What We Are Reading This Month

This Summer we are going to take you along with us as we begin our own FWO book club.

These four novels explore the ideas of jealous friendships, struggles of music and enticing characters that you won’t be able to forget. Whether you are looking for a book for your own book club, to read while jetting off to a fabulous vacation or for your next subway read we have you covered.

The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

Once you can finally set this book down the cover makes you want to leave this book on your coffee table all Summer. Following the lives of four members of a string quartet, Gabel takes you through their journey of love, passion, pain, and the role of music within their own lives.

Florida by Lauren Groff

Reading words written by Lauren Groff instantly takes you to whatever scene she may be painting for you. Set in Florida, lurking with snakes, hurricanes and environmental dangers each character in the short stories faces a dangers that are more self-inflicted than not.

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

This book is an absolute must read for every feminist out there. It follows a college freshman as she moves to New York City, works with a feminist icon and discovers who she is learning about ambition, ego, power and womanhood.

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles

Although this novel is set during the 1930s in Brazil, the tale between two friends remains timeless. Born into different worlds the two girls fuel each other’s ambition and fire to succeed. Each page is as intoxicating as the characters themselves; the perfect read for a long weekend or day off.

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