Beyond the Book

This book club is perfect for lovers of historical and literary fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. On the first of the month, we will announce a new book. On the 15th of each month, we will post a review along with an invitation for readers to join in the discussion online. Comments will be open through the end of the month.

September’s Read

maid: hard work, low pay, and a mother’s will to survive by Stephanie Land

What are you willing to endure to provide for your family? When Stephanie Land’s daughter arrives unplanned and inserts herself into the middle of her mother’s dreams to become a writer, Land turns to housekeeping to make ends meet and learns more about the class system than she bargains for. In this authentic peek into life below the poverty line, the author shares her experiences of getting dirty in her fight to provide for her family and reach the American Dream.

Stop back on September 15th for a video book review and the start of our discussion.