Welcome to the quirky town of Cherico, Mississippi, where potluck meetings at the local library provide a feast for mind and stomach alike. If some folks had their way, the Cherico library would have shut down long ago. Councilman Durden Sparks aims to divert funding to a cause dear to his heart—and his wallet. With the aid of gumption and good friends, librarian Maura Beth Mayhew has finagled a one-year reprieve, and the burgeoning book club is raising the library’s profile one mouthwatering meeting at a time. But more members mean more opinions. While the Forrest Gump-themed shrimp dishes are a universal hit, meetings don’t always go according to plan. Between spirited debate over book choices and surprising revelations and relationship hiccups—including Maura Beth’s fledgling romance—there’s a lot to discuss. And just when bad luck threatens to finish the library for good, the Cherry Cola Book Club may learn that the best stories have twists—and heroes—you never expected. Download and start listening now!