The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Let's meet to discuss The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, which was voted the April book selection!

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  • Caroline

    I'm not saying this book the Goldfinch is addictive but I had cataract surgery on Monday and could not stop reading this book. I've been faithfully reading this book for over a week and still have about 200 pages to go. I think about this all the time I even dream about it it's mesmerizing and haunting and probably the best piece of fiction I have read in a long long time.

    1 · May 3, 2014

    • Jean

      I unfortunately didn't start the book soon enough to attend the meetup, (I had no idea it was almost 800 pages), but I finished it none-the-less because I was bewitched by it like Caroline was. I'm hoping that at a future meetup we procrastinating readers will have a chance to talk about it. It's my favorite of all the book club selections so far.

      1 · May 8, 2014

    • Tonya

      Absolutely!

      May 8, 2014

  • Caroline

    Sorry I hit the send button before I was done. I'm very sorry I wasn't able to attend either of the review groups for this book I feel like I could have really benefited from everyone's input. If by chance there's time after next um group discussion for maize selection if we have a chance to talk about the Goldfinch, would really welcome that.

    1 · May 3, 2014

    • Tonya

      Sure, Caroline! We can take a few minutes at the beginning of the next weekend meeting to talk about the Goldfinch. I loved the character of Boris in particular!

      May 5, 2014

  • Eve

    Small group but very enjoyable

    2 · April 26, 2014

  • Tonya

    Great time and nice discussion!

    1 · April 26, 2014

  • Caroline

    Haven't finished the book so will take a pass for tomorrow. ...

    April 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    My ILL never came in, so I finally bought the book two days ago. I know it's okay to not be finished with it, but I don't want any spoilers, so I'm going to miss this one. May's book is already in hand, so hopefully I'll see you for that one!

    April 25, 2014

  • Lori Sandler C.

    I doubt I'm going to be able to make it. See u next time.

    April 25, 2014

  • anna l.

    Just realized I have a bridal shower in buffalo. :( sorry to miss it)

    1 · April 6, 2014

    • Tonya

      No problem! Have fun and hope to see you next time!

      April 7, 2014

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