A Spring Harvest Book Club Pick: The Last Days of Night by Paul Graham
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We are excited to announce our latest book club pick, A Spring Harvest by Lisa Wingate. This beautifully written novel follows the lives of three generations of women as they grapple with love, loss, and secrets from the past.
A Spring Harvest is a poignant and thought-provoking read that will stay with you long after you turn the last page. We hope you will join us in discussing this exceptional book.
Why this book?
This book was chosen as a Spring Harvest book club pick because of its rich, descriptive prose and its ability to transport the reader to another time and place. The story follows the lives of three generations of women as they grapple with love, loss, and secrets. Set against the backdrop of a small town in upstate New York, this book is a moving portrait of family, friendship, and the strength of the human spirit.
What makes this book perfect for spring?
This book is set in the spring, making it the perfect read for this time of year. The story follows the lives of two young women as they navigate their way through love, loss, and friendship.
What are some of the key themes in the book?
As the book opens, the narrator’s father is dead, and she is living in his house with her young son. The father was a professor of Chinese literature, and the house is full of books. The narrator is struggling to make ends meet and support her son, and she decides to start a book club in order to make some extra money.
The book club meets once a week, and each member pays a fee to attend. The narrator picks a different book for the club to read each week, and they discuss it over tea. The club members are all women, and they come from different walks of life. Some are married, some are single, some have children, and some do not.
The key themes in the book include motherhood, female friendship, love, loss, and grief.
What can readers expect from the book?
The book is set in the fictional town of West Egg on Long Island in 1922. The story revolves around the relationships between Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan, and Nick Carraway. Gatsby is a wealthy man who is obsessed with winning Daisy’s love, while Nick is a young man who becomes caught up in the affairs of the rich and famous.
What did the reviewers have to say?
Here are some excerpts from recent reviews of A Spring Harvest:
“I loved this book! It was so charming and romantic. The perfect read for a spring afternoon.” -Lisa, Goodreads
“I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was a heartwarming story about family, love, and second chances.” -Susan, Amazon
“A sweet, romantic read that will make you believe in the power of love.” -Melanie, Barnes & Noble
What other books are similar to this one?
If you’re looking for other books like this one, here are a few suggestions:
-The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
-The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
-The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox
-The Welcome Home Bakery by Lily Lewis
It’s been a pleasure discussing The Spring Harvest with you all! We hope you enjoyed the book as much as we did. Stay tuned for our next book club pick, which will be announced soon.
About the author
Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama, a town similar to Maycomb, the setting of To Kill a Mockingbird. She attended Huntingdon College and the University of Alabama School of Law before embarking on a career in writing. Ms. Lee is the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize.
About the book
The story follows Clara, a young woman living in New York City in the early 1900s. After the death of her mother, Clara is taken in by her wealthy grandparents. She soon discovers that they are members of a secret society known as the Order of the Crescent Moon. TheOrder is a group of people with special powers who use their abilities to help others. When Clara’s grandfather is killed, she sets out to find out who is responsible and to stop them from harming anyone else. Along the way, she meets new friends and learns about her own powers. The book is full of adventure, mystery, and romance.