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Reading Guide for Spellman Files - I found a reading guide online, and thought I'd share: 1. Izzy's delinquent behavior actually prepared her for her work as a private investigator. "My life to date had ingrained in me a certain natural stealth, had taught me how to test limits, and h Karen Mar 11, 2009 9:47 AM
The Spellman's live on Clay Street - Here's a map of their neighborhood. Robin Mar 7, 2009 9:21 AM
Re: [bookclub-852] Agatha nominations for 2008! - Terry Feb 28, 2009 1:29 PM
Agatha nominations for 2008! - The Agatha nominations are out! Here's the list of nominations for best novel and best first novel. Notice that there's another Louise Penny on the list. Karen ----- Best Novel: Six Geese A-Slaying by Donna Andrews (Minotaur Books) A Royal Pain Karen Feb 26, 2009 5:30 PM
Meetup details changed: Tea & Mystery March Meetup: THE SPELLMAN FILES by Lutz - The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz has been chosen. It comes in many covers (red, green etc) but this was in a series and published in 2007. I found it used on the Amazon site for $2.75 and shipping. Robin Feb 22, 2009 7:17 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Sunday comes early - in three days. - kathy Feb 22, 2009 4:52 PM
TODAY is our meeting - Well I finished the book in one night - slow start I thought. I enjoyed it and kudos to Dennis for suggesting this one. Looking forward to meeting with you and discussing "Rose" and "the rememberances through the book". Robin Feb 22, 2009 10:22 AM
Sunday comes early - in three days. - See you then when we discuss the new book. I've just started Michael Palmer's new book FIRST PATIENT - and would like to recommend as our selection. Robin Robin Feb 19, 2009 6:26 PM
Did you notice the little mystery -- the Y was absent? - Well that was a typo. Hope you are enjoying Dennis' choice of books. Admittedly, I ordered mine a week or more ago and hasn't arrived. Yikes. Robin Feb 16, 2009 3:50 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] February selection per Dennis --> In Remembrance of Rose by M.R.D. Meek - Terry Feb 12, 2009 10:06 PM
February selection per Dennis --> In Remembrance of Rose by M.R.D. Meek - Dennis' turn to pick a book. He has read it and says it's great. I had a little trouble finding one in paperback, but finally went through Amazon and ordered one. Robin "Mr. Kemp, someone is trying to kill me . . . " Robin Feb 12, 2009 8:20 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Book for February? - kathy Feb 11, 2009 8:36 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Book for February? - So (bear with me, I'm new to this) it's In Remembrance of Rose that we'll be discussing on February 22nd? Bonnie On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 8:40 PM, Dennis < Bonnie S. Feb 11, 2009 7:28 AM
Re: [bookclub-852] Book for February? - Barnes and Noble has (had?) 16 (used & out of print book section) for $2.00 plus $7.00 shipping. The shipping charges are outrageous but the Dennis Feb 10, 2009 8:40 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Book for February? - kathy Feb 10, 2009 8:05 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Book for February? - Terry Feb 8, 2009 10:03 AM
Book for February? - I haven't heard anything about the book for February. I've got an idea for the April book. The Dilys award nominations have been announced, and the winner will be named the second week in March. That award is for the books that bookstores most enjoye Karen Feb 6, 2009 12:54 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Edgar nominations - What was the decision for the February book? K ----- Original Message ----- From: "Karen" To: Sent: Monday, January 19,[masked]:28 AM Subject: [bookclub-852] Edgar nominations The nominations are kathy Jan 29, 2009 7:12 PM
Tea & Mystery - WEDDING/MURDER - See you tomorrow. Please do NOT arrive prior to 3PM because of the City of Beaverton rules. Robin Robin Jan 24, 2009 5:49 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Edgar nominations - ��� Terry Jan 19, 2009 1:11 PM
Edgar nominations - The nominations are out for the 2009 Edgars. I don't know how people felt about our activity last year, of trying to read nominees for best novel. Maybe we can talk about it at the party on Sunday. If you're interested, here are the nominees: BEST N Karen Jan 19, 2009 9:28 AM
RE: [bookclub-852] Open mouth society - Yes, I think we'll just have to drop it until next Fall. Thanks for checking - validates I'm not an idiot. > -----Original Message----- > From: [address removed] > Sent: Sun, 28 Dec[masked]:57:00 -0500 > To: [address removed] > Subject: [bo Robin Jan 2, 2009 6:57 PM
Why Lydia wasn't killed - We were talking at the meeting, about why Lydia wasn't killed, since she knew Foxworth's secret.? I remembered on the way home how it tied together, and thought you might like to hear.? It ties back to one of the other questions we discussed yesterday - Karen Dec 29, 2008 3:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Ghostwalk questions, take 2... - Sorry I missed the meeting. Did you all like the book? I had a hard time getting into it; I started it over four times! Good questions--thanks Karen. See you all in January! kathy ----- Original Message ----- From: "Karen" kathy Dec 28, 2008 9:32 PM
Ghostwalk questions, take 2... - Here's the questions I posted last week, that helped me put together the story... 1. Before her death, Elizabeth tells Lydia, ���Cambridge is just a palimpsest������a word meaning a parchment that has been written on, scraped off, and Karen Dec 28, 2008 9:00 PM
Open mouth society - Looks like the Washington County system doesn't carry it. I checked with alibris, and they have used copies starting at about $15. Karen Dec 28, 2008 8:56 PM
Tea & Mystery TIL DEATH DO US PART - You are cordially invited to attend a wedding -- er, a murder -- for this meeting. Parts have been assigned and each person may bring 1-2 guests to observe and enjoy. Costumes are recommended. Potluck appetizers to be brought by all. We'll provide wed Robin Dec 28, 2008 8:01 PM
DECEMBER Tea & Mystery - the weather improves - I live in unincorporated Garden Home - the lost region. The streets are still horrible with snow, melting, ice, etc. If YOU do not feel safe to come, please don't. But if you JUST HAVE TO GET OUT of the house, then come on down. I'll pro Robin Dec 27, 2008 10:07 AM
RE: [bookclub-852] December meeting - Preview not available JOHNA Dec 24, 2008 2:07 PM
December meeting - It looks like the weather's predicted to be in the mid-forties by Sunday, so hopefully, we'll be able to meet. I finished the book on Monday, and enjoyed it. I found some questions, that might be interesting to talk about. There are a lot, so it might Karen Dec 24, 2008 9:06 AM
Tea & Mystery -- December snow - Well, I'm trying to read the book. It's interesting, but slow for me. Not that I have anything else to do. If the weather is bad for our meeting -- NO SURPRISE -- I suggest we look towards safety and warmth first. I'll send out e-mails about the Janu Robin Dec 20, 2008 7:36 PM
Tea & Mystery - book list - Book & Month 1. Poe, ?Murders at the Rue Morgue? July 29, 2007 2. Christie, ?Murder of Roger Ackyroid? Aug 26, 2007 3. Evanovitch, ?One for the Money? Sept 30, 2007 4. Maron, ?The Bootlegger?s Daughter? Sept 30, 2007 Robin Nov 30, 2008 7:40 PM
Sunday is our NOVEMBER meeting - OK, I admit it, I haven't been able to get into this book. But I have some days to try. Hope you are all enjoying it much more than I. Have a HAPPY THANKSGIVING. Robin Nov 25, 2008 6:16 PM
Two weeks until we are lost IN THE WOODS - Are you enjoying the book? Looking forward to see you after Thanksgiving when we will discuss In the Woods" by Tana French. Robin Robin Nov 16, 2008 10:58 AM
NOVEMBER we are "IN THE WOODS" - Looking forward to seeing you on the last Sunday in November. Robin Robin Nov 8, 2008 5:42 PM
History and Mystery - See you then. Robin Robin Oct 14, 2008 7:56 PM
OCTOBER - The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman - This is the first of four mystery novels involving 16 year old heroine Sally Lockhart. Set in 19th century England, we are introduced to the main characters and several continuing story lines. Sally's father has died so she moves in with a distant aunt, M Robin Oct 13, 2008 10:12 AM
Big book sale this weekend, and other mystery events - The Multnomah County Library used book sale will be this weekend. In past years, they've had lots of mysteries, most at $1.50 for hardcover, and Karen Oct 7, 2008 1:33 PM
Mystery on PBS - October book is The Ruby in the Smoke (1985) a novel by the English author Philip Pullman. Here's some info on it. His first novel made into a PBS special -- sounds pretty good and historical flavors. This is the first of four mystery Robin Oct 6, 2008 6:49 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Oct.meet - The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman. It was recently a Masterpiece Theatre Mystery presentation. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dennis" To: Sent: Saturday, October 04,[masked]:21 PM Subjec kathy Oct 6, 2008 5:28 PM
Oct.meet - Preview not available Dennis Oct 4, 2008 9:21 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery -- Kathy Reichs book -- in 2 days - Preview not available Dennis Sep 27, 2008 12:11 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery -- Kathy Reichs book -- in 2 days - Preview not available JOHNA Sep 26, 2008 6:23 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery -- Kathy Reichs book -- in 2 days - Preview not available Terry Sep 26, 2008 10:37 AM
Tea & Mystery -- Kathy Reichs book -- in 2 days - See you Sunday when we discuss Kathy Reich's book "Death du Jour" and find our next Oct and Nov books. Robin Robin Sep 26, 2008 10:04 AM
Tea & Mystery in 12 days - Bring a list for Oct and Nov choices. Hope you enjoyed Kathy Reichs -- she's one of my favorites. Plus we have new members. Robin Robin Sep 16, 2008 9:03 PM
Tea & Mystery in two weeks. - We have our September book, but there has been a little discussion about changing October. Some thoughts? Suggestions? Robin Robin Sep 15, 2008 8:36 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] mystery for October - Sorry we couldn't make the meeting on Sunday. As I recall, September's book is the Kathy Reichs book about the nun. I think it's her second one (deja dead?). Then for October, I thought we'd decided on Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen (I think that's he Karen Sep 2, 2008 7:20 AM
Re: [bookclub-852] mystery for October - Terry Sep 1, 2008 3:07 PM
mystery for October - kathy Sep 1, 2008 1:30 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery - Augest Meeting is in two days. - Preview not available Sue A. Aug 31, 2008 8:14 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery - Augest Meeting is in two days. - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Robin: Looking forward to see you all on Sunday afternoon. &nb JOHNA Aug 30, 2008 7:46 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery -- We find out why the Rabbi Walked Out - in one week - Preview not available JOHNA Aug 30, 2008 7:45 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery -- We find out why the Rabbi Walked Out - in one week - The library would be my best choice. Or a s Robin Aug 29, 2008 10:31 PM
Tea & Mystery - Augest Meeting is in two days. - It's Labor Day Weekend, but hopefully you are able to attend our meeting. Did you like the Rabbi Small book? We'll see you at Java Nation at 5PM. Robin. Robin Aug 29, 2008 10:20 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery -- We find out why the Rabbi Walked Out - in one week - kathy Aug 27, 2008 9:50 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery -- We find out why the Rabbi Walked Out - in one week - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Robin: I just found out that the book is out of print. I check with JOHNA Aug 26, 2008 6:19 PM
Tea & Mystery -- We find out why the Rabbi Walked Out - in one week - We're meeting on Sunday to find out what a horrific Thursday David Small had. Please join us and discuss the book. Robin Robin Aug 24, 2008 11:09 AM
Tea & Mystery in two days - Tea & Mystery in two days - see you there. Robin Robin Jul 25, 2008 6:45 PM
Tea & Mystery JULY MEETING in one week - Looking forward to seeing you at Java Nation at 5PM. Also if you can attend a lecture for the "Sisters in Crime" when Rhys Bowen will speak. (Cost $8 and contribution to Oregon Food Bank). More info later... Robin Robin Jul 20, 2008 7:16 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery July Meeting - Terry Jul 18, 2008 8:21 AM
Tea & Mystery July Meeting - Well it took me a little while to get into the book, but I am enjoying it. Have you ever been to a town like Three Pines? Hope to see you Sunday in about two weeks. Robin Robin Jul 16, 2008 10:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Tea & Mystery JULY BOOK "A Fatal Grace" by L. Penny - "A Fatal Grace" by Louise Penny is slated for July 27th meeting. We have also chosen our next books; PER THE AUTHOR: The pivotal role in the Three Pines series, and certainly in A Fatal Grace Robin Jul 10, 2008 5:50 PM
Meetup details changed: Tea & Mystery JULY BOOK "A Fatal Grace" by L. Penny - When: July 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Java Nation 4130 Southwest 117th Avenue Suite N Beaverton, OR 97005 (503)[masked] When sadistic socialite CC de Poitiers is fatally electrocuted Robin Jul 2, 2008 7:26 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery meets in 4 days - Robin, My apologies for not making themeeting yesterday. My husband passed away in April and I never know when I may feel in the mood to attend Luce A. Jun 30, 2008 1:56 PM
Tea & Mystery meets in 4 days - See you Sunday at the Java Nation. We will be discussing the last book -- and looking towards choosing the next two months' books. Robin Robin Jun 25, 2008 9:43 PM
Tea & Mystery in one week - Hi there. I'll be looking forward to seeing you all next week. I hope you are enjoying the book. Please bring some suggestions of the next TWO months choices. Robin Robin Jun 21, 2008 10:28 AM
Tea & Mystery in two weeks - Hope you are enjoying the book. For me it's a little difficult to get into the historical aspect. See you in two weeks. Robin Robin Jun 14, 2008 9:03 PM
Tea & Mystery JUNE meeting is in 3 weeks - Have you been enjoying this book? The mix of history, another country and customs may be different -- but murder is murder. Did you have a chance to look at the questions from the site I sent earlier? Robin Jun 8, 2008 9:19 AM
Tea & Mystery June book - Have you started reading THE JANISSARY TREE yet? Do you like the idea of historial mysteries? This eunuch is different than the usual detective, isn't he? See you in four weeks. Robin Robin Jun 1, 2008 4:49 PM
Tea & Mystery JUNE reading guide - Here is an interesting extra attached to THE JANISSARY TREE -- our book for June. http://hbpub.vo.llnwd.net/o16/­readersguides/9780312426132RG.­pdf Robin May 18, 2008 8:17 AM
Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery JUNE The Janissary Tree by Goodwin - The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin will be discussed. Please bring suggestions for the next two months' books. When: Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 5:00 PM Where: Java Nation 4130 Southwest 117th Avenue Suite N Beaverton, OR Robin May 17, 2008 10:26 AM
Tea & Mystery -- DARK for Memorial Day Weekend - Hi there -- to all you new members, we are "dark" for the Memorial Day weekend meeting. Our next book will be; The Janissary Tree - Jason Goodwin Robin May 15, 2008 9:08 PM
Tea & Mystery and EDGAR AWARDS - From Karen: drumroll please... We were good at guessing. The winner was Down River by John Hart. Thanks everyone, for participating on the speculation last month. Karen Robin May 3, 2008 1:01 PM
And the winner is... - drumroll please... We were good at guessing. The winner was Down River by John Hart. Thanks everyone, for participating on the speculation last month. Karen ______________________________­______________________________­_________________ Karen May 2, 2008 7:08 AM
Tea & Mystery - dark for last Sunday in May, but in June - Our June 29th book will be The Janissary Tree Jason Goodwin Robin Apr 27, 2008 8:06 PM
Tea & Mystery -- 5PM tomorrow - Busy month for me. I hope the 5:00pm time change works well for everyone. See you then. Robin Apr 26, 2008 10:55 AM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery 5PM in one week - Terry Apr 21, 2008 9:30 AM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery 5PM in one week - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Robin: I am planning to be there this time. I also have the book, a JOHNA Apr 20, 2008 6:05 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery 5PM in one week - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Robin: I am planning to be there this time. I also have the book, a JOHNA Apr 20, 2008 6:05 PM
Tea & Mystery 5PM in one week - Did you read your boook? Like it? Recommend it to others? Enough for an award? Bring some notes and your book with you next week to Java Nation. REMEMBER 5PM Robin Apr 20, 2008 5:37 PM
Tea & Mystery for APRIL - Just a reminder that we are starting at 5PM and meet at Java Nation. Seems like at least one person has read each book -- most people have chosen two. Nicholas has a very interesting story about why he won't read one of the books. See Robin Apr 14, 2008 7:45 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery APRIL CHOICES - I've read Soul Patch and Down River, and I'm planning to listen to Yiddish Policeman, and hopefully Christina Falls. Randy's reading Priest, and maybe Soul Patch. Unfortunately, we have another afternoon commitment, and so we'll probably be late to Karen Apr 12, 2008 6:20 PM
Tea & Mystery APRIL CHOICES - So The Yiddish Policemen's Union and Soul Patch are still untaken. I'll do Soul Patch -- any one want to read the Yiddish Policeman's Union? Robin Robin Apr 12, 2008 10:20 AM
RE: [bookclub-852] Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - OK so Priest is taken. Great. Look fo Robin Apr 12, 2008 10:18 AM
Re: [bookclub-852] Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - kathy Apr 5, 2008 9:32 PM
Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - We're chaning to 5PM -- the books are listed below. Let me know which book you will read so everyone is at least reading one of them. Use mapquest or call/email the Max to find out how to get to Java Nation. Robin Apr 5, 2008 7:25 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } 5 .m. is also just fine me. I am planning to take the max train there. Could so JOHNA Apr 5, 2008 10:13 AM
Re: [bookclub-852] Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - Terry Apr 5, 2008 9:39 AM
Re: [bookclub-852] Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - kathy Apr 4, 2008 5:59 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - The brand of the cards is Table Topics, and they have a website: http:\\www.tabletopics.com I'm not supposed to know, but it's difficult to hide. Randy got it at the coast, but if you check their website, you'll see local places. Karen --- Robin Karen Apr 4, 2008 5:08 PM
Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery April Meeting - When: Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 6:00 PM WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO MEET AT 5PM?[/ color] Apparently they were mistaken and DO close at 7PM as you all found out. I'm sorry about that -- wann Robin Apr 4, 2008 2:14 PM
Meeting details changed: Tea & Mystery EDGAR nominees for 2008 - I've updated this meeting. For more details, see the full listing: http://bookclub.meetup.com/852­/calendar/6967256/ When: Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 6:00 PM Where: Java Na Robin Apr 1, 2008 9:15 PM
Re: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery today at Java Nation - Terry Mar 30, 2008 10:33 PM
Tea & Mystery today at Java Nation - See you today at Java Nation 6PM Aaron Elkins' OLD BONES will be discussed. Robin Mar 30, 2008 2:09 AM
Tea & Mystery in ONE WEEK at Java Nation - Well, I finally finished the book (after losing it for two weeks). I found it a fast read. Some surprises but not all. Did you think all the characters were important to the story? One person guessed the killer quickly -- did you Robin Mar 23, 2008 8:19 PM
Tea & Mystery - Are you enjoying OLD BONES? Remember we are meeting at Java Nation Next month's book has been asked -- you can look on Meetup and see under the next month's date. For April : We are going to pick one book from the Edg Robin Mar 20, 2008 8:35 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery in 2 weeks - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Thank Karen, for the information, this really helps me and other people who wan JOHNA Mar 17, 2008 6:26 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery in 2 weeks - can you delete me ?? Karen <[address removed]> wrote: Johna, You can take the MAX to the Beaverton Town Squ cece c. Mar 17, 2008 5:18 PM
RE: [bookclub-852] Tea & Mystery in 2 weeks - Johna, You can take the MAX to the Beaverton Town Square stop. Then walk east about a block and a half, and you'll be there. You'll cross through a shopping center parking lot, then cross 117th, and it'll be in the shopping strip right ahead of y Karen Mar 17, 2008 4:01 PM

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