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Winning Books - Thanks for voting, the winners are below. I've scheduled the July and August meetups  already. July- Short Stories: Consider the Lobster August-  NY Times Best Seller: Luckiest Girl Alive megan May 29, 2016 8:16 PM
Book Voting is Here! - Time to vote! Pick our books for July-December 2016. Voting is open until Friday, May 27th. https://www.surveymon megan May 22, 2016 8:12 PM
For the love of book club - Do you love book club? We love book club! Great Books and Fresh Coffee has been meeting for over 5 years now (96 meetups and counting)!  Some of you come every month, some are regulars, some have only come once so far (but we hope to see mo megan Apr 24, 2016 10:19 PM
Books for 2016! - Thanks for all your participation- here are the winning books for Jan-June 2016! COMEDY: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams FANTASY: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lync megan Dec 1, 2015 7:22 PM
Book Selections for 2015 - Thanks for putting in your votes- here are the results! July: Non-Fiction Adventure: The Tiger August: Fiction: T megan May 24, 2015 5:55 PM
2015 Book Selections - Thanks to everyone who submitted book recommendations, we have some great selections. Here are the winning books: January: Political- V for Vendetta February: Travel/Non-Fiction Adventure- Wild megan Nov 10, 2014 11:42 PM
Movie Night: Tomorrow! - We are going to see the 8:10 showing of Gone Girl at the Magnolia. Seating is reserved, and early online ticket purchase is suggested. I will be sitting in J10 if you want to try to find a seat in that general area. See you then- please megan Oct 3, 2014 7:59 AM
Final Book Selections - Thanks for all the input- I think we have a great variety! July- Historical Fiction - Lonesome Dove - McMurty August- Non-Fiction -  Stiff - R megan May 23, 2014 9:05 PM
Book Club: See You Tonight! - Hey Everyone, We have our meetup for The Maltese Falcon tonight at Sip Stir. Look forward to seeing you! A few reminders- you can donate to help cover our Meetup fees at megan May 5, 2014 3:30 PM
Book Title Suggestions - We have selected our 6 genres for the remainder of the year: Sci-Fi Fantasy Biography/Memoir Historical Fiction Mystery Non-Fiction with a focus on Science/History/Travel megan May 1, 2014 10:57 PM
2014 Book Club - Hello Book Clubbers, Great Books and Fresh Coffee has had 67 meetups now- that's a lot of books!  Some of you come every month, some are regulars, some have only come once so far (but we hope to see more of you), and some of you have been read megan Apr 29, 2014 10:54 PM
Genre Suggestions - 2014 is flying by- we need your help to select our books for the latter half of the year. We start with genres- both specific and broad- things like: contemporary fiction, New York Times Best Sellers, hard-boiled detective mysterie megan Apr 21, 2014 3:30 PM
Support Your Book Club! - Dear Book Clubbers, It's not my favorite thing to do- but it's the time of year, where I ask if you wouldn't mind donating a couple of bucks to help us with Meetup fees.  Meetup was the point of origin for this group, and we certainly benefit megan Apr 21, 2014 3:29 PM
The Winning Books - Thanks everyone who voted for our next set of books!  Here are the chosen titles:   July- Book that is also a movie- World War Z August- High School English book- The Sound and the Fury September- Fantasy- Cloud Atlas megan May 29, 2013 10:33 AM
Reminder: Book Voting - Just a reminder, if you haven't voted yet- you have the opportunity to vote on the books we read for the next 6 months.  I'm going to close the survey at the end of the day, so we can start planning for our July book!  A quick look today showed that megan May 28, 2013 3:48 PM
Book Voting - Hello! Thank you everyone for suggesting book titles!  We have some neat genres this time around, and some inspired a lot of submissions. I apologize- this is the first time I'm not including a synopsis of the book in the voting survey.  Plea megan May 20, 2013 10:54 PM
Book Recommendations - Now's the moment you've been waiting for- we're taking suggestions for the books we will read July-December 2013. Those who attended tonight's meetup have provided the genres that we'll be reading: 1. Sci-Fi 2. High School English megan May 6, 2013 11:02 PM
Book Club- Looking ahead to the next year - Do you love book club? We love book club! Great Books and Fresh Coffee has been meeting for over 3 years now!  Some of you come every month, some are regulars, some have only come once so far (but we hope to see more of you), and some of yo megan Mar 7, 2013 11:45 PM
Book Club- Movie Night? - Hey Everyone, It's been a while since our last social meetup at Barcadia- so perhaps it's time for another.  I wanted to plan a movie night for February or March- it seems like there is some interesting stuff coming out. I've set up a megan Jan 21, 2013 12:40 AM
Book Selections for January-June 2013 - Wanted to re-post so that everyone can see.  Every 6 months we take suggestions for book genres, and then for book recommendations within those genres.  Here were the winning choices: January:B megan Jan 8, 2013 9:32 AM
The Winning Books - Thanks to everyone who participated in the book voting- we have our winners.  The January meetup has been posted to the site (location still to come).   January: Biography- Born Standing Up megan Dec 1, 2012 8:33 AM
Book Voting- Now Open - Hey- Take a minute to vote on our upcoming book selections.  The winners will be the books that we read from January-June of 2013.  Voting is 6 easy choices based on the book nominations from our members. To vote just follow the URL b megan Nov 10, 2012 5:09 PM
Book Recommendations! - Just a reminder that we're still collecting book requests through Friday.   We could use more suggestions for these categories in particular: Black Sci Fi (I bet no one's surprised on this one) Biography megan Oct 24, 2012 12:38 PM
Book Recommendations! - Hey- It's that time- we are seeking book suggestions. To recap, we choose our books through a democratic process.  Genres were suggested at the last meetup.  6 genres were picked which will carry us from January through June of 2013.� megan Oct 10, 2012 5:11 PM
Social Events - Hey Everyone, A long time back, this meetup group used to schedule fun social events in addition the monthly book meet.  Do we have enough interest in reviving that?  Last night Hilary had some good ideas that could be turned into a happy megan Oct 2, 2012 8:52 AM
Book Voting - Book voting is here!  Sorry for the delay in making this available.  If you have 5 minutes please go ahead and vote now.  Voting will run until Monday afternoon, so that at Monday's meeting we can announce our next book.  Make your choices! megan May 29, 2012 11:04 PM
RE: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Book Recommendations! - No problem! megan May 29, 2012 7:56 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Book Recommendations! - Hey I missed the survey, but here's my list if you're still looking for suggestions: SciFi/Fantasy - Pastwatch (The Redemption of Christopher Columbus) or Ender's Game. Both books are by Orson Scott Card.  Howard P. May 27, 2012 1:21 AM
Book Recommendations! - Hey Everyone, Our next 6 genres will be:   Sci Fi/Fantasy Biography Comedy True Crime Best Seller Other   Other being anything that doesn't fit t megan May 13, 2012 4:04 PM
Book Club Updates - Hey Everyone, A few updates for you. First, Thank You to everyone who contributed to the group fees- we're good to go for an entire year! I've updated our May meetup with a location- hope you can join u megan Apr 15, 2012 11:18 AM
Save Book Club - Hey Everyone, Thanks for joining our meetup group. We've had 39 meetups over the years, and are still going strong. Tonight we met to discuss a great book- In the Garden on Beasts. We would love to have you jo megan Apr 2, 2012 11:04 PM
Book Voting is here! - Hey Everyone, Thank you for the book recommendations- we have a lot of good options to choose from. We're only choosing 6 books- but you'll notice that there are 10 questions. Certain genres, like Historical Fiction and Best Sellers megan Nov 11, 2011 7:41 AM
Book Recommendations - Hey Everyone, Just a reminder that we're still taking book recommendations through the end of the week. We need your suggestions! These are for our book choices for January-June 2012. megan Oct 31, 2011 11:25 AM
Genres & Book Recommendations - Thanks to everyone who participated in genre voting. For those who are unsure of what I'm talking about- as a group we vote on genres and on books for a 6 month time period. Right now we're in the process of selecting books for January-June 2012. megan Oct 23, 2011 11:18 PM
Time to vote on genres! - At the last meetup, we came up with a list of potential genres for Jan-June 2012. Please take a moment and vote for the 6 you would most like to read. Should just take a minute- so do it now! Please make sure to vote before October 22. At t megan Oct 5, 2011 8:54 PM
Mokah Coffee - Hey- Just a note that I've updated the locations for the next 3 meetups. September and November- we're back at Mokah October- we'll be at White Rock Coffee BuyWithMe has a deal for Mokah this week, s megan Aug 31, 2011 9:30 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] 2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - Another vote for these 3 choices. --- On Thu, 12/9/10, Brian <[address removed]> wrote: Courtney H. Dec 9, 2010 9:49 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] 2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - Hi, With hopes of getting more involved next year, here are my votes... Catch 22 A heartbreaking work The things they carried Thx, Jamie On Dec 8, 2010, at 5:52 PM user 1. Dec 9, 2010 9:47 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] 2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - Hi, all! ? user 1. Dec 9, 2010 8:41 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] 2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - catch22 heartbreaking work of staggering genius the things they carried Natasha Dec 9, 2010 8:17 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] 2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - Classics Catch-22 Humor Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Challenged Satanic Verses On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 5:52 PM, Ashley Hollon White < Brian G Dec 9, 2010 12:26 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] 2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - Catch 22? (haven't we all read TGG a million times already. ha!) BOChampions Things They Carried On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 7:28 PM, Joanna < joa ANDREW Dec 8, 2010 10:42 PM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] 2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - **Tie Breakers** Classics Catch 22 The Great Gatsby? X Joanna Dec 8, 2010 7:28 PM
2011 BOOK WINNERS! (Well, Kind of...!) - Exciting stuff, folks! We have three of the six books chosen for Jan-Jun of next year!! Unfortunately, we all have very diverse taste, it seems, because THREE of our categories TIED! So we shall be voting again on those... But first things first: Ashley Hollon W. Dec 8, 2010 5:51 PM
New Meetup: Drinks! - Announcing a new Meetup for Great Books and Fresh Coffee! What : Drinks! When : Friday, December 17,[masked]:00 PM Cheryl Dec 7, 2010 5:44 PM
Re: Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Vote for Book Selections!! - Hello! My votes go for: The Big Sleep The Great Gatsby Confederacy of Dunces Outliers A Thousand Splendid Suns 1984 user 1. Dec 5, 2010 12:28 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Vote for Book Selections!! - Preview not available Joanna Dec 3, 2010 9:33 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Vote for Book Selections!! - Preview not available user 1. Dec 2, 2010 11:05 PM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Vote for Book Selections!! - Preview not available John G. R. Dec 2, 2010 10:30 PM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Vote for Book Selections!! - Hi Ashley, I'll go with: Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Larson) The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald) user 1. Nov 30, 2010 9:06 AM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Vote for Book Selections!! - Preview not available Amy Nov 29, 2010 7:52 PM
Vote for Book Selections!! - Okay, guys! At the last meeting we started voting for our books for 2011. If you didn't get to vote, please choose one book from each category below. These will be the books we read from January through June. If you need a good site to look at synopsis, G Ashley Hollon W. Nov 29, 2010 5:08 PM
BOOK SUGGESTIONS! - Hi Everyone! Okay the time has come! We will be voting for books at NEXT WEEK'S meeting. It's always a good time, but to vote for books, I need your suggestions! So over the next week please send me any book suggestions or ideas you have. They Ashley Hollon W. Oct 25, 2010 5:44 PM
Genre Voting! - Hi Everyone! So the time has come to choose our genres!! We will be voting on final book selections at the November meetup. Please choose six genres from the list below and submit (by responding to this email) no later than Sunday night, Octobe Ashley Hollon W. Sep 29, 2010 5:58 PM
Meetup details changed: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Great-Bo­oks-and-Fresh-Coffee/calendar/­14100212/ When : Monday Cheryl Sep 9, 2010 9:06 PM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Genres - Don't forget! - Hi! ? ... I'm kind of a sucker for fiction. And by a sucker for fiction, I mean I practically read nothing else. LOL. ? It's difficult to find compelling contemporary fiction, but I'm alway user 1. Sep 2, 2010 5:20 PM
Genres - Don't forget! - Hey Everyone! We're getting some really great suggestions for genres in! Don't forget to email me your choices before the 8th of September! And if you haven't yet - be sure to RSVP for our next meetup: Abraham Lincoln - Vampire Hunte Ashley Hollon W. Sep 2, 2010 12:00 PM
Genre Suggestion Time! :O) - Hey Guys! I can't believe it's already time to start the process of choosing our Winter/Spring books, but it is! We will be deciding what genres to focus on for January - June at our next meetup! So you don't want to miss it! Please Ashley Hollon W. Aug 23, 2010 2:32 PM
New Meetup: Mockingjay (!!) by Suzanne Collins - Hey Everyone! I scheduled our bonus MOCKINGJAY meetup for September 20th. Mockingjay is the final installment (released tomorrow!) in the Hunger Games Trilogy. The first two books are The Hunger Games and Catching Fire. We discussed them in a m Ashley Hollon W. Aug 23, 2010 2:27 PM
New meetup group! - Good Grief by Lolly Winston on August 9. Look forward to seeing everyone there! [/url] Good Grief by Lolly Winston Cheryl Jul 14, 2010 10:18 AM
Time to Vote for Book Selections!!! - Hey Everyone! For those of you that didn't make it out last night, we're now voting for our book selections for August through December! We have some great books to choose from, and I'm getting very excited for Fall! Please vote for ONE book in Ashley Hollon W. May 4, 2010 9:48 AM
Genres Have Been Selected!! - Okay, I know you've been waiting with bated breath! So here are our genres for July through December: 2010 New Release Chick - Lit Historical Fiction New York Times Bestseller Novel that has been Ashley Hollon W. Apr 20, 2010 11:00 AM
Cast your votes for genre choices! - Okay guys! If you didn't make it to the Savage Detectives Meeting, now is your chance to vote for your genre choices. Please have your votes to me by Saturday night! Can't wait to see how it turns out! You get to pick FIVE from the following ch Ashley Hollon W. Apr 14, 2010 5:55 PM
Genre Suggestions! Don't Forget! - So we've gotten some great suggestions for Fall Book Genres, but there is still time to submit! This is your opportunity to help choose what types of books we read for the second half of the year! Be sure to have all genre requests to me by FRI Ashley Hollon W. Mar 29, 2010 5:16 PM
New Meetup: Shelley Carroll Band - Amsterdam Bar - Announcing a new Meetup for Great Books and Fresh Coffee! What: Shelley Carroll Band - Amsterdam Bar When: Monday, March 22,[masked]:00 PM Where: The Amsterdam Bar 831 Exposition Avenue Dallas, TX[masked] Ashley Hollon W. Mar 12, 2010 5:08 PM
Fall Book Selections - Suggest a Genre - Hi Everyone! I can't believe it's already time to start the process of choosing our Fall books, but it is! We will be deciding what genres to focus on for July - December at our next meetup! So you don't want to miss it! Please send Ashley Hollon W. Mar 12, 2010 4:52 PM
February Book Selection CHANGED! - Hi Everyone, We've decided to push back Alice I Have Been as it's a new release and libraries won't be carrying it. So I postponed that one until July and each book was bumped up a month closer. So our February book selections are Ashley Hollon W. Jan 11, 2010 9:32 PM
New Meetup: POSSIBLE Movie Night - The Road - Okay, right after I cancelled our The Road movie night, I found another article online giving different information. So, here is the plan, Stan. We're going to have a tentative movie night scheduled for Next Wednesday. It is listed Ashley Hollon W. Nov 19, 2009 1:03 PM
Moloka'i Meetup Monday! - Ah... Alliteration. ;o) Hey everyone! We meet on Monday night at 7:00 to discuss Alan Brennert's Moloka'i . If you haven't yet RSVP'd, please take a moment to do so at the following link. It's very helpful to have an idea of who all is co Ashley Hollon W. Oct 27, 2009 4:53 PM
Spring Book Selections Have Been Posted!!! - Thanks to everyone who voted for our Spring Book Choices! Some of the categories had clear winners while others were really close. It was so interesting to see which books didn't get much love and which ones did. I think we got some fantastic reads for ne Ashley Hollon W. Oct 19, 2009 8:11 PM
Quick Note - Hey Everyone, Hope you're having a great weekend! Just a reminder - if you haven't voted for Spring Book Picks make sure and do that soon! I plan to post the choices on Monday afternoon! If you don't have the email, our message board has the c Ashley Hollon W. Oct 17, 2009 11:21 PM
Voting for spring book selections! - Hello everyone! Happy Friday! So at our meeting earlier this month we started voting on our future book selections. If you didn't make it out to our first meetup, it's your turn to put in your vote! (And I have a list, so no voting twice if you Ashley Hollon W. Oct 16, 2009 9:06 AM
NaNoWriMo! - Hey Everybody! So I think it can go without saying that the majority of readers are also writers (whether it's novels, poetry, or in a daily journal). So, I thought I'd plant this little seed... Last year was my first year to partici Ashley Hollon W. Oct 12, 2009 12:05 PM
Re: [GreatBooksandFreshCoffee] Happy Friday! - Hi and thanks for reminding me. I haven't time to read this particular book, very busy with work, but will put it in my TBR pile. ? I hope your coffee includes Senseo!! It's a Douwe Egberts product that is sensational Alley Sep 25, 2009 12:02 PM
Happy Friday! - Hi Everyone! ? I promise not to continue to spam your mailbox, but I just wanted to remind you all to take the survey I sent out earlier this week. If you have joined the group since then (Welcome!!), the survey can also be fo Ashley Hollon W. Sep 25, 2009 9:26 AM
Great Books and Fresh Coffee - Quick Survey and Reminder - Hi Everyone! Thank you again for joining GBFC! I'm very excited about this little book club. I'm getting together some ideas on books for discussion in the beginning of 2010, and created a short survey for you to fill out. PLEASE get this back Ashley Hollon W. Sep 22, 2009 10:25 AM

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