28th Book Club Meeting

  • September 24, 2013 · 6:30 PM

Hi folks, it's that time again for the next book club meeting. If you would like to join us for the 27th Book Club meeting please email me your home email address because I do not access this site very often from my phone and my phone is my only internet connection.

If you would like to be emailed please include a valid email address. I will be sending out information to those who are on the email list, if you are not on it please send me your email address. 

We will be discussing: "Dancing at the Rascal Fair" by Ivan Doig

Location: address will be sent to those who are on the book club emailing list, who RSVP -YES. 

Please bring: an appetizer, dessert, fruit plate and or wine* to share. 

*Please drink responsibly* 

Thank you, Regina

P.S. Questions? Call me at[masked] or send me an email.

P.S.S. Let me know if you would like to be removed from the Book Club Mailing List.

P.S.S.S. Here is the list of books that we have shared at the meetings:



1. Howard Zinn, "A People's History of the US"



2. Annie Proulx, "Fine Just the Way It Is"



3. David Foster Wallace, "Infinite Jest," "The girl with the curious hair"



4. O'Henry, "The Gentle Grafter'



5. Julian Barnes, "A Sense of an Ending"



6. Dianne Bunnell, "The Protest"



7. Paula McLain, "Paris Wife"



8. Karen Kondalian (?), "The Whip"



9. William Boyd, "Brazzaville Beach"



10. Gore Vidal, "Lincoln"



11. Evan Connell, "Son of the Morning Star"



12. Jillian Flint, "Gone Girl"



13. Jill Fredston, "Rowing to Latitude"



14. Jessie Walters (?), "The Beautiful Ruins"



15. Lance Weller, "Wilderness"



16. Ken Kesey, "Sometimes a Great Notion"



17. Laura Hillenbrand, "Unbroken"



18. Shusake Endo, "Silence"



19. Jerry Thompson, "Cascadia's Fault"



20. Mike Connelly, "The Lincoln Lawyer"



21. Jamie Ford, "The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet"



22. Doris Kearns Goodwin, "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham



Lincoln" and "Wait Till Next Year"



23. Eagon, "The Worst Hard Times"



24. Norman Maclean, "A River Runs Through It"



25. Kate Greensville, "The Secret River"



26. Patrick Dearen, "Castle Gap and Pecos Frontier"



27. William Peter Blatty, "Elsewhere"



28.James Patterson, "the Maximum Ride"



29. Tom Wolfe, "The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test"



30. Bill Bryson, "A walk in the woods"



31. John Grisham, "Calico Joe"



32. Naomi Wolf, "Vagina'" The End of America"

 

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  • Vanessa R.

    I apologize for not making the group discussion. I'm trapped in the
    I-5 traffic going to and from work at McChord AFB. I couldn't handle getting back in the traffic this evening. I'm sure it was a great discussion.

    September 24, 2013

  • Carl

    Sport didn't read book. Maybe next time.

    September 24, 2013

  • Sheila

    There is a big accident on I-5 near JBLM

    September 24, 2013

  • Lu

    Have to bow out - am called in to work Tues eve. Have to say I love the book - what a range of emotions and the writing style is engaging.

    September 23, 2013

  • donny

    Well, this is my third email, and I still am not sure of how the books are chosen, if we the members have any input on the choosing of the books, or for that matter if there are or are not any themes or criteria for submitting, suggesting, and/or choosing books to be read. I'm with Marjorie, it would be great to know what books are on the list. Let's read some Naomi Wolf!!

    September 18, 2013

  • Marjorie H.

    Hello-I was confirmed to attend but I don't think I'll finish the book in time. In fact I know I won't-so I'm going to give up my spot for someone that might have finished the book.
    Any chance we could get notification of the books for the upcoming month a little earlier? Is that posted somewhere and I'm missing it?
    Thanks
    Margi

    September 17, 2013

    • Lu

      Not necessary to have finished the book. Come meet up with us anyway and share what you can.

      September 17, 2013

    • Regina

      Usually the next book is posted when I post the next meeting.

      September 18, 2013

  • Regina

    Hi folks, if you haven't been to a recent meeting please email me your email so I can add you to the list. I send one email either the night before or the day of the meeting, as we are usually meeting in private homes, I don't like to publish everyone's addresses or phone #'s. If you have any questions please email me or call at 360.970.4031. I will get back to you within 24 hours.

    September 17, 2013

  • Regina

    Hi Donny, just like the list states it is a list of books that others have discussed and or shared with us at the meetings. This list is being shared because most of us read other books and would like to know what others are reading too.

    September 17, 2013

  • donny

    Hello fellow book clubbers, I am wondering about the list of 32 books listed on the web site. Is this a list of future potential books, or a list of suggested books that can be added to, or a list that I need to vote or pick from?? Can someone help me out and share a little information?

    September 15, 2013

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