South Hills Meet Up CROSSING ON THE PARIS by Dana Gynther

Crossing on the Paris by Dana Gynther is a little stretch from chick lit but it looks like a great read reminiscent of the Titanic!   Its good to change it up once in awhile.

Description:

The opulent age of empires is ending, but the great queens of the sea— the magnificent ocean liners—continue to reign supreme. Despite the tragedy of the Titanic, the race to build ever larger and more luxurious floating palaces continues, and passengers still flock to make the Atlantic crossing in style.

In 1921,the SS Paris leaves Le Havre on her maiden voyage. Aboard, passengers dine in glittering grandeur on French cuisine, served by hundreds of unnoticed servants and chefs. Below the waterline, the modern oil-fired engines throb day and night. And for three women, this voyage will profoundly change their lives.

Traveling first class, elderly Vera Sinclair is reluctantly moving back to Manhattan after thirty wonderful years abroad. In cozy second class, reveling in her brief freedom from family life, Constance Stone is returning after a failed mission to bring her errant sister home from France. And in the stifling servants’ quarters, young Le Havre native Julie Vernet is testing her wings in her first job as she sets out to forge her own future. For all three, in different ways, this transatlantic voyage will be a life-changing journey of the heart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please Bring a Chick Lit book suggestion if you have one!

Not sure what to bring?  A chick lit book that is out in Paperback. Here is the definition of Chick Lit: Chick lit is genre fiction within women's fiction which addresses issues of modern women often humorously and lightheartedly***  Sometimes we do slightly deeper books than this, but we always do women's fiction that's not too heavy so if you don't have time to read it you can still come & enjoy yourself.

 

 

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  • Becky

    A good discussion, with not as many people, which was kind of nice, because it was cozier and more intimate!

    1 · March 7, 2013

  • Cindy

    Sorry to have missed, I forgot to do something I have to turn in for tomorrow. Loved the book though!

    March 6, 2013

  • Janet

    Still feeling too sick. Hope you all loved the book!!!!

    March 6, 2013

  • Kim

    My apologies for the late change of plans. Have a great time!

    March 6, 2013

  • Cindy

    So glad, this was an awesome book!

    March 6, 2013

  • Lindsey B.

    hey girls snow has completely stopped in the south hills and the roads are fine. Only flurries the rest of the day if that. So BOOK CLUB IS ON!

    1 · March 6, 2013

  • Peggy D.

    My spring break plans changed and now I'm enjoying snow in Catonsville MD. So sorry I can't be there.

    March 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Guys we got alot of snow up north I wont be coming in for book club..See you next month!!!

    March 6, 2013

  • Kristin C.

    Sick kid, bad weather, will miss everyone!

    March 5, 2013

  • Susan

    I can't make it, we are having a one night only class at my church on Abraham Lincoln, and I love history. There is also dinner. Miss you gals. Too bad I have everything on one day. Bon voyage to everyone going to France.

    March 3, 2013

  • Janet

    I think it's one of my all time favorites!

    March 2, 2013

    • Cindy

      I think I agree, I really enjoyed it.

      March 2, 2013

  • Cindy

    Just finished the book, can't wait for our discussion!!

    March 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    See you all again. Last night was great

    February 7, 2013

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