The West Mesa Book Group usually meets on the third Wednesday of each month (not in December). Book selections are: September 21 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, October 19 – House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende, November 16 – Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, December 14 – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Limited enrollment.

Linda Castagneri, a retired USPS senior manager, values dynamic discussion and the timeless lessons of books. Mary Herrmann Hughes is a big reading advocate and has been a member of the West Mesa Book Group for more than 10 years.