Book clubs are fun ways to share a love of reading with likeminded enthusiasts. While book clubs have been popular in libraries for a long time, it's only recently that they've garnered broader attention, with Oprah's popular book club and Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine. Whether you want to read more of the same genre or try something outside the usual, check out these recent picks from popular book clubs:
Isaiah was Samuel's and Samuel was Isaiah's. That was the way it was since the beginning, and the way it was to be until the end. In the barn they tended to the animals, but also to each other, transforming the hollowed-out shed into a place of human refuge, a source of intimacy and hope in a world ruled by vicious masters. But when an older man—a fellow slave—seeks to gain favor by preaching the master's gospel on the plantation, the enslaved begin to turn on their own. Isaiah and Samuel's love, which was once so simple, is seen as sinful and a clear danger to the plantation's harmony.