Apr 29, 2021 The Benz Book Club: Spring Edition
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IGNITE’s Book Club
Capacity: Women Shattering the Limits – NOW! by Dr. Lisa Wicker
Join IGNITE’s sponsored book club and read the incredible book by Dr. Lisa Wicker, last month’s guest speaker who encourages women to shatter barriers and build a framework to excel in their careers. The book will be a focal point of a four-part discussion series taking place today, May 13, May 27 and June 10 all beginning at noon EDT. Find the reading plan, more information about the series, and links to purchase the book on the IGNITE Social Intranet page.
Recommendations by Coworkers
Camino Island by John Grisham
A gang of thieves, a bookstore owner and a young novelist walk into a sleepy resort town…Find your next favorite summer detective read from John Grisham, the mastermind behind more than 20 bestselling legal thrillers. Join the hunt for priceless stolen manuscripts with a suspense novelist suffering from writer’s block in a seemingly unsuspecting beach town.
The Water Keeper by Charles Martin
Hope springs in the bleakest of situations in this action-packed novel by bestselling author Charles Martin. Journey along with a secretive main character, ex-convict and rescued Labrador at the end of the world as they search for a lost daughter in this dangerous and heavy tale of heartrending tragedy and freedom.
The Last Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Pick your poison in this slow-building historical fiction puzzle. Follow two women hundreds of years apart who embark on very different journeys to heal: one helps women poison men who’ve wronged them in London 1791 and the other works to solve the mystery of a glass vial and historic underground operation in the present day.
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner
Does food heal everything? Dry eyes will not last long in this moving memoir from a rock star-turned-writer about growing up Korean American, losing her mother to cancer and forging her own identity, even if that means crying every now and then over the food that used to unite them.
When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain
Meet a detective looking to forget and a town that can’t let go of a missing girl. From the author of historical fiction masterpieces like Circling the Sun comes a haunting contemporary mystery about a crime and the missing persons detective who is determined to stop another tragedy from happening.
Klara and the Sun: A Novel by Kazuo Ishiguro
What do you do when an innocent robot starts asking big questions about mortality? Nobel prize-winning author Kazau Ishiguro dives into a sci-fi dystopian novel about an artificial friend looking for a place in the world and a family dreading the inevitable.
Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
A Fleetwood Mac-esque band recalls the events leading up to its biggest hits and chaotic split at the height of their popularity in this fast-paced novel.
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
A murder mystery meets a coming-of-age survival story with a sprinkle of romance and nature in this highly rated, bestselling debut novel.