Uplifting and Possibly, Even Funny, Book Group Selections


Find all of the folllowing titles and much, much more in our book group collection.






Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille.  What happens to a priggish, waspy, disillusioned Wall Street lawyer when a Mafia crime boss moves into the mansion next door in his posh Long Island neighborhood? He ends up representing the gangster on a murder rap and even perjures himself so the mafioso can be released on $5 million bail.


The Princess Bride by William Goldman.  What's it about? Fencing. Fighting. True Love. Strong Hate. Harsh Revenge. A Few Giants. Lots of Bad Men. Lots of Good Men. Five or Six Beautiful Women. Beasties Monstrous and Gentle. Some Swell Escapes and Captures. Death, Lies, Truth, Miracles, and a Little Sex.  In short, it's about everything.


Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes.  As Mayes rediscovers her taste for la dolce vita, she embarks on a journey of cultural awakening and embraces a newfound romance with the Italian language and people



Blind Hope by Kim Meeder.  An unwanted dog. An emotional rescue. Reaching out to save a dog in need, Sacher soon realized that the dog was rescuing her. Despite the blindness of her dog--and her own heart--she uncovers what she really needed most: authentic love, unconditional trust, and true acceptance.


The Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken by Laura Schenone.  This personal journey, woven together with delicious recipes framed by her family history, dazzles like the harbor of Portofino.