Category Archives: book groups

Book Club: A Lesson Before Dying

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines Published:  1993 by Vintage Contemporaries Source:  Purchased   I don’t know how many more books – fiction or non-fiction – I will need to read to even attempt to understand what black … Continue reading

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Book Club — American Boy

American Boy by Larry Watson Published:  2012 by Milkweed Editions Source:  Purchased American Boy is a novel set in the early 1960s in rural Minnesota.  On Thanksgiving Day, the town doctor is forced to interrupt his meal to treat Louisa … Continue reading

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The Language of Flowers — Book Club

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh Published:  2011 by Ballantine Books Source:  Purchased The Language of Flowers was my book club’s selection for July, but unfortunately I was not able to attend the discussion.  I wish I had, because … Continue reading

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Wingshooters; or Why I Love Book Club

Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr Published:  2011 by Akashic Books Source:  Purchased Reading Challenges:  A to Z Book Challenge   I’ve been attending the book discussion group at my area independent book store, Read Between the Lynes, for about 3 years … Continue reading

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I’m a guest poster!

  I am very honored to have been asked to contribute to Susan Gregg Gilmore’s celebration of book clubs on her blog.  I had the pleasure of meeting Susan at the Books on the Nightstand Readers’ Retreat (best weekend ever) … Continue reading

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July’s Reading List

It seems like July is going to be a “light” reading month for me, in that I don’t have a lot of reading I “have” to do so I can see about tackling the massive Mount TBR on my bookshelves. I … Continue reading

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It’s Monday – What are you Reading?

  It’s Monday – What are you Reading?  is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at bookjourney to allow us to share with others in the book-loving cyberworld what is on our reading plates.   It looks like I had … Continue reading

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June’s Reading List and Extended Giveaway

Ok, in my attempt to get slightly more organized with my reading and blogging habits I am going to post my monthly “required” reading (for book groups, challenges etc) so that I can be held publicly accountable for what I’ve … Continue reading

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Library Loot — April 21-27, 2010

Library Loot is hosted by Marg and Eva and lets us sneak a peek at what gems other people have found at their local library. I was at the library last night for my classics book group discussion of Crime … Continue reading

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It’s Monday — What are you Reading

I’m on a meme roll …. This is my first post for What are You Reading –  hosted by Sheila – an opportunity to let everyone (or, at least those who are reading my blog!) know what I’ve read in … Continue reading

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