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'The Gathering' review and on to 'Outliers' - Morning divas! Thank you to all the members that joined us at Aladdin's on Tuesday evening. We had a spectacular turnout with 3 new members, 9 ladies, engaging book discussion and awesome food. It was also very nice to see a few faces th Amanda D. Oct 7, 2010 10:02 AM
New Meetup: Spooktacular meet up! - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What : Spooktacular meet up! When : Tuesday, October 5,[masked]:30 PM Amanda D. Sep 27, 2010 9:25 PM
Polls and latest book - Hey ladies - How are we doing with 'The Gathering'? Did you locate a copy thus far? If you haven't voted yet, please take a few minutes to do so for our monthly polls. For all you newbies, your vote gives me information on the most p Amanda D. Sep 22, 2010 6:03 PM
New Meetup: Lynn Powell - discussion and book signing - Hey ladies - I'm out of town for this one, but wanted to share. Sounds riveting! I'm going to add her book to the list. Amanda What : Lynn Powell - discussion Amanda D. Sep 10, 2010 8:49 AM
Divas Book Club - on to a new selection - Hello ladies! Thanks to the 7 members who were able to join us on Firehouse's patio last night. We just missed the rain and enjoyed good food, company and nicer temperatures. There was an engaging, lively discussion of our August selection, 'Th Amanda D. Sep 8, 2010 3:33 PM
New Meetup: The Hedgehog and an outdoor patio - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What : The Hedgehog and an outdoor patio When : Tuesday, September 7,[masked]:30 Amanda D. Aug 19, 2010 7:32 AM
Book club poll reminder - Happy Monday divas - Please vote for our 2 monthly polls when you have a chance. We have a tied race for 8/24 and 9/2 for the next book club meeting. On that note, have a majority of you snagged a copy of 'The Elegance of the Hedgehog'? I just Amanda D. Aug 15, 2010 10:17 PM
New Meetup: Precious - Book Club Movie Night! - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What : Precious - Book Club Movie Night! When : Thursday, August 12,[masked]:30 PM Amanda D. Aug 10, 2010 12:28 PM
August Book Club update - Hi Girls! Welcome to August already :) New books, new month and two new polls. I recall one of our members graciously offered her deck for a meet up last month, but I can't seem to remember who. If you are interested in hosting again Amanda D. Aug 7, 2010 8:29 AM
Olivor Twist meet up - A big thanks to everyone who made it to Olivor Twist last night! We had mixed reviews for Owen Meany. It is a dense read and some of us had a hard time getting through it. Curious to see what everyone else thought. For August we picked two books: The Erica Jul 30, 2010 6:29 AM
correction - Oops! Sorry girls I listed the wrong month for book club. Thursday July 29th at Olivor Twist in Willoughby. Sorry for the confusion, that's why I'm the asst. organizer :) Erica Erica Jul 21, 2010 7:42 PM
meeting - The results are in! We will be meeting next Thursday August 29th at Oliver Twist in Willoughby at 6:30pm. Thanks to everyone that voted! See you next week- Erica Erica Jul 21, 2010 6:21 AM
poll update - Hi Ladies! Hope everyone is enjoying A Prayer for Owen Meany. If you haven't had a chance to vote, please take a moment to. I'll be closing the poll Tuesday and posting the results on Wed. So far Thursday July 29th at Oliver Twist is the favorite. E Erica Jul 19, 2010 7:24 AM
New book club poll - Hi Ladies, New polls listed! Amanda is off for vacation, so asst. organizer this month :) See you soon- Erica Erica Jul 15, 2010 5:51 PM
June Book Club update - A Prayer for Owen Meany - TGIF ladies! Thanks for the great attendance last night at Grand River Cellars. The weather was stunning! We sat on the patio in cooler temperatures and enjoyed wine, food and great bookie conversation. We also enjoyed a successful book swap/bo Amanda D. Jun 25, 2010 10:09 AM
New Meetup: Grand River Cellars Patio meet up - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Grand River Cellars Patio meet up When: Thursday, June 24,[masked]:15 PM Where: Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant 5750 South Madison Road (R Amanda D. Jun 15, 2010 12:18 PM
Book Club - schedule changes and new poll - Hi Ladies! I broke down and bought 'I Capture the Castle' last week while on a work trip. I hate when I blast through the book I have with me during the start of a longer exodus. I'd really rather support my local library :) Anyway, Amanda D. Jun 14, 2010 9:55 AM
Book Club - 'I Capture the Castle' - Hey! How are we all doing with the new book? Get a hold of a copy thus far? I still see plenty of copies free in the NE Ohio library networks. Personally, I have not grabbed one, but hope to snag one this weekend while I'm tooling ar Amanda D. Jun 9, 2010 11:32 PM
"Push" review and a new book for June - Happy Friday and Memorial Day! Thanks to everyone (all 14 of you + kevin) that attended last night. I'm glad that BrewWorks was able to accommodate our large group without accepting reservations. It was also convenient to have questions ready a Amanda D. May 28, 2010 10:33 AM
New Meetup: Books and Brew at the new Chardon BrewWorks - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Books and Brew at the new Chardon BrewWorks When: Thursday, May 27,[masked]:30 PM Where: Chardon BrewWorks & Eatery 205 Main St Chardon, OH Amanda D. May 17, 2010 12:13 PM
Book Club polls reminder - Hello ladies... Did everyone grab a copy of 'Push' yet? I know it is a tough one to get. My copy came in to Morley pretty quickly after I placed the hold and it's a short read. I hope to speed through it. Let me know if you want to borrow my co Amanda D. May 13, 2010 9:27 AM
"Push" into another month with a new book - Hi ladies - Thanks to those gals that came out Monday night for a lovely Mexican meal. We covered 2 books, 'While I Was Gone' and 'The 10 Year Nap'. With the first novel, we used Oprah's official book club questions for our discuss Amanda D. Apr 29, 2010 11:44 PM
April Showers bring May book club and hopefully flowers! - May Flowers - Book Club Meet Up Amanda D. Apr 13, 2010 6:36 PM
Spring is here! April book club info - Hey Ladies! How are we doing with the latest book(s)? It looks like a Mexican meet up is on our horizon, and the latter part of April is in the lead with the majority of your votes as it stands today. Please vote if on your fav meet Amanda D. Mar 29, 2010 5:21 PM
Spring is here, along with, two new books and two new polls! - Hi Ladies! Great turnout at Chester's this past Thursday night. Thanks to all who attended. The food specials, martini specials and deals on beer were very much enjoyed :) Caroline was our newest member this week, and I appreciate e Amanda D. Mar 13, 2010 9:12 AM
New Meetup: David Sedaris at EJ Thomas Hall - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: David Sedaris at EJ Thomas Hall When: Wednesday, April 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall 198 Hill Street Akron, OH[masked] Amanda D. Mar 8, 2010 10:36 PM
New Meetup: 'Half Broke Horses' meets Chester's Tavern - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: 'Half Broke Horses' meets Chester's Tavern When: Thursday, March 11,[masked]:30 PM Where: Chester Legacy Tavern 11 Chester St. Painesville, OH 4 Amanda D. Feb 28, 2010 9:51 AM
Divas Meet Up check up - Morning ladies - How are we doing with 'Half Broke Horses'? Did you find a copy of the book? From those that took the latest poll, we may be gathering as soon as March 4th. Let me know if you think you'll need more time. This one is still quit Amanda D. Feb 25, 2010 8:58 AM
New Meetup: Woman Venture Walking Workshop - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Woman Venture Walking Workshop When: Saturday, March 20,[masked]:00 AM Where: Penitentiary Glen Nature Center 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd. Kirtland Amanda D. Feb 19, 2010 9:36 AM
February book selection and new polls - Hi Ladies! Thanks to everyone who made it out to Cornerstone Brewery last night. What a fun group and great conversation! Overall, I'd say the majority of us that finished book ranked it 3.5/5*. You can view our discussion questions by going to Amanda D. Feb 12, 2010 12:15 PM
New Meetup: Books and Brew meet up - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Books and Brew meet up When: Thursday, February 11,[masked]:30 PM Where: Cornerstone Brewery 70 West Main St Madison, OH[masked] Amanda D. Feb 7, 2010 9:01 AM
'The House at Riverton' reminder - Hi Ladies! Just a reminder to vote in the latest poll for your preferred meet up date and place. As of 2/4/10, the February 11th date and Cornerstone Brewery are in the lead. I'll post a confirmation this weekend, but your votes spe Amanda D. Feb 4, 2010 10:22 PM
New book selection, new polls, new files - Hi ladies! Wow! What a super turnout last night at Corks! Not sure if it was because of the 2 for $20 or what, but 15 attendees is darn near a record. I'm always amazed how fun it is to meet new people all because of the WWW. Hope e Amanda D. Jan 13, 2010 10:31 AM
Happy Holidays and new polls posted - Hi Ladies, I hope you've had success finding a copy of Stewart O'Nan's 'Songs for the Missing.' I'm having a tough time putting it down each night! I've posted 2 polls to gather info from you with regards to our 1st meeting in 2010. Amanda D. Dec 18, 2009 9:19 AM
New book from your Divas Book Club! - Hello! I want to apology to everyone for the last minute meet up email. I set the date over a week ago and sent it out to the group like I always do, however, it appears no one got the original invite. Only the reminders went out, and I surely Amanda D. Dec 2, 2009 10:52 AM
Unto the Daughters - next meet up - Hello all! For those 'old timer' members, we survived our 14 day vacation with a lovely fall tan to prove it :) I'll surely share photos at our next meet up. And on that subject, thanks to all those that filled out the latest polls. If you haven't yet par Amanda D. Nov 17, 2009 2:27 PM
November book selection - Morning ladies! Did you all remember to 'fall' back an hour last night? Sunset is WAY too early now... I posted 2 new polls, updated the book lists & descriptions, uploaded our discussion questions, and posted a photo of our new Amanda D. Nov 1, 2009 11:05 AM
New Meetup: 'A Women's Place' coupled with 'A Zookeeper's Wife' - Meet Up - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: 'A Women's Place' coupled with 'A Zookeeper's Wife' - Meet Up When: October 29,[masked]:30 PM Where: Beach Club Grille 9853 Johnnycake Ridge Rd (Route Amanda D. Oct 22, 2009 9:14 AM
A Women's Place and the polls - Hello Ladies! How is everyone doing with 'A Women's Place'? I'm LOVING it! I really get pulled in by each character's story as they continue to build war ships, deal with families, tragedy, WWII, etc. I hope you've had a chance to grab a copy a Amanda D. Oct 20, 2009 9:42 AM
Lynn Austin and new polls - Check out our newest book selection by Lynn Austin. It's titled 'A Women's Place' and appears to be widely available in our library networks. It's a thick one, so get started soon! I'll also have the book selections & description files updated soon, h Amanda D. Oct 8, 2009 10:28 PM
New Meetup: The 'down under' Meet Up - Bill Bryson's book discussion - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: The 'down under' Meet Up - Bill Bryson's book discussion When: October 7,[masked]:30 PM Where: Red Hawk Grill 7481 Auburn Rd Painesville, OH 440 Amanda D. Sep 15, 2009 9:20 AM
October polls - Hi Ladies! Just a reminder to jump on the meetup site and vote for your preferred meet up date and place. Friday, September 25th and Redhawk are winning the majority right now, but I've only heard from 5 of you! Thanks, Amanda Amanda D. Sep 14, 2009 11:32 AM
September book selection has been chosen! - Thanks to all the members that made the trek out to Debonne. We had a great time sitting outside and listening to 'Light of Day'. We had a mix of beer and wine drinkers with all of us ordering a variety of munchies. I believe the group's consensus was tha Amanda D. Sep 6, 2009 9:31 AM
Debonne Winery meet up - Just a quick note - if anyone would like to carpool, please email me. I'm in Painesville, but would surely meet folks in the Mentor/Painesville/Concord area. Hope you can make it out next Friday! [address removed] Amanda Amanda D. Aug 25, 2009 9:38 AM
New Meetup: MOVIE Night - The Time Traveler's Wife - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: MOVIE Night - The Time Traveler's Wife When: August 21,[masked]:30 PM Where: Atlas Cinemas Great Lakes 7860 Mentor Ave Mentor , OH 44060 Amanda D. Aug 14, 2009 10:16 AM
The End of Mr. Y and our August meet up info - Hi everyone - Check out the new poll to select a date & place for August. I've also uploaded the revised files (book list and descriptions). We picked our next book out of a 'cookie tray top' last night, so grab a copy from your local libr Amanda D. Jul 28, 2009 2:53 PM
New Meetup: July Meet Up - discuss Sarah Vowell's 'Wordy Shipmates' via the deck party - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: July Meet Up - discuss Sarah Vowell's 'Wordy Shipmates' via the deck party When: July 27,[masked]:30 PM Where: Kevin's House 1208 Dartmouth Amanda D. Jul 16, 2009 4:49 PM
New Meetup: Joseph Beth local Cleveland author and discussion - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Joseph Beth local Cleveland author and discussion When: July 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: Joseph Beth Booksellers 24519 Cedar Rd Lyndhurst, OH 44124 Amanda D. Jul 16, 2009 4:41 PM
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July Book Selection and new poll - Hi Ladies! Remember to grab our July book selection - The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell. The Cleveland Library Network has plenty of available copies. Secondly, I posted a new poll this morning. Let me know what date(s) work for you, so I can Amanda D. Jul 6, 2009 10:50 AM
New Meetup: Joseph-Beth book signing; Bo Parfet - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Joseph-Beth book signing; Bo Parfet When: June 4,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Hi Ladies - Amanda D. May 29, 2009 3:00 PM
June - New Book Selection - TGIF Ladies! "The Time Traveler's Wife" was pretty good! Since a majority of us were about 80 pages from the finish at our last meet up, I'd say we collectively ranked it a 3.5 or 4 at that point. It was an easy read, entertaining, an Amanda D. May 22, 2009 10:29 AM
May Book Selection - Thanks to all the attended the meeting last night at Bass Lake. Yummy food, $5 martinis, book discussions and general gossip to be shared by all! Check out the new poll to vote on our next meet up date. New Book Selection - "Th Amanda D. Apr 24, 2009 12:08 PM
Book club at Bass Lake - Hi ladies! Just sending you all a reminder about our meet up this week. Thanks to those that have already RSVP'd. I'll make reservations for a table on Thursday around lunch. If you are new to the group, look for the meet up sign and girls with Amanda D. Apr 21, 2009 11:35 AM
Divas book club update - Hi ladies! Big thanks to Janet, Jennie, Karen, Elizabeth and Erica for coming out to the Barrel Room last night. We had a GREAT time discussing 'The Thirteenth Tale' and enjoying some yummy wine and food. Please take a moment to browse the disc Amanda D. Mar 27, 2009 10:54 AM
13th Tale meetup reminder - Hope to see all you ladies tomorrow night at the Barrel Room! Amanda Amanda D. Mar 25, 2009 4:21 PM
The Glass Doctor - Hi ladies! As you remember, about a month ago I received an email through the meetup.com site from an author's agent asking if we were int'd in reviewing a newly released book called "The Glass Doctor" by Donovan Tracy. Well, I receiv Amanda D. Mar 16, 2009 3:58 PM
New Meetup: 13th Tale Discussion and Meet Up! - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: 13th Tale Discussion and meet up! When: March 26,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Venture out ladies to a Amanda D. Mar 13, 2009 12:30 PM
A Glass Doctor - Hi ladies! In the past week, I was graciously contacted by a local publisher promoting a new book and would love to share it with you. Check it out below. Secondly, don't forget to answer the polls posted for our next date and place for a March Amanda D. Mar 4, 2009 2:19 PM
March meetup! - Hi ladies! Thanks to Jen for hosting a fun, in-home meeting to discuss Patricia Cornwell's 'Postmortem.' We collectively decided to read 'The Thirteenth Tale' by Diane Setterfield. Morley Library in Painesville and the Cleveland Network have se Amanda D. Feb 22, 2009 1:44 PM
New Meetup: Meeting it up in February! - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Meeting it up in February! When: February 20,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Jen's got a new pad and woul Amanda D. Jan 19, 2009 9:15 PM
February meet up and book selection - TGIF chicas! Thanks to those gals who voted on the polls. If you haven't done so, please log on and shoot me your preferred date and book. I'd like to get us going on a new selection, just in case, it's got a waiting list. When I looked today, Amanda D. Jan 16, 2009 12:25 PM
New Meetup: Stealing Buddha's Dinner - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Stealing Buddha's Dinner When: January 13,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Hi ladies! Sorry for the Amanda D. Jan 8, 2009 8:06 AM
January meeting - Merry Christmas ladies! News from the polls....it appears Bistro 70 on January 13th is the winning ticket. If you haven't voted yet, please jump online when you can and let me know (see polls on the left hand menu/column). I'll be in Europe for Amanda D. Dec 26, 2008 10:11 AM
New Meetup: Three Cups of Tea - book discussion and meet new members - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Three Cups of Tea - book discussion and meet new members When: December 15,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Learn more here: Amanda D. Dec 1, 2008 11:38 AM
3 Cups of Tea - Hi and Happy Thanksgiving! I was looking at our polls and the calendar to schedule our next meet up, but wanted to throw out a few questions first. How is everyone doing on the book? Did you find a copy thus far? I know it was a tou Amanda D. Nov 26, 2008 11:29 AM
pre-Sarah meet up! - Going for brunch at The Harp on Detroit Ave in Ohio City/Lakewood prior to the CPL talk. We'll be there around noon! Amanda D. Nov 14, 2008 1:23 PM
New Meetup: Sarah Vowell comes to Cleveland - Announcing a new Meetup for Divas de la Creme Book Club! What: Sarah Vowell comes to Cleveland When: November 16,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Sarah Vowell has writte Amanda D. Nov 12, 2008 12:08 AM

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