Book Club

Fourth Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

If a traditional support group isn’t for you, but you still like the idea of participating in a supportive community following a breast or gynecologic cancer diagnosis, join our book club. To register, email or call 585-473-8177.

May 23, Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult, Led by Theo Munson

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don’t want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child.

June 27, News of the World, By Paulette Jiles, Led by Jill Richards

In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.


July 25, An American Marriage, By Tayari Jones, Led by Carol Moldt

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. In this deft exploration of love, loyalty, race, justice, and both Black masculinity and Black womanhood in 21st century America, Jones achieves that most-elusive of all literary goals: the Great American Novel.