Check out our November Book Picks!

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Looking for something good to read this month? Check out these book recommendations for November from our executive board. Happy reading!

Elizabeth’s Pick

Just Mercy CoverJust Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Elizabeth Says: I just finished it and it is SO good!



Liz’s Pick

Lincoln in the Bardo Cover

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Liz Says: It’s just as good in print but the audio has narration by David Sedaris, Nick Offerman, Saunders himself and the full cast is 166 people! Each character was voiced by a different person & it was very, very well done.


Lourdes’ Pick

Jane Austen's England CoverJane Austen’s England: Daily Life in the Georgian and Regency Periods
by Roy Adkins and Lesley Adkins

Lourdes Says: For Jane Austen’s followers, is a reality check. England in the 1800 was  far from glamorous lifestyles as depicted in Jane Austen novels. I recommend this book for the history buff or the Anglophile.


Stephanie’s Pick

Chihayafuru CoverChihayafuru by Yuki Suetsugu

Stephanie Says: I hadn’t known about the Japanese competitive sport karuta until I heard of this series! It’s enjoyable to read, with light-hearted moments mixed with poignant scenes that really develop the story and characters. Getting to know the nuances of karuta has been very interesting. Plus, it’s been made into an anime, so the story can be watched as well as read. 


Violet’s Pick

an audience of one coverAn Audience of One: Reclaiming Creativity for Its Own Sake by Srinivas Rao

Violet Says: I enjoyed this quick but powerful guide to reclaiming creative practice in today’s fast-paced society. I was especially inspired by the discussion of the many forms creativity can take, and the importance of listening to our own authentic creative voice.