Melissa's Book Club
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December: The Dancing Girls by M. M. Chouinard
January: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
February: All Adults Here by Emma Straub
March: Less by Andrew Sean Greer
April: Into the Garden With Charles by Clyde Phillip Wachsberger
May: The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
June: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
July: The Guncle by Steven Rowley
August: Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larsen
September: Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
October: Black Widows by Cate Quinn
November: Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown
December: Night Road by Kristin Hannah
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For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children's needs above her own, and it shows—her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill moves into their small, close-knit community, no one is more welcoming than Jude. Lexi, a former foster child with a dark past, quickly becomes Mia's best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable.