Book Club

Good Reads


Emily Gallo moved to Chico, CA, and retired from teaching in 2006. She started writing screenplays and television and moved into novels.

 

She published her first novel, Venice Beach, in 2015 and has written five more novels: The Columbarium, Kate & Ruby, Roads Not Taken, Murder at the Columbarium, and her latest, The Last Resort.

Timber Press

 


 

Jennifer Jewell is the creator and host of the national award-winning, weekly public radio program, and podcast, Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History & the Human Impulse to Garden.

 

In her new book The Earth in Her Hands 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants, she introduces an array of inspiring women who inspire in wide-reaching fields. From botany and floral design to landscape architecture and farming, these influencers are creating change from the ground up.

Amazon


Bryan Stevenson writes a powerful true story about the Equal Justice Initiative, the people we represent, and the importance of fighting injustice. His latest, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption is a New York Times bestseller and this year’s Book In Common.

 

Also, Author TJ Richardson captures the essence of pursuing your goals amongst hardships in Where I Wanna Be. Richardson speaks about his journey as a nontraditional student.