Holiday Party, Book Exchange and The Idiot Girls'Action-Ad­venture Club

  • December 18, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Join us for our first annual holiday party and book exchange.

We will be discussing our December regular pick plus having a book exchange. The book exchange will go as follows:

Each person will bring a book, wrapped with 3 or 4 general bullet points written on it about what kind of book it is.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each member that brings a book will randomly get assigned a number.

In numerical order each member gets to choose a wrapped book to take home with them.

The Idiot Girls’Action-Adventure Club by Laurie Notaro

“I’ve changed a bit since high school. Back then I said no to using and selling drugs. I washed on a normal basis and still had good credit.”

Introducing Laurie Notaro, the leader of the Idiot Girls’ Action-Adventure Club. Every day she fearlessly rises from bed to defeat the evil machinations of dolts, dimwits, and creepy boyfriends—and that’s before she even puts on a bra.

For the past ten years, Notaro has been entertaining Phoenix newspaper readers with her wildly amusing autobiographical exploits and unique life experiences. She writes about a world of hourly-wage jobs that require absolutely no skills, a mother who hands down judgments more forcefully than anyone seated on the Supreme Court, horrific high school reunions, and hangovers that leave her surprised that she woke up in the first place.

The misadventures of Laurie and her fellow Idiot Girls (“too cool to be in the Smart Group”) unfold in a world that everyone will recognize but no one has ever described so hilariously. She delivers the goods: life as we all know it.

Liz will be hosting this meetup at her home. Please feel free to join us whether or not you read this month's pick. Also, please feel free to bring an appetizer or dessert if you desire. This is NOT required.

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  • Jeff

    I had a great time last night talking with everyone about books and other subjects. Hope to see everyone again soon.

    December 19, 2013

  • Rebecca

    This was a lot of fun. Thanks to all especially Liz.

    1 · December 19, 2013

  • Liz B

    Thanks everyone for coming out! It was a great time!

    2 · December 18, 2013

    • Seth

      Yes it was. Thanks for having us!

      3 · December 19, 2013

    • David S.

      Thank you, Liz. A good time with pleasant company.

      3 · December 19, 2013

  • Sue

    Hi. Sorry. Have to cancel. Hope it's fun and Happy Holidays!

    December 18, 2013

  • katherine

    Sorry I cannot make this after all. Having a health problem.
    Merry Christmas to all.

    December 18, 2013

  • Meredith

    I'm so sorry, there's been a last minute change in plans and I won't be able to make it after all. But I look forward to seeing you all in the new year! Merry Christmas everybody!!

    December 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Since the date changed I can't. Def next time have fun

    December 14, 2013

  • David S.

    I think I will attend. However; I believe I am too old to identify with the apparently conflict-ridden protagonist. Regardless, I'll see if get a copy from the library in the meantime.

    December 11, 2013

    • Liz B

      Don't worry I wasn't able to identify with her either. This Meetup is more about spending some time with fellow book lovers before the holidays

      1 · December 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi! So I messed up and didn't read this book but another...I'm in a few book clubs and got them mixed up. Oops! Can I still come by and meet everyone? Hope to see you Wednesday

    1 · December 8, 2013

    • Liz B

      Yes, you can still come by. Just a reminder, the original date was changed and the meetup is NEXT Wednesday the 18th.

      December 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi ladies! So I see on the event that the book being discussed is idiot girl guide. I got an email saying to read i was told there'd be cake. Haha I'm halfway through! Should I pick up the other book too? See you all soon

    November 16, 2013

  • Liz B

    IMPORTANT!!!! The date has been changed on this event, please make note of it. Sorry for any inconvenience.

    November 6, 2013

    • Melanie S.

      Hi Liz. I will not be able to attend on the 18th due to a conflict Melanie

      November 16, 2013

    • Liz B

      Sorry to hear that Melanie. See you next time.

      November 16, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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