Just moved to a new city and starting a book club. Need recommendations!
August 7,2018 at 9:33PM UTC
I just moved to Nashville and have met 5 awesome women already. They haven’t met each other but they’re all interested in starting a book club. I volunteered to host first. They’re a wine and cheese kind of crew and very open minded (I think). What are some great pageturners that’ll spark for great conversation??
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