The first book of our Spring 2019 season will be Pickle’s Progress by Marcia Butler.
Part Tom Wolfe, part Woody Allen, and part John Updike, this quirky, sometimes dark, NYC novel addresses the bond of identical twins, the hardships of booze, and the pitfalls of beauty.
Seventeen year-old Abby Lunde and her family are living on the streets. They had a normal life back in Omaha but, thanks to her mother’s awful mistake, they had to leave what little they had behind for a new start in Rochester. Abby tries to be an average teenager—fitting into school, buoyed by dreams of a boyfriend, college and a career in music. But Minnesota winters are unforgiving, and so are many teenagers. Continue reading