VB Reads... General Lit

Join Cindi and discuss books from a variety of genres

at 7 pm, the first Monday of each month


Monday, September 8, 7:00pm
Please Note: meeting is delayed a week due to Labor Day


Bring your suggestions. Everyone welcome.


ISBN-13: 9780393343403
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 9/2012
Monday, October 6, 7:00pm

One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it.


Gone Girl (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780307588371
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books, 4/2014
Monday, November 3, 7:00pm

Told from the alternating perspectives of Amy and Nick whose marriage is falling apart in small-town Missouri, this is first a story of perfect young love in Manhattan, followed by its slow disintegration after both partners lose their jobs and move to Nick's hometown to help his family through his mother's terminal illness.


The Good Lord Bird (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781594632785
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Trade, 8/2014
Monday, December 1, 7:00pm

Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry’s master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town—with Brown, who believes he’s a girl.