Book Discussion

1st Wednesday of the Month

Winona Public Library’s November 1st Book Discussion will be The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon.

In 1908, Sara Harrison Shea was found dead in the field behind her house months after the death of her daughter, Gertie.  Now, in present day, nineteen-year-old Ruthie moves into Sara’s farmhouse along with her mother and younger sister.  One day, Ruthie’s mother vanishes.  While in the search for clues of the disappearance, Ruthie find Sara’s diary beneath the floorboards.  Ruthie gets sucked deeper and deeper into Sara’s mystery only hoping that history will not repeat itself.

Find more out about Ruthie and Sara when the Winona Public Library’s Book Discussion reads The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon.  Book Discussion meets ever first Wednesday of the month.  This book discussion meeting will take place on  Wednesday, November 1st at 2PM.  If you cannot make the meeting but would like to share your thoughts on the book go to

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