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February 2011 Meeting

Thanks to our special host, Virgil!  His sandwiches were delicious and that man can make a mean rice krispie treat!
 
Next month’s meeting is at Theresa’s on March 15. 
 
Our pick is Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. 
 
Bridesmaids included:
One Day by David Nicholls (movie is in development)
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

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The meetings were canceled due to expected low attendance and winter storms.

November 2010

Thank you Dorothy, for a wonderful get together last night!
 
RedThat Classics for 2011:
January – The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
June – The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles
October – The Plague by Albert Camus
 
Next month’s meeting is going to be on December 28th (the 4th Tuesday of the month) at Sue’s house.  We discussed having the meeting a little bit earlier, maybe 6:30 – Sue will send out more on that next month.
 
There is no official book for December, feel free to start Edith early!
 
Have a great Thanksgiving – may your wishbone wishes come true!
Christine

Next month’s meeting is at Dorothy’s house on November 16.  Our pick is The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry.

The bridesmaids were:
The Grave Gourmet by Alexander Campion
Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips

“The Gun” by CJ Chivers will be featured on Fresh Air on NPR on October 12th, his book release date…. so all you NPR junkies better tune in! Very exciting, and a little weird considering we got our last pick Happy Marriage from Fresh Air.

Local Writers Published

Check out the recently published book from Karen’s neighbor:

Rich, Free and Miserable The Failure of Success in America by John Brueggemann

And another from a friend of Lori’s:

Epiphany The Untold Epic Journey of the Magi by Paul Harrington

October Book and Meeting

We will be reading our final classic for 2010, Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl.  The meeting is October 19th at Christine’s house.  Start thinking of classic selections for next year – we will finalize the classics for 2011 at our November meeting.

Many other books were briefly discussed last evening – check them out!

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Little Bee A Novel by Chris Cleave

Room A Novel by Emma Donoghue

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Breaking Night A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murray

Citrus County by John Brandon