Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

Book groups will find lots to talk about in this domestic medical drama with a Boston setting.

Inside the O’Briens mixes domestic and medical fiction with a local setting for a winning book group combination. Police officer Joe O’Brien is third-generation Irish in Charlestown. A tough cop with a soft interior, a loving wife and four adult children, Joe is diagnosed with Huntington’s disease. As Joe’s symptoms worsen, he struggles to maintain hope and a sense of purpose, while his daughter Katie and her siblings must find the courage to either live a life “at risk” or learn their fate. Everyone will have a opinion on this one!