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My Summer of Southern Discomfort by Stephanie Gayle SOUTH HILLS MEET UP

So many of you voted choice #3 this week which means we will read a chick lit book for November & a holiday/Christmas book over December for our January meet up. So please bring a chick lit book suggestion for November if you have one and Your Favorite Halloween Candy to Share!

Not sure what to bring? A chick lit book that is out in Paperback. Here is the definition of Chick Lit: Chick lit is genre fiction within women's fiction which addresses issues of modern women often humorously and lightheartedly*** Sometimes we do slightly deeper books than this, but we always do women's fiction that's not too heavy so if you don't have time to read it you can still come & enjoy yourself.


Today is Monday. The calls do not come as before. Weeks elapse between them, and when I answer the phone there is no overlap of voices, only my mother's. She spends much of the conversation avoiding mention of the pink elephant trumpeting in the middle of the room.

The pink elephant would be my defection to Georgia. When I telephoned with the news of my imminent relocation my father asked, "Georgia, as in the Republic of Georgia by the Black Sea, or Georgia as in the Peach State?" He hoped I meant the former because that Georgia promised unique opportunities to advance the democratic cause of justice. What could Georgia, former land of the Confederacy, offer?

Convicting arsonists and thieves in Macon, Georgia, was never Harvard Law grad Natalie Goldberg's dream. The pay is abysmal, the work is exhausting, and the humidity is hell for a woman with curly hair. But when a steamy romance with her high-powered New York boss went bad, Natalie jumped at the first job offered, packed her bags, and headed south.

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  • Liselle

    Before I got to book club I didn't think the book had a point. It was nice to heard everyone else's opinions about the book - they helped me understand the book a bit more.

    October 5, 2012

  • Becky

    Great discussion! I liked the book a lot more after we discussed it! The candy was great, too! Thanks, ladies!

    October 4, 2012

  • Kristy

    Really enjoyed this book!

    October 4, 2012

  • Lindsey B.

    I liked it a lot better after we discussed it LOL.

    October 4, 2012

  • Janet

    So glad I was there tonight! I really enjoyed the discussion!

    October 3, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I feel awful because I keep canceling. But this baby doesn't take bottles and he's a little too rowdy these days to bring with me. :(

    October 2, 2012

    • Lindsey B.

      That's ok Michele, we would love to have you back one night when you can come

      1 · October 3, 2012

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