Book

Chair: Virginia Felker  760-815-9411
Co-Chair: Betsy Hase  541-826-4560
The Book Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m.

The Book Group enjoyed The Little Book

By Sheris Fine | July 17, 2018

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.

Book Club June 13, 2018

By Virginia Felker | June 15, 2018

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.

June Book Club Change

By Valerie Taylor-Crow | May 21, 2018

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

May book choice: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabriella Zevin

By Susan Watson | May 11, 2018

“In this sweet, uplifting homage to bookstores, Zevin perfectly captures the joy of connecting people and books…Filled with interesting characters, a deep knowledge of bookselling, wonderful critiques of classic titles, and very funny depictions of book clubs and author events, this will prove irresistible to book lovers everywhere” – Booklist Book choice by Phyllis Earls… Read More.

April Book Club Gathering

By Valerie Taylor-Crow | April 28, 2018

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.

May Book Club – Changes

By Valerie Taylor-Crow | April 20, 2018

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.

The March Book Club read “The Aviator’s Wife” by Melanie Benjamin

By Susan Watson | April 5, 2018

“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.

Book Group

By Carolyn Stieber | February 24, 2018

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.

January 2018 Book Club: The Wright Brothers

By Barbara Judy | January 18, 2018

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.

The Sleeping Dictionary

By Lynn Leissler | October 17, 2017

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.

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