK CLUB
The Rockford Road Library's book club meets the third Tuesday of every month, at 7 p.m.
Everyone is invited to join in the discussions.
by Lisa Genova.
At age 50, Harvard professor Alice Howland is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. As her condition deteriorates, we follow her struggles with her loss of identity and her relationships with her family.
The Night Circus,
by Erin Morgenstern.
Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained since childhood, circus magicians Celia and Marco unexpectedly fall in love with each other and share a fantastical romance that manifests in fateful ways.
By John Reimringer
In this potent debut novel about a wayward yet devout young priest who struggles to reconcile his faith with longings of the flesh, Reimringer has crafted a suspenseful, illuminating, and highly readable saga.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,
By Rebecca Skloot
Science journalist Skloot makes a remarkable debut with this multilayered story about "faith, science, journalism, and grace."
It is also a tale of medical wonders and medical arrogance, racism and poverty.