The August book is...The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp

Another easy summer read. The movie will be coming out in August and I thought it might be fun to read the book before the movie (since the book is usually better than the movie). Please let me know if you have any new suggestions of where to meet. Hope to see you all there!

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  • Brynn D.

    The book was definitely not a huge hit with the group. Lol. I found it to be an easy read, but as we discussed last night, there was no real climax. Sutter was a likeable character, but too much of a lush to take seriously. I would like to see the film version to see if it's any different.

    1 · August 7, 2013

  • Laura S.

    I had a fun night with you ladies. Looking fwd to the next one :)

    August 6, 2013

  • Ati

    I was so looking forward to this meet up but got held up at work too late :(. Hope everyone had fun.

    August 6, 2013

  • Jenna

    Fyi...The reservation is under Jenna

    August 6, 2013

  • Jenna

    Finally updated the location. Hopefully it's warm tomorrow night and we can sit outside!

    August 5, 2013

  • Catie

    My book hasn't come yet. So I guess I'll have to sit this one out :(

    August 5, 2013

    • Jenna

      Feel free to come even if you haven't read the book!

      August 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a work happy hour to go to because my manager is in town so I have to miss this one :( Have fun ladies!

    August 4, 2013

  • Laura S.

    Hello, do we have a location selected yet? Looking fwd to it :)

    August 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I don't have a copy of the book.

    August 4, 2013

  • Rachel

    I've been called on a business trip this week so I'll miss the book discussion. Bummer! Looking forward to next month!

    August 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have been on the library wait list for this books for weeks now, but my turn still has not come up. Looks like I'm going to have to miss this one. :-(

    August 1, 2013

  • Brynn D.

    I just ordered my copy online as it not available at any of the local libraries. Good thing I'm a fast reader! I'm looking forward to my very first book club and chatting with all of you ladies! I'll check the site to see if a decision has been reached on the location. See you all soon!

    July 18, 2013

    • Ati

      Hi Brynn, I'm Ati. I stopped by Barnes and Noble yesterday super quickly & I think they had 1 left on the shelve in case you are still looking for one. Will meet at the nest meeting. :)

      July 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It turns out I won't be able to make this one! I'll be out of town :(

    July 17, 2013

  • Meghan M.

    What are everyone's thoughts on the location? I know Maria Maria is pretty loud. Does anyone have suggestions for a different location?

    July 9, 2013

    • Robyn

      The patio at Pyramid is fairly quiet, the food is not the best though. I will throw Tender Greens out there. There are no reservations, but we've gone in with big groups before and not had a problem, plus it's not too loud. Does Havana have anything? I feel like I've seen a room, but it may just be a second dining room.

      July 14, 2013

    • Jenna

      Havana's space is limited and they may charge for renting the extra room. I will call Skipp's today and see if they can accommodate our group. And again unfortunately Pyramid will not work due to trivia night.

      July 15, 2013

  • Robyn

    Okay, I just read a review which gave away the ending. I'm extremely irritated. It was a legit review too...

    July 14, 2013

  • Ati

    I'm new to this group and looking forward to meet everyone. Have we decided on where to meet?

    July 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to meeting everyone.

    July 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fuddruckers in Walnut Creek has a side room that you can reserve if we ever wanted to keep it simple and just do hamburgers, fries, and milkshakes. :-)

    July 11, 2013

  • Laura S.

    Hmmm, does Skippolini's get loud, or Katy's Creek? I know KC has a side room...maybe they'd let us take over a big table in there...?

    July 10, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Skippolini's sounds fun. I've never been but I wonder if that would be an easy option. We can always try somewhere and see if we all like it.

      July 11, 2013

  • Meghan M.

    What are everyone's thoughts on the location? I know Maria Maria is pretty loud. Does anyone have suggestions for a different location?

    July 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to meeting everyone.

    July 8, 2013

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