[LAWS] One good read deserves another : 'Likeness'­ by Tana French

  • May 11, 2013 · 5:00 PM
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'The Likeness', a follow-on story after 'In the Woods', this time focusing on Cassie, and told from her point of view as she takes on an undercover assignment to discover the murderer of a young woman.  This is the NY Times review of this book.

You don't have to read 'In the Woods' in order to read this one.  Cassie's character was introduced in that book but that story was told by a male detective colleague of hers.  We had a book discussion of that recently. This story (Likeness) is told by her.  Though if you want to read 'In the Woods' too, you can, since this discussion on 'Likeness' doesn't take place till May.  I hope that is plenty of time for your enjoyment.

For our discussion, I picked 'Bar Food' which is on Wilshire in West Los Angeles.  It is a modern style restaurant, not your pictured as a 'bar' scene, not crowded or packed and they serve 'home' cooking from English and Irish genre.  They have a happy hour that is 'happy'. I have set the time to be at 5 p.m. (the beginning of the happy hour, runs for 3 hours) to ensure that we have a good table and plenty of time.  I believe that you can order from the regular menu as well.

 

Please join me for another great read and fun discussion.

LAWS attendance rules apply.

 

Eva

 

 

 

 

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  • Beth R

    Eva, I LOVE your book events! You do an outstanding job of leading the discussion and keeping everyone on point. Can't wait for the next one!!

    1 · May 12, 2013

  • Barbara

    It was so interesting to hear everyone's perspective on "Likeness". Very enjoyable discussion with great questions about the book from Eva. Thanks Eva!

    May 12, 2013

  • Sue

    Interesting discussion, lovely women, appealing restaurant with good and varied choices. Eva led a very thought-provoking discussion and we all had many chances to participate

    May 12, 2013

  • Lauren

    Special thanks to Eva for being such a great facilitator!

    May 11, 2013

  • Sally

    Such a great book club, from Eva who gives us such good questions to all the bright lights that read the book from angles that I don't see until we get together

    May 11, 2013

  • Jill

    Riveting book, great discussion!

    May 11, 2013

  • Eva

    We have such a good time everytime... Thank you ladies.

    May 11, 2013

  • Eva

    Janet, I am so sorry to hear that! We will miss you and sorry you are not feeling well.

    May 10, 2013

  • Janet H.

    Sorry Eva- I did read the book and enjoyed it.I am in too much pain to make the long trip to tht place.

    May 9, 2013

  • Eva

    Sure, Natalie, I think she will enjoy the food there.

    1 · May 6, 2013

  • Natalie

    Can I plus one? My daughter and I will be coming from our outing to Getty Villa. Hope it's ok. Not sure if she will read the book. But it's our mom's day outing.

    May 5, 2013

  • KATHLEEN B.

    I have to cancel, as I was on the waiting list, made other plans

    May 1, 2013

  • ellen

    Have th ebook and plan to be there...look forward to seeing everyone.

    April 16, 2013

  • Beth R

    Anne, look for the email I just sent you. It answers your questions.

    April 3, 2013

  • Pat

    I hate to miss this, but already have plans for this date.

    March 26, 2013

  • Sue

    Just finished reading Into the Woods and while I found it fascinating, I couldn't remember who suggested the book. Thanks for solving my personal mystery. I look forward to the next chapter.

    March 20, 2013

  • Jill

    I am so there!

    March 19, 2013

  • Beth

    I'm gonna read wholllle book this time! Thanks, Eva!

    March 19, 2013

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