Think book clubs are for Oprah or old ladies who knit and stockpile hard candies, not for moderm women like you and your friends? Not so fast! This is a book club for die-hard bookworms; women who love to relax, sit back and enjoy the company of a good book.
Who should join? Women ages 20-?, married or single, parenting or childless. The only requirement is an avid interest in books and a desire to meet like-minded women in a laid back environment.
We have two book discussion meetings per month: one in the South (Coconut Grove/Coral Gables) the 3rd Wednesday at 7:00p.m. and one in the North (Mimo Historic District/Upper East Side) the first Saturday at 1:00p.m. We also meet of every few weeks for a casual get-together. Book choices are almost always fiction, classics, every once in a while non-fiction and all choices are determined by voting of club members four times a year..
Please email us with any questions. We look forward to meeting you all soon!
Here is the list of the books read so far in 2013:
January - Little Bee by Chris Cleave (NORTH)
February - Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner (SOUTH) / The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skoot (NORTH)
March - Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo (SOUTH) / A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah (NORTH)
April - The Light between Oceans by Mil Stedman (SOUTH) / The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (NORTH)
May - The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (SOUTH) / Makeda by Randall Robinson (NORTH)
June - The 13th Tale by Dianne Setterfield (SOUTH) / Skin Tight by Carl Hiaasen (NORTH)
July - Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates (SOUTH) / Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende (NORTH)
August - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (SOUTH) / Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple (NORTH)
September - Life After Life by Kate Atkinson (SOUTH) / We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (NORTH)
October – The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson (SOUTH) / The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern (NORTH)
books read in 2012:
January - Room by Emma Donoghue
February - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
March - The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
April - The Last Nude by Ellis Avery
May - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese (SOUTH) / The Birth House by Ami McKay (NORTH)
June - Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (SOUTH) / The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney (NORTH)
July - The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi by Elif Shafak (SOUTH) / When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams (NORTH)
August - The House Gun by Nadine Gordimer (SOUTH) / The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (NORTH)
September - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (SOUTH) / Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (NORTH)
October – The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach (SOUTH) / The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman (NORTH)
November - The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (SOUTH) / The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides (NORTH)
December - Give me the World by Leila Hadley (SOUTH) / Life of Pi by Yann Martel (NORTH)