July meet up: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Hey all! 

Allison is hosting this month.  We will be reading the Rosie project. Sounds like a really cute and uplifting novel, but as one reviewer noted "not chic lit" ;0) We will be doing it on Friday night July 25th  at first class pizza again.  Please bring cash to split the bill and there is no corkage fee, so feel free to bring a bottle of wine :)  Also, just a note for moms: I have switched to audio books.....it's the only way I can get any "reading" done. Its been AWESOME and has totally changed my commute!! (20 minutes)

Here is the synopsis:

THE ART OF LOVE IS NEVER A SCIENCE

MEET DON TILLMAN, a brilliant yet socially challenged professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. And so, in the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs the Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a sixteen-page, scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the late arrivers. 

Rosie Jarman is all these things. She also is strangely beguiling, fiery, and intelligent. And while Don quickly disqualifies her as a candidate for the Wife Project, as a DNA expert Don is particularly suited to help Rosie on her own quest: identifying her biological father. When an unlikely relationship develops as they collaborate on the Father Project, Don is forced to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosie—and the realization that, despite your best scientific efforts, you don’t find love, it finds you. 

Arrestingly endearing and entirely unconventional, Graeme Simsion’s distinctive debut will resonate with anyone who has ever tenaciously gone after life or love in the face of great challenges. The Rosie Project is a rare find: a book that restores our optimism in the power of human connection.

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  • Christy S.

    Hi! New to the group and looks like I just missed this one... will there be a meetup for August? If so, what will we be reading?

    July 26

    • Brandi W.

      Yes, you just missed the group. It was my first time with this group. We had a lot of fun. I will be hosting next month. Chrissy the organizer will be sending out the details soon.

      July 27

  • Nicole

    My son is sick! Bummed I can't make! I enjoyed the book. Liking forward to seeing everyone next time!

    July 25

  • Allison S

    Hi all,
    I will try to get a table outside on the patio like last time. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

    July 24

  • Brandi W.

    I just finished the book, looking forward to meeting you and discussing the book

    July 23

  • Amanda L.

    I was just about to RSVP "yes" when I remembered the 25th is Perryn's birthday. Hopefully I'll make one soon.

    July 1, 2014

    • Chrissy

      Happy birthday to Perryn!!!! Hope to see you soon :) xoxo!

      July 23

  • Jenny

    Looking forward to meeting everyone. Just wanted to share the "must reads for the summer" per the Today show :) The Giver, I am Having So Much Fun Without You, The Hotel on Place Vendome, I am Pilgrim, The Arsonist, and Escape from Camp 14.

    July 1, 2014

    • Chrissy

      Thanks for the info Jenny! We may use it for August;0)

      July 23

  • Amby

    Sorry to bow out at the last minute. In laws came in Monday and want to have dinner on Friday. I read the book! Great pick. Hope to make the next one!

    July 23

    • Chrissy

      Glad you enjoyed the book! I look forward to seeing you next time....I want to see your bump! ;0)

      July 23

  • Ashley N C.

    I won't be able to come this Friday but am looking forward to coming in August and meeting everyone!

    July 23

    • Chrissy

      Oh! Ha! just sent you an email;0) disregard it. Hope to meet you soon!

      July 23

  • Amby

    I just got the book! I may be a little behind by the time we meet ... ;)

    July 16

  • Patricia D

    Sorry to keep missing each month! Miss you all!

    July 9

  • Brandi W.

    I just ordered my book on amazon. looking forward to starting it this weekend.

    July 2, 2014

  • Ellen O.

    Sorry to miss this one, I'll be out of town.

    June 30, 2014

    • Chrissy

      No worries. Sorry we chose a bad weekend for you! Have fun!!:0)

      July 1, 2014

  • Brandi W.

    Looking forward to the group and reading the book.

    June 27, 2014

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