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Nominations for Fall books - Please let me know if you have any titles you want to consider for September, October and November. [address removed]   Sue O Jun 9, 2014 9:35 AM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Continued attendance - If i was able to, i'd spend time in Florida too! Even if you are removed from the membership you can still go to our site to see what we are reading. Sent from my ASUS Pad Barbara wrote: >Dear Sue, >I have been spending more Sue O Feb 21, 2014 12:20 PM
Continued attendance - Dear Sue, I have been spending more time in Florida than I had planned for. I will contact you when my schedule allows. Unfortunately, I have been unable to attend meetings but, wanted you to know I enjoyed the book selections tremendously. Thanks e Barbara Feb 21, 2014 12:02 PM
DUES FOR THE ESCAPIST BOOK CLUB MEET-UP - Hi Everyone, I have made the decision to start to charge annual dues for this group in order to defray the organizer fee we pay to Meet-Up.  The dues are a modest $7.50 per year. Please note that Meet-Up has automated dues processing a Sue O Feb 21, 2014 10:19 AM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Possible Book Choices - Preview not available Miles D. Jan 21, 2014 4:01 PM
Possible Book Choices - Here are some possible book choices to consider for February and going forward: The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey throug Sue O Jan 21, 2014 12:25 PM
An Invitation to Explore the World of Historical Fiction - Coursera is offering a FREE 8 week online class on historical fiction that I thought our members might find interesting.  They have some great guest "speakers" scheduled. If anyone else signs up, let me know.  Maybe we can schedule a couple o Sue O Sep 19, 2013 11:25 AM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Book Suggestions - pope on a rope -- just laughed Diet Coke out my nose! On Sep 6,[masked]:07 PM, "Chris" < [address removed] > wrote: Sue O Sep 6, 2013 6:26 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Book Suggestions - I don't, but I'm really enjoying this book even more than the original Sarah Durant that prompted me to recommend her in the first place.  I'm always a sucker for good historical fiction: Thomas B. Costain, Samuel Shellebarger, Chris Sep 6, 2013 4:02 PM
Book Suggestions - If anyone has a suggestion for upcoming meetings, please let me know. Sue O Sep 6, 2013 2:14 PM
UPCOMING BOOK EVENTS BENEFITING THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE - Great author events! Sue O Jun 11, 2012 9:28 AM
RE: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Fwd: An Evening with Ann Patchett - Preview not available Chris Apr 23, 2012 6:46 PM
Fwd: An Evening with Ann Patchett - Preview not available Kelly S Apr 22, 2012 8:36 PM
Fwd: "Bee Season" author Myla Goldberg in downtown New Haven - Preview not available Kelly S Apr 10, 2012 5:54 PM
Fwd: Adriana Trigiani - This sounds like a great book event... Kelly Sent from my WH book group.. ------------------------------­--- Just wanted to remind everyone that Adriana Trigiani is coming on Monday, April 9. She has been all over lat Kelly S Apr 3, 2012 9:38 PM
Great book sale for a great cause - West Hartford Feb 11... - Preview not available Kelly S Feb 2, 2012 8:45 AM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT COULD AFFECT ALL ONLINE COMMUNITIES SUCH AS MEET-UP - This has a good summary...   http://sopablackout.org/learnm­ore/   https://blacklist.eff.org/?act­ion_KEY=8173 Kelly S Jan 18, 2012 9:41 PM
PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT COULD AFFECT ALL ONLINE COMMUNITIES SUCH AS MEET-UP - I don't usually send you political things but this one could affect our group and MeetUp in general. If you haven't heard of the proposed bills SOPA or PIPA, please learn about them right now. Then take action. Sue O Jan 18, 2012 2:52 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Henrietta Lacks - Not even close...lol --- On Wed, 9/7/11, Kelly S <[address removed]> wrote: user 1. Sep 7, 2011 5:30 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Henrietta Lacks - I haven't started yet. I don't think I'll get to it until Sunday evening. You are welcom Beverly Sep 7, 2011 5:13 PM
Henrietta Lacks - Hi everyone,   Anyone done with their hard copy of the book?   Kelly Kelly S Sep 7, 2011 2:16 PM
Fwd: Greater Hartford Arts Council's 7-Day A&E Forecast - Preview not available Kelly S Aug 30, 2011 6:49 PM
August Meeting - Hi everyone, just to confirm I'm going to keep the August meeting book and date the same so we can get back sync. Sue O Aug 4, 2011 9:08 PM
Fwd: [CMEHKA] New Meetup: Student Music Recital at the Funky Monkey. - Come join us, book lovers! Kelly ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Kelly S < [address removed] Kelly S Dec 6, 2010 6:13 PM
Fwd: Start Early and Win - Would anyone like to be on my bowling team? Kelly ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters < Kelly S Dec 4, 2010 7:29 AM
Fwd: Next book - Hello Everyone...Chris joined us last time, so you can ask him how he liked the group...feel free to join us Jan. 11.? It will be at 7:30 in West Hartford. ? Kelly Kelly S Nov 29, 2010 5:55 PM
Fwd: [CMEHKA] New Meetup: 4th Annual Community Spelling Bee (Come support Kelly's team!) INVITATION - Preview not available Kelly S Oct 19, 2010 10:00 AM
West Hartford area book club - Hello everyone! At our last meeting, some of you said that you might be interested in joining my other book club. I let the group know, and they would love to have some new members! The next meeting is on Tuesday Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Wethersfield. Meet Kelly S Oct 13, 2010 9:58 PM
RE: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Don't forget to send your nominations - Hi Sue I nominate: Ghost - Alan Lightm Chris Oct 9, 2010 9:02 PM
Don't forget to send your nominations - Please don't forget to send nominations for 2011 reads. Nominations close 10/20. Sue O Oct 9, 2010 11:04 AM
NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 - Hi Everyone, October is nominations month. We have books chosen through January but it's time to get going on the rest of the first half of the year. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE!!!!!! Give me nominations. You can pass them along by: Sue O Oct 2, 2010 11:29 AM
Facebook - If you are on FB and I haven't already found you, please email your info to [address removed] so I can friend you and link you to our group page. Sue O Aug 20, 2010 1:02 PM
Possible move of our website - I am thinking of moving us from Meet-Up to Facebook. Thoughts, comments? Sue O Aug 18, 2010 10:08 PM
Reading Picks Through January - August - 8/19 The Girl Who Played With Fire - Steig Larson September - 9/16 The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie - Alan Bradley October - 10/ 21 The Physick Book of Deliverance Daneby - Katherine Howe November - 11/18 Th Sue O Jul 16, 2010 2:42 PM
RE: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Movie Night at the Wallingford Library: The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo - Hi All, Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it but Chris Jul 7, 2010 4:20 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Movie Night at the Wallingford Library: The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo - Hey, thanks. I will definitely try to make it there. Loucindy --- On Wed, 7/7/10, Sue O <[address removed]> wrote: Loucindy Jul 7, 2010 3:02 PM
Movie Night at the Wallingford Library: The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo - This was brought to my attention through another Meet-Up group. I thought some of you might be interested in attending. Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Friday, July 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room, Wal Sue O Jul 7, 2010 1:00 PM
Book Nominations part 2 - Don't forget to vote if you a) did not vote at the last meeting or b) won't be at the July meeting. The book list has been updated. All books that received a "0" rating from anyone has been eliminated. Sue O Jun 25, 2010 7:49 PM
Opportunity for paid market survey this weekend - Hi , My name is Diane Noce. I am looking for people in New Haven County to participate in a paid focus group this Sat. This is a research group ,no sales involved . You will be paid $175 for your time.,Sat. June 26th from 8-5. I thought Sue O Jun 24, 2010 2:30 PM
Book Nominations - I have uploaded a PDF file with nominations for the rest of the year and maybe into 2011. This time we will use a ranking system. 0 = PLEASE DON'T MAKE ME READ THIS 1 = I WILL IF EVERYONE ELSE IS INTERESTED 2 = I'VE Sue O Jun 16, 2010 11:59 PM
Sue O added a post - I am putting together nominations for titles to bring us through the end of the year. If you would like to nominate something, please email it to me at [address removed] Sue O Jun 10, 2010 11:12 PM
New Meetup: July - Mennonite in the Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home By Rhoda Jan - Announcing a new Meetup for The Escapist Book Club! What: July - Mennonite in the Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home By Rhoda Jan When: Thursday, July 15,[masked]:00 PM Where: Panera Bread 920 Wolcott Stre Sue O May 21, 2010 11:55 AM
July Poll- PLEASE VOTE! - New and improved poll for July's book...thanks for voting! http://www.meetup.com/The-Esca­pist-Book-Club/polls/234837/ Kelly S May 13, 2010 11:10 PM
Revised poll for July pick - Well, only three people voted and for four different books, which leads me to wonder if these books are not that appealing, so I added two more. If you already voted and want to change you vote, let me know you change, including what you voted for before Kelly S May 12, 2010 3:34 PM
Pick the July book! - Hi Everyone...hope you all had a great weekend in the warm weather! Speaking of warm...don't forget to vote for the July pick! http://www.meetup.com/The-Esca­pist-Book-Club/poll Kelly S May 2, 2010 11:24 PM
Poll for July -info on books LONG EMAIL - Preview not available Kelly S Apr 23, 2010 10:52 PM
Tiebreaker Poll for July? More books? - There is a HUGE tie for the third place book...will have to make a tie breaker poll for July...stay tuned...and are there any new book nominations? Anyone who was not at our last meeting, please feel free to nominate a July read! Thanks for r Kelly S Apr 12, 2010 10:40 PM
New Meetup: The Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrich - Announcing a new Meetup for The Escapist Book Club! What: The Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrich When: Thursday, June 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: Panera Bread 920 Wolcott Street Waterbury, CT[masked] Kelly S Apr 12, 2010 10:37 PM
New Meetup: April's Meeting in May! The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. - Announcing a new Meetup for The Escapist Book Club! What: April's Meeting in May! The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. When: Thursday, May 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: Panera Bread 920 Wolcott Street Waterbury, CT 0 Kelly S Apr 12, 2010 10:31 PM
Please vote by Sunday! THANKS - Hi Everyone... Thanks to everyone who has voted for the upcoming books! If you have not voted yet, please do so by Sunday 4/11/10. At that time I am going to schedule at least the first date. I think at this point we will skip an April meet Kelly S Apr 9, 2010 6:48 PM
Had to delete and redo poll! - I am so sorry everyone...Jean made me aware t hat I left the Elegance of the Hedgehog off the poll! I am so sorry...I did not want people who already voted to not have had this option, so I deleted the poll. Would you mind voting again? Thanks! Kelly S Apr 2, 2010 8:44 AM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] LONG email on books from POLL - Preview not available Kelly S Apr 2, 2010 8:41 AM
LONG email on books from POLL - Books for April, May, and June 2010! GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO From wikipedia: A middle-aged journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, publishes the magazine Millennium in Stockholm. In the opening courtroom drama, Blomkvist loses a libel case brought by Kelly S Mar 30, 2010 11:36 PM
Books for April, May, and June - Hi! There is a new POLL for the next THREE books. http://www.meetup.com/The-Esca­pist-Book-Club/polls/232108/ FYI - "The Help" is only available in hardcove Kelly S Mar 30, 2010 11:27 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Nominations for April Read - I just read a delightful mystery called "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" by Alan Bradley. The heroine is an 11 yo English girl growing up in 1950 on a family estate; her favorite hobby is chemistry with an emphasis on poison! It was a scream!!! Marlene M. Mar 12, 2010 1:32 PM
Nominations for April Read - OK everyone, It's time to think ahead to April. We really, really need suggestions for the group to vote on! Sue O Mar 11, 2010 3:05 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Happy Anniversary! - Let's celebrate!? Thanks to Sue!? Great job! On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 5:16 PM, Sue O < [address removed] > wrote: Kelly S Mar 10, 2010 9:15 PM
Happy Anniversary! - I just wanted to wish all members a happy 1 year anniversary. It's been a blast and I'm looking forward to year 2! Sue O Mar 10, 2010 5:15 PM
Meetup details changed: MARCH MEET-UP -- IRELAND by Frank Delaney - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Esca­pist-Book-Club/calendar/125897­17/ When: Thursday, March 25, 2010 Sue O Feb 15, 2010 10:59 AM
Don't forget to vote for the March Selection! - Hi everyone, Don't forget to vote for the March reading selection or bring alternative suggestions to tomorrow night's meeting. Sue O Feb 10, 2010 8:07 PM
March Book Selection Poll -- Now Open - Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann Corrigan, a radical young Irish monk, struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gather in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their so Sue O Feb 6, 2010 9:52 PM
March Book Selection - Hi Everyone! Hope you are enjoying your tour of Tuscany. Please send me nominations for the March read. Hard to believe that this will mark our 1 year anniversary!!!!!! For those of you new to the group -- we choose books Sue O Feb 1, 2010 11:05 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] You might enjoy this ... - That is awesome! Thanks! On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:53 PM, Chris wrote: > I figured if any group I know would appreciate this, it would be y'all: > > http://www.offbeatearth.com/quiet-at-the-library/ > > > > > -- > Please Kelly S Jan 26, 2010 9:21 PM
You might enjoy this ... - I figured if any group I know would appreciate this, it would be y'all: http://www.offbeatearth.com/qu­iet-at-the-library/ Chris Jan 25, 2010 10:53 PM
New Meetup: FEBRUARY: TOO MUCH TUSCAN SUN - Announcing a new Meetup for The Escapist Book Club! What: FEBRUARY: TOO MUCH TUSCAN SUN When: Thursday, February 11,[masked]:00 PM Where: Panera Bread 920 Wolcott Street Waterbury, CT[masked] Sue O Jan 22, 2010 10:01 AM
TONIGHT'S MEETING - Hi everyone, I am running insanely late. Could you keep an eye out for each other and a couple of new people joining us tonight. Start without me, I'll be there as soon as I can. Sue O Jan 21, 2010 6:10 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Book - The Farmer - Preview not available Kelly S Jan 5, 2010 5:55 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Book - The Farmer - is t here a January book? Diane Jan 5, 2010 5:53 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Book - The Farmer - Sounds good, but I would be careful..maybe? research it first...could be a scam..or pure money making thing... On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Sue O wrote: > I received this email today and thought I would share it with you Kelly S Jan 5, 2010 4:32 PM
Book - The Farmer - I received this email today and thought I would share it with you. I'll bring it up for discussion at the next meeting. What Alex Olchowski wrote: ------------------------------­------------------------------­---- Hi there Sue! Sue O Jan 5, 2010 3:55 PM
Meetup details changed: January - Theme Reading - The Classic you always meant to read but haven't - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Esca­pist-Book-Club/calendar/119441­57/ When: January 21,[masked]:00 PM Sue O Nov 23, 2009 9:57 PM
Meetup details changed: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout - I've updated this Meetup. We are going to do a holiday book exchange For more details, see the full listing: ht Sue O Nov 23, 2009 9:52 PM
Club Updates - Hi everyone, The book for November is going to be The Thirteen Tale by Diane Setterfield. For December we have change the date of the meeting to Thursday, December 10 (one week earlier than normal). The book will be Olive Kitteridge Sue O Oct 15, 2009 9:20 PM
Don't forget to vote for the November Selection! - Don't forget to vote for the November selection. Sue O Oct 10, 2009 10:02 AM
FW: The Escapist Book Club - Sue O Oct 7, 2009 9:55 PM
November Poll - Hi Everyone, The poll is open for the November read. We didn't have many nominations this month so I added some past nominees that people expressed interest in. Sue O Oct 6, 2009 7:41 PM
Guernsey book for this month - Hi Everyone, Does anyone have a copy of this that I can borrow? It is very popular, and I have not been able to get it from the libraries. Thanks, Kelly Kelly S Oct 5, 2009 7:17 AM
Nominations for November Book - Now accepting nominations for the November read. Please get your thoughts to me ASAP for posting. Can't wait to see what's on everyone's month for November! Sue O Oct 1, 2009 7:12 PM
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - I want to thank everyone who had a hand in nominating and selecting this book for the Club.? I just bought it this morning, and I'm about halfway through it already.? I'll probably have it read by midafternoon on Saturday, and maybe again by the t Chris Sep 26, 2009 12:00 AM
New Meetup: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Ann - Announcing a new Meetup for The Escapist Book Club! What: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows When: October 15,[masked]:00 PM Where: Panera Bread 920 Wolcott Street Sue O Sep 17, 2009 9:53 PM
Last Chance to Vote for October Read - Deadline is 5pm tomorrow to vote. If you have any questions, just let me know. Sue O Sep 16, 2009 3:00 PM
How to Vote - From the group's home page, select "Polls" from the menu on the left. Click on the link for "October Reading Selections," Sue O Sep 10, 2009 11:13 PM
October Selection - I just wanted to give everyone an update that we currently have a 3-way for the October selection. If you haven't voted, please vote. Sue O Sep 10, 2009 4:10 PM
Poll for October Selections is now available - Hi Everyone, The poll for our October read is now open. Thanks everyone for your input. Great choices! It will be tough to decide. Sue O Sep 4, 2009 8:48 AM
RE: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Nominations for October Book - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Hi Sue, I would like to nominate The Guernsey Literary an Chris Aug 23, 2009 8:14 AM
Nominations for October Book - Hi Everybody -- It's that time again, time to figure out the read for October. Please, please, please send suggestions and I will post for everyone to vote on. You can post your suggestions here or send them to me by email. If our selections haven't be Sue O Aug 20, 2009 9:28 PM
Hi there - Preview not available R G. Jul 15, 2009 2:05 AM
New Meetup: SEPTEMBER - Time Traveler's Wife - Announcing a new Meetup for The Escapist Book Club! What: SEPTEMBER - Time Traveler's Wife When: September 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) The Time Traveler's Wife / Audrey Niffeneg Sue O Jun 18, 2009 9:35 PM
New Meetup: AUGUST - 19th Wife - Announcing a new Meetup for The Escapist Book Club! What: AUGUST - 19th Wife When: August 20,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) 19th Wife / David Ebershoff Sweeping and lyrical Sue O Jun 18, 2009 9:33 PM
TONIGHT'S MEETING - With the weather I might be a little late but I will be there. Sue O Jun 18, 2009 4:46 PM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Have Your Say! - I will vote for the time travelers wife... -----Original Message----- From: Sue O <[address removed]> To: The-Escapist Diane Jun 17, 2009 3:33 PM
Have Your Say! - This is the last reminder to vote for our August selection. Poll closes tomorrow at 6pm. It's a close race between The Time Traveler's Wife -- 3 Votes 19th Wife -- 4 Votes It's fine to change your vote, just remember to use yo Sue O Jun 17, 2009 12:52 PM
Voting So Far - Members have voted in a few different ways -- in the polling place, on the message board and by email. All are fine. Here is a consolidation of the votes so far. If you haven't voted, please do. If you would like to change your vote, you can do that t Sue O Jun 15, 2009 12:37 PM
Your opinion matters - Don't forget to vote for the August book selection. Sue O Jun 13, 2009 5:55 PM
Vote for Our August Title - The poll is now open and ready for your votes. There are descriptions of each nominee posted on the Message Board. Polls will close at the start of next week's MeetUp. Sue O Jun 11, 2009 9:33 PM
Dog On It - My copy is available if anyone still needs a copy. Sue O Jun 9, 2009 12:14 PM
Let your voice be heard - Hi Everyone, Just a reminder to send me your recommendations for titles to read. We really need your input! Sue O Jun 8, 2009 11:49 AM
Re: [The-Escapist-Book-Club] Nominations for August book selection - A couple if ideas: T he Four Corners of the Sky by Michael Malone http://www.borders.com/online/­store/TitleDetail? Diane Jun 4, 2009 6:11 PM
Nominations for August book selection - Hi everyone, It was an overwhelming majority that we use the MeetUp poll function to vote on book selections. I want to try to give everyone 2 months ahead on our selections so everyone can really plan ahead. Therefore, I am opening up for no Sue O Jun 4, 2009 8:32 AM
New Poll - I have posted a poll on how members would like to select our reads from August on. Please take a minute to register your choice. Sue O May 26, 2009 1:03 PM

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