The Spice of Life

spice of lifeJoin the Spice of Life Book Group for some romance-based reads that are sweet & sassy to hot & spicy. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Due to some subject matter, this book group is for adults 18 and older.

January 3I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella.
After she loses her engagement ring and her phone is stolen during a hotel fire drill, Poppy Wyatt, discovering an abandoned phone in a trash can, crashes into the life of the phone’s owner, businessman Sam Roxton, when she uses his phone to make her wedding preparations.

February 7Out of the Dark by Sharon Sala.
Street artist Jade remembers little of her childhood except for the time she spent under the ruthless control of a cult leader, a time marked by terrible abuse and suffering. For the fifteen years since she escaped his grasp, she has survived by living on the streets and never putting down roots. Ex-cop Luke Kelly knows his friend Sam Cochrane wants nothing more than to find his daughter, Jade, who was taken from him as a child. So Luke uses all his connections to make that happen, not knowing that by reuniting Jade with her father he is exposing her to a deadly peril.In the healing embrace of her father’s home, Jade—with Luke’s loving help—begins to put fear behind her. But somewhere in the darkness, a man is prepared to kill rather than let Jade reveal the secrets of her childhood. And when her story makes the national news, that someone finally knows where to find her.

March 7He’s GONE by Deb Caletti.
The Sunday morning starts like any other, aside from the slight hangover, Dani Keller wakes up on her Seattle houseboat … surprised to see that her husband, Ian, is not home.  Hes gone. As the police work methodically through all the logical explanations–hes hurt, hes run off, hes been killed–Dani searches frantically for a clue as to whether Ian is in fact dead or alive. And, slowly, she unpacks their relationship, holding each moment up to the light: from its intense, adulterous beginning, to the grandeur of their new love, to the difficulties of forever. She examines the darkest of her secrets in order to discover the hard truth–about herself, her husband, and their lives together.