The Cherry Cola Book Club by Ashton Lee. The Cherico, Mississippi, library is no Antebellum gem. But for young librarian Maura Beth Mayhew, it's her pride, and she won't let the City close it down without a fight. Which is why Maura Beth has founded the Cherry Cola Book Club - a last-ditch attempt to boost circulation and save her job. Secrets are shared, old dreams rekindled, and new loves slowly blossom.
Nightwoods: A Novel. The story of a lone woman trying to raise her niece and nephew after their mother is murdered, set in a small town in the 1960's. This story has a little of everything, crime story, love, education and small town America. Recommend this one too!