The Common Grounds Book Group focuses on contemporary American authors of fiction and nonfiction who explore modern issues.
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free  by Héctor Tobar
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry  by Gabrielle Zevin
Circling the Sun  by Paula McLain
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar  by Suzanne Joinson