The Accidental Book Club
- Publish Date: 2014-05-06
- Binding: Paperback
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Writing a new future takes a little timeand a lot of love.
Jean Vison never expected to run a book club, until her life took an unexpected turn.Now, with Jeans husband gone, what began as an off-the-cuff idea has grown into a group of six women who meet the second Tuesday of every month for a potluck supper, for wine and laughterand for books.
Theres Loretta, who deals with the lack of intimacy in her marriage by diving into erotic novels. Dorothy, whose ruffian sons are a never-ending source of stress. May entertains the group with her outrageous dating stories, while Mitzi finds something political to rant about in every bookincluding Lorettas trashy romances. Even Janet, with her mousy shyness and constant blush, has helped Jean rediscover the joy in life.
So when Jeans family starts unraveling againher daughter forced into rehab and her troubled teen granddaughter, Bailey, coming to live with her in the interimshe turns to the book club for comfort and support. And, together, they all, even Bailey, discover that family is what you make of it, especially the family you choose