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Interested in meeting with other Seattle area women over 40? Interested in books? Interested in drinking some wine with other women over 40 who have a similar interests? Then this would be a perfect group to join! We are a group of North Seattle (and surrounding areas) women who share good relaxed conversation, books, wine and wonderful varied insights. 

We meet on the third Saturday of each month at 7pm in North Seattle.  Below you will find the books selected for the upcoming months.

June: "State of Wonder" by Ann Pachett
July: "A Secret Kept" by Tatiana de Rosnay
August: "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides
September: "Station Eleven" by Emily St John Mandel
October: "A Thousand Days in Venice" by Marlena de Blasi
November: "Burial Rites" by Hannah Kent

Come read with us and check out one or all of the upcoming meetings! (Non drinkers welcome. Wine consumption is not required.)

In order to offset the fees charged by Meetup, we ask that you consider a $2.00 contribution for each event you attend.  A donation basket will be set out at the meeting, you can contribute using PayPal (send funds to or using the Chip In option on this meetup site.  Thanks in advance for supporting the group and assisting with the fees.


2012 September: "The Professor and the Madman" by Simon Winchester
2012 October: "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford
2012 November: "A Secret Kept" by Tatiana de Rosnay
2012 November: "Lots of Candles and Plenty of Cake" by Anna Quindlen
2013 January: "The Happiness Project" by Gretchen Rubin
2013 February: "Where'd You Go Bernadette" by Maria Semple
2013 February: "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
2013 March: "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn
2013 April: "Broken for You" by Stephanie Kailos
2013 May: "The Piano Tuner" by Daniel Mason
2013 June: "Sarah's Key" by Tatiana de Rosnay
2013 July: "House at Sugar Beach" by Helene Cooper
2013 Aug.:"Love, Life & Elephants" by Daphne Sheldrick
2013 September: "The School of Essential Ingredients" by Erica Bauermeister
2013 September: "Evolving Through Adversity: How To Overcome Obstacles, Discover Your Passion, and Honor Your True Self" by Seconde Nimenya
2013 October: "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed
2013 November: "The Fault In Our Stars" by John Green
2014 January: "I Was Told There'd Be Cake" by Sloane Crosley
2014 February: Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
2014 March: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
2014 March: "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson
2014 April: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
2014 May: Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
2014 June: Behind The Beautiful Forever's by Katherine Boo
2014 July: The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
2014 August: Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schif
2014 September: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" By Rebecca Skloot
2014 October: "Italian Shoes" by Henning Mankell
2014 November: "Year of Wonders" By Geraldine Brooks
2015 January: "An Abundance of Katherines" By John Green
2015 February: "The Help" By Kathryn Stockett
2015 March: "In the Woods" By Tana French
2015 April: "A Reliable Wife" By Robert Goolrick
2015 May: "Olive Kitteridge" By Elizabeth Strout
2015 June: "Life after Life" By Kate Atkinson
2015 July: “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel Brown
2015 August: “Under the Wide & Starry Sky” by Nancy Horan
2015 September: “All My Puny Sorrows” by Miriam Toews
2015 October: “Almost Famous Women” by Megan Mathew Bergman
2015 November: “The Book of Strange New Things” by Michel Faber
2015 December: "You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas" by Augusten Burroughs
2016 January: "Teacher Man" by Frank McCourt
2016 February: "The Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton
2016 March: "Blink" by Malcolm Gladwell
2016 April: "Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver
2016 May: "Without You, There Is No Us" by Suki Kim

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 7:00 PM

    June – "State of Wonder" by Ann Pachett

    7 Book Women attending
  • Saturday, July 16, 2016 7:00 PM

    July: "A Secret Kept" by Tatiana de Rosna

    6 Book Women attending
  • Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:00 PM

    August: "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides

    8 Book Women attending
  • Saturday, September 17, 2016 7:00 PM

    September: "Station Eleven" by Emily St John Mandel

    3 Book Women attending
  • Saturday, October 15, 2016 7:00 PM

    October: "A Thousand Days in Venice" by Marlena de Blasi

    1 Book Women attending
  • Saturday, November 19, 2016 7:00 PM

    November: "Burial Rites" by Hannah Kent

    1 Book Women attending
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