When: Last Saturday of every other month at 11 a.m. (unless otherwise noted, see individual listings)
Where: Central Library , Nine Muses Café
Contact: Jane Jacobs  or Jill Schmidt  at 816-701-3719.
The Common Grounds Book Group focuses on contemporary American authors of fiction and nonfiction who explore modern issues.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Trail  by Cheryl Strayed.
Once Upon a River  by Bonnie Jo Campbell.
True Grit  by Charles Portis.
Grace of Silence  by Michele Norris.