Good Shepherd's Better Read Than Dead Book Club which started in October 2019 has now morphed into Zoom meetings to ensure safety and access for all. New folks are welcome anytime to read with us and "Zoom in" on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 9:00 A.M. for discussions. Just order and start reading the next book selection and contact Val Eurman for more details.

For our September 12 discussion meeting: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer Guernsey book cover

This NY Times bestseller highlights the resilient spirit of the residents of Guernsey Island in the English Channel during its German occupation in World War II. Great characters. History. Humor. Romance.   It is told from the view of a young writer post-war who needed inspiration for her next project and decided to visit the book club that this revolves around who were meeting on Guernsey. It is composed of letters written from one character to another and was made into a Netflix movie in 2018.

https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Guernsey+Literary+and+Potato+Peel+Pie+Society+by+annie+Barrows+and+Mary+Ann+Shaffer&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari

 

For our October 10 discussion meeting: The Alice Network by Kate QuinnAlice Network cover

In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption ...

https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Alice+network+by+Kate+Quinn&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari

For our November 14 discussion meeting: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger Ordinary Grace cover

Book chosen in South Dakota for the whole state to read and discuss throughout the course of a year. Brilliantly moving account of a boy standing at the door of his young manhood, trying to understand a world that seems to be falling apart around him. 

https://www.google.com/search?q=Ordinary+Grace+by+William+Kent+Krueger&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari