Reading the Sweet Oak is a touching story about family be they blood relatives or the friends who have stuck with you all your life. Ruby wants to remind her granddaughter that there is more to the world than running her business and she decides to start a romance book club. Tulsa her grand daughter does not have much patience for the books her grandmother chooses, but she does learn about love and life, not from the romances but from the women she shares them with. Pearl has been Ruby’s friend since they were kids, together they have shared their lives, BJ was Tulsa’s mom’s best friend until a boy came between them, Jen is Tulsa’s friend who is hoping for happily ever after, but is Jack really the right guy for the job? Together they navigate life and love with moments that will make you laugh and cry and hope and be sorry to turn the last page.