Cape Coral Bookies

The featured book for the July meeting is "The Woman Upstairs" by Claire Messud.

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Emperor’s Children, a masterly new novel: the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed and betrayed by a desire for a world beyond her own. Nora Eldridge, an elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, long ago compromised her dream to be a successful artist, mother and lover. She has instead become the “woman upstairs,” a reliable friend and neighbor always on the fringe of others’ achievements. Then into her life arrives the glamorous and cosmopolitan Shahids—her new student Reza Shahid, a child who enchants as if from a fairy tale, and his parents: Skandar, a dashing Lebanese professor who has come to Boston for a fellowship at Harvard, and Sirena, an effortlessly alluring Italian artist.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I enjoyed myself.

    2 · July 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I thought "Kind Kathleen" was a very excellent leader and very kind, as well. ;)

    2 · July 6, 2013

  • Crystal C.

    I joined the group! So excited! Are you allowing new members to the July meetup?

    1 · June 15, 2013

    • Kathleen H.

      Absolutely! Even if you don't get a chance to read the book before the meeting, please come and meet the other "bookies"! I look forward to meeting you.

      June 15, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I did not get a chance to read the book--wait listed at the Lakes Library. See you tomorrow.

      July 4, 2013

  • Wendy

    Are you taking new members yet?

    June 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would enjoy the stimulating discussions. See you then.

    June 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    There are 34 people ahead of me for this library book so I hope you all read fast! LOL

    June 7, 2013

    • Kathleen H.

      Hi Becky, please feel free to come to the meeting even if you don't have a chance to read the book before then. I look forward to meeting you.

      June 15, 2013

  • A former member
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    June 5, 2013

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    KIND KATHLEEN
    Event Host
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    HAPPENING HEATHER, Co-Organizer
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