News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, an elderly widower and civil war veteran, travels throughout northern Texas reading the newspaper to live audiences. He is enjoying his solitary existence until one day he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a rescued orphan to her...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Kya Clark was abandoned by her family at age ten and has survived on her own in the marsh that she calls home since then. But while she could have lived in solitude forever, the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. Drawn to two young men from town, who...

Little Faith by Nickolas Butler

The Baldwin Library Afternoon Book Club last met on March 12th to discuss the book, Little Faith by Nickolas Butler, about a rural Wisconsin family confronting the power and limitations of faith. Lyle Hovde is grateful to have his daughter, Shiloh, and grandson,...