East Valley Book Club Feb Meetup

I can't even say how excited I am for this month.  Really!  I feel that I have been good at keeping my obsession to a minimum for this author, but it creeps out, and, well, FINALLY we have chosen a book by him.  For Feb, we have chosen 11/22/63 by STEPHEN KING. (need I say more?  If so, here is what Amazon has to say:)

Dallas, 11/22/63: Three shots ring out.

President John F. Kennedy is dead.

Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in a Maine town. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years ago, Harry somehow survived his father’s sledgehammer slaughter of his entire family. Jake is blown away . . . but an even more bizarre secret comes to light when Jake’s friend Al, owner of the local diner, enlists Jake to take over the mission that has become his obsession—to prevent the Kennedy assassination. How? By stepping through a portal in the diner’s storeroom, and into the era of Ike and Elvis, of big American cars, sock hops, and cigarette smoke. . . . Finding himself in warmhearted Jolie, Texas, Jake begins a new life. But all turns in the road lead to a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald. The course of history is about to be rewritten . . . and become heart-stoppingly suspenseful.

I can't wait to see you and have this amazing discussion!

 

Shelly Y. Hughes

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  • Patti M.

    I really enjoyed meeting other book lovers who shared their thoughts about the book. Thanks Jessi for leading the thought-provoking conversation.

    1 · February 9, 2013

  • Peggy

    Sorry, I got stuck at work and won't be able to make it tonight.

    February 6, 2013

  • Patti M.

    I am looking forward to meeting everyone! See you soon.

    February 6, 2013

  • Bonnie L.

    Sorry that I had to cancel - I absolutely loved this book. Thanks for suggesting it.

    February 6, 2013

  • Noelle S.

    Terribly sorry,I won't make it tonight. I look forward to meeting you all in March.

    February 6, 2013

  • Shelly H.

    I so DESPERATLY want to be here, but this flu is still kicking me . . . please be kind to Mr. King. I love him . . .

    February 6, 2013

  • Patti M.

    Still reading and looking forward to meeting fellow book enthusiasts. I will see you soon!

    February 4, 2013

  • Maria D H.

    Working this night, but what a great book!!

    January 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Read the book, but can't make the meeting - I really liked the story but didn't enjoy reading it, too much should have been cut out but wasn't - made a very interesting story boring to read

    January 21, 2013

  • Maria D H.

    Great read!!

    1 · January 18, 2013

  • Wendy

    I am riveted by this book. Looking forward to meeting everyone!

    January 18, 2013

  • Faith D. H.

    And, Shelly...Kings' one of my faves too and I am looking forward to grabbing this book soon.

    1 · January 16, 2013

  • Faith D. H.

    Just read "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn for another book club that I am in here in Dallas. Good read folks, if you are looking to add one to your list...

    1 · January 16, 2013

  • Barbara A.

    Sorry, I will be having out of town family members here to help me celebrate my birthday!

    January 6, 2013

  • Bonnie L.

    just bought the book for my kindle and can't wait to start reading it.

    January 4, 2013

  • Julie R.

    Just got the new Kindle Paperwhite...this will be the first book I purchase! Looking forward to meeting everyone:)

    January 4, 2013

  • Monica

    I'm reading it but so sad that I can't be there on Wednesdays. Boo.

    January 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Holy crap so excited!! I've had this book in my closet for months. I will get on reading it right away.

    January 4, 2013

  • joy r.

    Out of town guests. Next time.

    January 4, 2013

  • joy r.

    Reading and enjoying it!

    January 4, 2013

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