The book group’s July meeting was held at Sheris Fine’s home and the nine ladies present had a lively conversation about The Little Book by Selden Edwards. An interesting point about this book is that the author started writing the book in 1974 and it was published in 2009. He wrote the book over a… Read More.
June's Book Club was hosted at the home of Sheris Fine. The book 'A Piece of the World', written by Christina Baker Kline, was chosen by Virginia Felker. It was inspired by a painting the author has seen by Andrew Wyeth. One of his most recognized works- "Christina's World' portrays a woman dragging herself across… Read More.
The June Book Club meeting will be held at the home of Sheris Fine. We will discuss the original book choice selected by Virginia Felker, "A Piece of the World" by Christina Baker Kline. See you all next month for another interesting discussion. Valerie Taylor-Crow Co-Chair
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Author Clive Rosengren shared stories about the writing life at the April book club meeting at Jenn Ashton’s Home. Clive has written a series of mystery books featuring private eye and actor Eddie Collins. Just recently, Clive’s series was listed in “Ten of the Best Hollywood Crime Novels.” "Murder Unscripted" was the selected book choice… Read More.
The May Book Club gathering will be held at Susan Watson's home instead of Phyllis Earls. We will discuss the original book choice "The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry" written by Gabrielle Zevin. This will be a joint group effort to facilitate the discussion. Please bring finger foods to share with the attendees. Susan… Read More.
“A woman’s life, always changing, accommodating, then shedding, old duties for new; one person’s expectations for another until finally, victoriously, emerging, strong, complete.” Melanie Benjamin, The Aviator’s Wife The book club met at the home of Susan Watson on March 14, 20018 to discuss The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin. The book is a compelling… Read More.
We met on February 14th to discuss the book “Still Alice”. This is a fictional story about a well educated woman who suffers a progressive decline into dementia/ Alzheimer’s. The author Lisa Genova wrote the story to help readers obtain an understanding of the disease and the importance and value of family support.
David McCullough is an American author, narrator, historian and lecturer. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize twice and is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Wright Brothers is a fascinating and detailed narrative about the two brother's perseverance in achieving and demonstrating manned flight. They had no more than a public high… Read More.
Twelve women gathered for Book Club at Lynn Leissler’s home on October 11 to discuss The Sleeping Dictionary by Sujata Massey. All agreed they hadn’t learned much in school about the Raj–the Imperial British rule in India. A sleeping dictionary, by the way, refers to British men learning local language via mistresses and prostitutes. Pom,… Read More.