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New Membership Rules for Our Group - Dear Mystery Lover's Meetup Members, Meetup has recently changed it's billing policy and is increasing rates for larger groups.  This refers to the amount that organizers are charged--not group members. I still would rather have Marni Jan 27, 2015 11:44 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Marni not at meetup today - Get well soon, Marni! We soldiered on without you Sunday...a good group! Small, but lively and literate. Patti W. Dec 29, 2014 10:11 AM
remove me from your mailing list - Susan La Riviere - Hello, I live in Yakima and will not be able to attend your bookclub meetings. Please remove me from your mailing list. Thank you, Susan La Riviere Susan La R. Dec 28, 2014 3:12 PM
RE: [bookclub-1689] Marni not at meetup today - I am sorry to hear you are sick hope you get better soon. It looks like I may not be able to make the meeting either do to a personal issue Anne P. Dec 28, 2014 2:02 PM
RE: [bookclub-1689] Marni not at meetup today - I hope that you feel better soon! Those respiratory things are awful and hang on mu Maura D. Dec 28, 2014 12:46 PM
Marni not at meetup today - So sorry for last minute cancellation.  I am (yes) still sick.  Better than last month, but wheezing particularly bad today and need to not exert myself too much.  Gonna take a short walk to get outside and that's all I can do today...just want to s Marni Dec 28, 2014 12:38 PM
Sunday meetup--traffic? - Hi all, I just realized there is a Seahawks game on Sunday.  Suppose to start 1:30PM so it may not be an issue but for those of you coming from the south keep in mind there may be lots of traffic as game lets out. Hope to still see all of you Marni Dec 26, 2014 7:24 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] 2015 Book List Now Posted! - meetup was small but very lively!  missed you hope to see you in December! -m On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 10:44 AM, Patti Williams < Marni Dec 2, 2014 5:36 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] 2015 Book List Now Posted! - Marni: You're awesome! Good job...how was the November meetup? Patti Patti W. Dec 2, 2014 10:44 AM
2015 Book List Now Posted! - Thanks to everyone who contributed suggestions and to all those who discussed and ordered the list at November's meetup. I've posted two versions of the list: The list only, ordered by month (title, author) The list wit Marni Dec 2, 2014 10:04 AM
2015 Book List - Please consider contributing ideas for the 2015 book list vote! We will continue to read two books each month.  However, in 2015 we are switching to a slightly different format.  Instead of reading one common book and one common author we are Marni Oct 27, 2014 4:05 PM
2015 Book List: Start the brainstorming! - We have decided to try something new for our 2015 reading list. In the past few years, we’ve read a common author (sometimes themed, sometimes not) with a common book. The monthly common books have been tied together by a theme/sub-gen Marni Sep 29, 2014 2:31 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] CHANCE IN LOCATION TOMORROW - Hooray! I like the Pub SO much more than that other place! Suggestion: They make a great pita and hummus p Patti W. Mar 29, 2014 12:50 PM
CHANCE IN LOCATION TOMORROW - Due to last minute cancellation by Allegro Cafe, we cannot meet there this week (tomorrow).  They just emailed me that the re-did the floor in that back room where we meet, and it is not done yet.  Hopefully all will be back to normal next month. Marni Mar 29, 2014 11:09 AM
DUES for next 6 months - Usually I ask group members to contribute dues twice a year.  This is because meetup.com charges me $72.00 two times a year (total $144.00 for the year) to maintain our web presence on their site. However, Marni Mar 14, 2014 10:14 AM
2014 List - The 2014 Reading List is now posted in the Files section (the More drop down menu).  Enjoy! Marni Nov 29, 2013 7:16 PM
2014 Suggestions Posted for your review! - Hi everyone!  Thanks for ALL your suggestions for common books and common authors for the 2014 reading list. Files are uploaded for your review prior to vote.  You can access the files by looking for the "MORE" drop down menu and then clickin Marni Nov 20, 2013 10:32 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] post script: 2014 suggestions - Anything by Diane Mott Davidson. Sent from Samsung Mobile Marni wrote: Joan Oct 29, 2013 12:42 AM
post script: 2014 suggestions - just a follow up note on why no generic lists:  I can google as well as anyone.  Please only send authors/books that YOU want to read.  no need to just copy/paste or send me links from other sites.  have your suggestions be personal--who/what do YO Marni Oct 28, 2013 9:03 PM
2014 Titles/Authors Vote: how to submit your choices - Hello Mystery Lovers!  It's time to submit ideas for the 2014 reading list. 1. Deadline:   suggestions are taken up until November 20th (I need a bit of time to finalize lists) 2.  we will again be reading two books Marni Oct 28, 2013 8:50 PM
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Mystery Book Exchange - Just spreading the word about this fabulous event (this is the event that inspired me to start our book group!)  I'll be there--hope to see you there! Mystery Book Exchange September 28, 2013. 10 am-1 pm. Marni Aug 27, 2013 2:35 PM
Thank you generous members! - Many thanks to the members of March's meetup.  Due to their generosity, we have enough donations to fund the group for the next year!  Your commitment to the group, and kindness to supporting it (and me) are more appreciated than you can imagine. Marni Mar 25, 2013 7:20 AM
Dues/Donations - Hi Everyone, I will be collecting dues/donations at the March and April meetups.  This is pay-what-you-can IF you can. Twice a year, Meetup charges me $72.00 to maintain our web pages on their site.  Since we don't ha Marni Mar 19, 2013 4:17 PM
The Best and Worst Books of 2012 - Hi Everyone! I have opened a message board discussion for you to post your thoughts about the books we read in 2012.  Hope you contribute! Go to message boa Marni Dec 31, 2012 9:10 AM
2013 Reading List - Dear Seattle Mystery Lovers: Many thanks should flow to November's meetup members who stayed late, plowed through list after list, voted and voted and voted--and finalized our 2013 Reading List! The list is now posted.  I tried my hard Marni Nov 26, 2012 12:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Mystery Lovers Meetup! - I've updated this Meetup. Sorry, the date was wrong. Duh.  we always meet last Sunday of the month, not sure how I messed that up.   For more details, see the full listing: Marni Nov 26, 2012 11:57 AM
VOTE TODAY AT GROUP! - Just a reminder--we are voting today on 2013 books!  If you are at the meetup, you get to vote!  Be prepared to stay a bit later than usual to make sure everyone attending gets a chance to read through the lists.   see you soon! Marni Nov 25, 2012 3:43 PM
Extending Deadline for Suggestions - Hi mystery lovers! We've passed the November 16th deadline for 2013 suggestions.  However, I have a bit more time than I anticipated this week so if you haven't sent in your suggestions yet---go for it.  Please get them to me by Friday mornin Marni Nov 20, 2012 6:48 AM
Next Year's Books: Send in your Suggestions! - Hi Everyone! At October's meetup we decided to stick with two books:  one common book and one common author. We will continue to have our common author be an author who has won an Edgar Grand Master.  I will co Marni Oct 29, 2012 2:02 PM
This Sunday's meetup - Hi everyone, just a reminder to come to this sunday's meetup with suggestions for next year's theme(s).  We are not looking for specific book suggestions (yet) but ideas for how to choose our list.  Some years we have done topics, this past year we d Marni Sep 29, 2012 7:20 PM
September meetup - Hi all, just a reminder that after our usual discussion about the books we will begin to talk about next year's reading list.  I hope that if you don't already have conflicting plans you will attend September's group to be part of this discussion!  C Marni Sep 9, 2012 10:57 AM
No dues needed! - Hi everyone! As many of you know, I get charged twice a year by meetup for them hosting our group on their site.  Every six months they charge me $72.00--once in September and once in March. Due to members' generosity last Marc Marni Aug 25, 2012 8:44 PM
Helpful Websites for Mystery Novel Lovers! - Hi everyone!  At our meetup on Sunday we talked about two great web resources for when you are looking for a listing of a particular author's books in a series--listed in order.   Stop You're Killing Me :   Marni Jul 30, 2012 9:45 AM
Mystery Books Offer from Michael - Hi everyone, I was recently contacted by a man who is looking to find some loving homes for his Grandma's mystery book collection.  His message, contact info, etc. are below:   Marni May 10, 2012 12:01 PM
Mystery Book Sale at Carl & Lida's! - Hi all, Carl asked if I'd pass along this info to the group. Mystery Book Sale/Leschi-Mt Baker Area Saturday, May 12th 9AM to 3PM [masked]rd Ave. South Seattle, WA 98144 Large collection of carefully selected myst Marni May 10, 2012 11:54 AM
May Meetup: SCHEDULE GLITCH AND BOOKS FOR MAY - Hi all, a bit of a glitch in scheduling May's meetup at our new location (which totally rocked, we loved it everyone who didn't make it, you will really like it I think!) Our group was hoping to meet the 3rd Sunday in May instead the of last Su Marni Apr 29, 2012 8:47 PM
Cold Granite (April book) - Hi, for those of you who rely on library for books, there are 7 copies of Cold Granite at Seattle Public Library. I just put one on hold, but I suggest that others jump in there and get their copies as soon as possible so they can read and return Marni Apr 5, 2012 6:42 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Meetup details changed: April Mystery Lover's Meet up - sorry everyone--Burke museum parking lot but Central should be good too.   -marni On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Janet < [address removed] > wrote Marni Apr 3, 2012 5:06 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Meetup details changed: April Mystery Lover's Meet up - Marni-it's the Burke Museum parking lot, not the Henry. But the underground Central Parking Garage near the Henry should also be free on Sundays. Janet At 02:04 PM 4/3/2012, you wrote: >[address removed] Janet Apr 3, 2012 4:46 PM
Meetup details changed: April Mystery Lover's Meet up - I've updated this Meetup. We are meeting in a NEW LOCATION! Where : Cafe Allegro's " Room Upstairs " 4214 U Marni Apr 3, 2012 2:04 PM
Mystery Book Reviewers? - Hi, I received the following email from someone looking for people to review her book. If you are interested you can contact her directly. -marni Marni Mar 28, 2012 4:48 PM
Membership Dues - Hi all, it's that time again for a call-out for membership dues support. Every six months meetup.com charges me $72.00 for hosting our meetup pages. If you can contribute GREAT! If you can't Marni Mar 26, 2012 11:50 AM
Name Our Group! - Carl had a terrifc suggestion at this last meetup-- we need a fun, descriptive group name . Mystery Lover's Meetup says it all plain enough, but we need some blood, Marni Feb 27, 2012 8:23 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Phinney Neighborhood Center Mystery Book Exchange - It's at Phinney Neighborhood Center in Seattle. -marni On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Joan < [address removed] > wro Marni Feb 8, 2012 7:53 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Phinney Neighborhood Center Mystery Book Exchange - Tx for the info.Where is it ? --- On Mon, 2/6/12, Marni <[address removed]> wrote: Joan Feb 8, 2012 10:00 AM
Phinney Neighborhood Center Mystery Book Exchange - ..Darn, I won't be able to make this once every 6 month event--but hope some of the group can--it's fabulous! Description Saturday, February 11, 10 am-1 pm FREE Trade your gently used mystery books fo Marni Feb 6, 2012 5:04 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Re: Stephen King and February Reading List - okay, well apparently the strike through format that I used to cross out the authors NOT to read never made it through email formatting.  Please look at this list again below with my changes. The ones you CAN'T choo Marni Jan 25, 2012 11:31 AM
Re: Stephen King and February Reading List - Thanks to all who voted in the "keep or dump Stephen King" poll. Votes are in, polls are closed! The results are.....(drum roll)....... dump Stephen King from the list. What doe Marni Jan 25, 2012 10:56 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Stephen King????? - hi, we have not read any reginald hill.  our list is set for 2012 but hope to see you at group and hope you talk about this author maybe for next years list! -marni On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 8:56 PM, Suzanne sax Marni Jan 19, 2012 9:37 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Stephen King????? - Hi Marni, I have yet to attend a session, but wish to weigh in on GMs. Has the group read any Reginald Hill? The greatest! And I just learned that he passed away a couple of Suzanne S. Jan 18, 2012 8:25 AM
Stephen King????? - There has been some question as to why in the heck Stephen King won a grand master award. ?????? So, I have created a meetup poll for you to vote. 1. Go to the More drop down menu at the top of the web page. Marni Jan 15, 2012 12:35 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] 2012 Reading list is here! - Hi again Marni, I do not see the December 2011 selection on this year's list.  Please let me know what it is for next month. Thanks, Leanne On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:29 AM, Marni Leanne Nov 28, 2011 2:44 PM
2012 Reading list is here! - Thanks to all who participated in the vote yesterday. We now have our 2012 reading list! I have posted the list to the Files section of our site. I will also, as usual, include the selections in each Marni Nov 28, 2011 10:29 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] 2012 Nominees - When she speaks at Third Place Books she gets several hundred people-mostly middle aged women. If there were any teenagers, they were a tiny minority. Janet At 03:48 PM 11/25/2011, Marni wrote: Janet Nov 25, 2011 6:52 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] 2012 Nominees - I didn't include that one because a lot of the reviews I read talked about it being most appropriate for readers that were 10-14 year old girls!   ...and, had to draw the line somewhere....   Marni Nov 25, 2011 3:48 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] 2012 Nominees - I'm surprised that Maisie Dobbsi by Jacqueline Winspear isn't on there. It won the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity awards for best first mystery. Janet At 01:47 PM 11/25/2011, you wrote: Janet Nov 25, 2011 2:15 PM
2012 Nominees - Hi everyone! I have just uploaded 2 files to the Files section of our site. Just go to the "More" drop down menu and choose "files" to view them. 1. First Time Out Awards is a list of all the award entities that Marni Nov 25, 2011 1:47 PM
Voting on books for 2012 - Dear Mystery Lovers: At November’s meetup we will vote on our books for 2012. You must be at the Meetup to vote. Each month we will read 2 books, as usual. As Marni Oct 31, 2011 9:41 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Let's get posting! - Marni, Do you have Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs on your list of first books? I've been thinking that we should do her and I actually think her first is her best as well. My favorite mystery author is Janet Oct 17, 2011 9:37 AM
Let's get posting! - Just a reminder that I need your help in compiling next year's lists. Below in this email is the text from the message board where you can be posting your ideas. PLEASE POST IDEAS IN THAT MESSAGE BOARD!!! --marni Marni Oct 17, 2011 9:13 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Kate Atkinson's "Case Histories" is a PBS miniseries! - Thanks so much! I'll be watching! Suzanne E. Sax EduThink.us Home:[masked] Cell:[masked] Suzanne S. Oct 13, 2011 5:53 PM
Invitation to connect on LinkedIn - Carl and Lida S. Oct 12, 2011 5:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Kate Atkinson's "Case Histories" is a PBS miniseries! - Tx, I'll watch. Joan Oct 12, 2011 1:35 PM
Kate Atkinson's "Case Histories" is a PBS miniseries! - Hello all, Just caught the previews las Jacque R. Oct 10, 2011 11:55 AM
Ideas for 2012 - Dear Mystery Lovers, I am starting to compile lists of books for us to vote on for 2012. This next year I am suggesting that instead of mini-themes each month we instead alternate months with the following: First Time Marni Sep 25, 2011 10:15 AM
Membership Dues - Hi everyone, Twice a year meetup.com charges me $72.00 (total $144 for the year) for organizing this meetup. I just paid the September dues. I don't want our group to be a dues-only membership, so instead I ask for donatio Marni Sep 20, 2011 10:29 AM
Re: Breach of promis - Does anyone have a copy of this I can borrow ? Joan Aug 19, 2011 10:23 PM
August Mystery Lover's Meet Up! - When: Sunday, August 28th. 4:30PM Where: Pub At Ravenna Third Place (Vios Pub) Twelve Angry Men (the play) Marni Aug 1, 2011 11:45 AM
New Meetup: January Mystery Lover's Book Group Meet Up - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What : January Mystery Lover's Book Group Meet Up When : Sunday, Ja Marni Dec 27, 2010 5:30 PM
2011 Book List - it's ready! The 2011 Book list has been finalized and is now posted in the Files section (under the "More" drop down menu). I'll still send out titles and summaries each month when I send you the calendar message with upcoming dates, but for t Marni Dec 9, 2010 3:59 PM
New Meetup: December Mystery Lover's Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What : December Mystery Lover's Meetup When : Sunday, December 26, 2 Marni Nov 29, 2010 7:00 PM
2011 Book List!!!!! - I have posted a file on our meetup page titled" 2011 MysteryBooklist_DRAFT and am hoping for your comments. The file is a PDF. To find the file, go to the More drop down menu. Choose Files. Click on Marni Nov 24, 2010 1:27 PM
December's Wild Card - Hi everyone, now's your chance to post suggestions for December's books. We'll do a group vote at the November meetup. A few months ago the group came up with some suggestions--so we'll use these if no one objects. but the whole group usually g Marni Nov 23, 2010 7:28 AM
2011 List of Books - Hi Everyone, I want to thank everyone who has already posted suggestions for our 2011 list. If you haven't yet checked it out, it's waiting for you in the message board section. Please take a moment to review, and then post your suggestions. Marni Nov 15, 2010 10:46 AM
2011 List started!!! - Hello all you Mystery Lovers! I have reviewed the message board suggestions for 2011 topics, and the 2011 category list is now up on the message boards. Please check it out--and contribute suggestions! The board will stay open for Marni Oct 25, 2010 10:59 AM
New Meetup: November Mystery Lover's Meet Up - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What : November Mystery Lover's Meet Up When : Sunday, November 28, Marni Oct 25, 2010 10:11 AM
2011: starting to collect themes for each month!!!! - Dear Mystery Book Lovers: I am starting to collect suggestions for 2011 themes. As you know, each month our books are organized by theme/category/sub-genre?This helps keep our conversations focused and I think keeps us cognizant of the complex Marni Sep 27, 2010 3:10 PM
New Meetup: October 2010 Mystery Lover's Book Group - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What : October 2010 Mystery Lover's Book Group When : Sunday, Octobe Marni Sep 27, 2010 9:30 AM
membership dues: voluntary, but it's time.... - Hi everyone, every six months Meetup charges me $72.00 for maintaining our web presence on meetup.com! I prefer not to charge people just to join the group, and would rather, twice a year, ask for contributions. it's pay what you can. I have $ Marni Sep 19, 2010 6:10 PM
headmasters wife for edith wharton? - Hi everyone, A. I've just finished headmasters wife, so anyone who wants to borrow, let me know! B. I would love to borrow someone's copy of The Edith Wharton Murders if you have finished...please let me know if you have a copy ready Marni Sep 17, 2010 4:52 PM
New Meetup: September Mystery Lovers Book Group - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What : September Mystery Lovers Book Group When : Sunday, September Marni Aug 29, 2010 6:24 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] New Meetup: August Mystery Lover's Meetup - We will give a copy of Dark Maze to anyone who still needs it.? Lida and I both enjoyed the book. Carl Sloan On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 9:09 AM, Malkah < mal Carl and Lida S. Aug 24, 2010 9:35 PM
Time change for Breakfast and Mystery Book Exchange - Time changed for Saturday to 9am at Mae's for breakfast. See you there! When : Saturday, August 14,[masked]:00 AM Where : Mae's Phinney Ridge Cafe 6412 Phinney Avenue North Seattle, WA 98103 Breakfast Pat Aug 12, 2010 10:21 PM
New Meetup: Breakfast and Mystery Book Exchange - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What : Breakfast and Mystery Book Exchange When : Saturday, August 1 Marni Aug 3, 2010 11:55 AM
Phinney Neighborhood Center Mystery Book Exchange - The date of the Phinney Neighborhood Center's Mystery Book Exchange has been changed. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Seattle Marni Aug 2, 2010 11:05 AM
New Meetup: August Mystery Lover's Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What : August Mystery Lover's Meetup When : Sunday, August 29, 2010 Marni Jul 28, 2010 9:09 AM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Oracle for Policeman trade? - you are the best!? I live near U-village and work down on Rainier by Borracchini's.? either of those places near you?? if not--let me know where is best and we can figure out day/time for a swap!? thanks! -marni Marni Jul 18, 2010 8:37 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] Oracle for Policeman trade? - p { margin: 0; } Sure, Marni, I've got "Policeman" and I'm on summer vacation. How can I get it to you? Patti W. Jul 18, 2010 8:30 PM
Oracle for Policeman trade? - Hi there! Is anyone willing to trade their Yiddish Policeman's Union for Mallory's Oracle so I can read it in time for the meetup? I don't think my amazon delivery will get here in time for me to read it... If you want to do a swap, email me Marni Jul 18, 2010 6:29 PM
New Meetup: July Mystery Lover's Meetup! - Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group! What: July Mystery Lover's Meetup! When: Sunday, July 25,[masked]:30 PM Where: The Pub at Third Place Books - Ravenna[masked]th Ave. NE Sea Marni Jun 26, 2010 6:12 PM
Re: [bookclub-1689] July Wildcard still open for suggestions - can you please post on message board titled "july wild card".? thanks! -marni On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 10:59 AM, Megan Dana < mmmdana@ Marni Jun 20, 2010 11:14 AM
RE: [bookclub-1689] July Wildcard still open for suggestions - "One Accross, Two Down" "The Thirteen Steps", both by Megan M Jun 20, 2010 10:58 AM
July Wildcard still open for suggestions - Hi all, I've decided to keep the message board open until wednesday, so go ahead and post more suggestions if you have them! -marni Marni Jun 20, 2010 10:18 AM
Last few days for July book suggestions!!!! - Remember to post your suggestions for July's mystery! Go to the message boards, and read the first message under July WILDCARD--it will give you the info for the format for posting. Deadline is this Friday, June 18th. Marni Jun 14, 2010 6:45 AM
July suggestions-reminder - Hi everyone, just a reminder to post your suggestions if you want your ideas to be included in the vote for July's book! I know you have ideas--we've shared so many at our group! So go to our message board and look for the July Wildcard posting. If you Marni Jun 9, 2010 8:14 PM
July WILD CARD! - Hello everyone! There are no books assigned for the July meetup. The group will get to make suggestions and then we'll vote! Have ideas? A mystery you'd love the group to read together? The message board is now Marni Jun 3, 2010 9:28 AM
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Re: Which book?....Re: [bookclub-1689] New Meetup: June Mystery Lover's Meetup - Militant midwives, I guess.�� try this link: �� http: Marni Jun 2, 2010 6:16 PM

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