JUNE BOOK CLUB PICKS

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Narrated by a 15-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions. Read More »

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NON-FICTION PICK

Savage Harvest by Carl Hoffman

On November 21, 1961, Michael C. Rockefeller, the twenty-three-year-old son of New York governor Nelson Rockefeller, vanished off the coast of southwest New Guinea when his boat capsized. Despite exhaustive searches, no trace of Michael was ever found. Now, award-winning journalist Carl Hoffman reveals startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story.  Read More »

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FAITHPOINT PICK

All the Places to Go... How Will You Know? : God Has Placed Before You an Open Door. What Will You Do? by John Ortberg

Bestselling author John Ortberg opens our eyes to the countless doors God places before us every day, teaches us how to recognize them, and gives us the encouragement to step out in faith and embrace all of the extraordinary opportunities that await.  Read More »

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KIDS PICK

The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

Ralph the mouse ventures out from behind the piney knothole in the wall of his hotel-room home, scrambles up the telephone wire to the end table, and climbs aboard the toy motorcycle left there by a young guest. His thrill ride does not last long. The ringing telephone startles Ralph, and he and the motorcycle take a terrible fall - right to the bottom of a metal wastebasket. Luckily, Keith, the owner of the motorcycle, returns to find his toy. Keith rescues Ralph and teaches him how to ride the bike. Thus begins a great friendship and many awesome adventures.
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TEEN PICK

How to Love by Katie Cotugno

Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember. But he's never noticed that Reena even exists...until one day, impossibly, he does. Then Sawyer disappears without a word, leaving a devastated and pregnant Reena behind. Reena's gotten used to life without Sawyer, but just as suddenly as he disappeared, he turns up again. Reena wants nothing to do with him, though she'd be lying if she said his being back wasn't stirring something in her.  Read More »

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LITERARY PICK

Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson

After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral eleven-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness, social worker Pete Snow comes face-to-face with the boy's profoundly disturbed father, Jeremiah. With courage and caution, Pete slowly earns a measure of trust from this paranoid survivalist itching for a final conflict that will signal the coming End Times.  Read More »

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