Book Talk is a chance to read a book and discuss it together! We have some good reads coming up would love to have you join us in any or all of the discussions. Take a look at our schedule below.
We meet monthly on Tuesdays at 7 pm at the church in the Sunroom. We often have books available to borrow or can direct you to your local library!
Cape Refuge by Terri Blackstock
We will be revisiting one of our favorite Christian suspense/mystery writers, Terri Blackstock. Cape Refuge is book one in the series by the same name. If you love a good mystery or a great page turner, then this might be one for you.
A Rumored Fortune by Joanna Davidson Politano
An eccentric wealthy man, who didn’t trust banks or his greedy extended family, kept his vast fortune hidden somewhere on the estate but dies suddenly before letting anyone know where it could be found. Now it’s left up to his heiress daughter, Tressa to keep the immense vineyard going with no money while taking care of her ailing mother. If you like historical fiction books that take place in England during the 19th century, along with a story dealing with a large inheritance and greed, then this might be one for you.
Good Hope Road by Lisa Wingate
This author has also become one of our well-loved Christian fiction writers. This is book two in the series called Tending Roses. However, this book is definitely a stand-alone book. When the tragedy of a tornado hits the town of Poetry, Missouri, it rocks 21-year-old Jenilee’s world. She finds herself connecting to Eudora, an elderly woman in town that she never thought she would associate with. If you like heartwarming stories with a message that can leave you thinking, then this might be a book for you.
If These Stones Could Talk: African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley, Sourland Mountain, and Surrounding Regions of New Jersey
This book was co-written by local authors and friends of HUMC community, Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills. A few years ago, Elaine and Beverly spoke to our UMW about this soon to be published book, along with the history of the African-American residents in the Hopewell/ Sourland Mountain area during the 19th century. This debut history book focuses on a New Jersey cemetery while exploring the whole spectrum of the black experience in the region. Do you want to learn more about Hopewell and the surrounding area in the 19th century and more specifically the African-American experience during this time period, than this might be a book for you!