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A bookish call to action! - Preview not available Katherine Sep 23, 2012 1:59 PM
Resend - Tonight's Meetup Rescheduled - (Sorry for the re-send, but there were some send-failures with this original message) Good afternoon!  I truly hate when I have to make last minute scheduling changes but it looks like a reschedule is in order.  Today seems an ill-fated day Melissa R. Aug 28, 2012 2:55 PM
Tonight's Meetup Rescheduled - Good afternoon!  I truly hate when I have to make last minute scheduling changes but it looks like a reschedule is in order.  Today seems an ill-fated day for most members to make tonight's meetup and it also seems that we may need to build an ark so Melissa R. Aug 28, 2012 1:47 PM
Book Selection Vote - Good morning!  It's Thursday, weekend approaching!  Just a reminder to please go to the poll page under the "More" tab on the site and VOTE! for your September and October selections.  This allows members to access the selections from libraries or u Melissa R. Aug 23, 2012 7:12 AM
Begin With Books - Good morning.  I hope you're all enjoying our hot and steamy summer.  Many of you are familiar with the Begin with Books program from our previous discussions.  The Begin with Books team is getting close to reaching their opening financial goals to Melissa R. Aug 6, 2012 10:50 AM
Tonight's Meetup Cancelled - I cannot say how sorry I am to do this, but I have to cancel tonight's meetup.  I'm so hoping that everyone will get this email before making the trek to James Island.  I sincerely apologize as I was holding out hope that I could just power through t Melissa R. Jul 11, 2012 3:39 PM
(no subject) - http://stereotigers.com/nmpos.­html Rhonda F. Jun 28, 2012 10:18 AM
Meetup details changed: June's Summer Classic - I'm very sorry to do this but I have to change the date for our June Meetup (The Razor's Edge by Maugham), due to some work conflicts that have popped up for me this week!  Since the following Wed. is the 4th of July, I've rescheduled this meetup for Melissa R. Jun 24, 2012 8:50 PM
(no subject) - Rhonda F. Jun 22, 2012 1:46 AM
(no subject) - Rhonda F. Jun 17, 2012 12:50 PM
July's Beat the Heat Read - It's Gone Girl by Flynn for our July book. Thanks! Melissa Melissa R. Jun 4, 2012 1:04 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] June Classics Winner, by a nose... - Yay!!! I've never read this so I'm excited. : ) Sent from my iPhone On May 2, 2012, at 1:58 PM, Anita Lucas < b Melissa R. May 2, 2012 4:40 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] June Classics Winner, by a nose... - Sweet! Been wanting to re-read that for many years! On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 7:59 AM, Melissa Rodrigo < [address removed] > wrote user 9. May 2, 2012 1:58 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] June Classics Winner, by a nose... - p { margin: 0; } Hi Melissa, Which of the books noted below user 1. May 2, 2012 11:49 AM
June Classics Winner, by a nose... - Hey Book Lovers! Wow, was it a dead heat in our book vote.  When I add in the emailed and posted votes we ended up with 7 for The End of the Affair , 8 for A Town Like Alice , and 9 for The Razor's Edge. SOoooo, Th Melissa R. May 2, 2012 7:59 AM
Please Vote! - Thanks to all who came out to the Brick House Kitchen last night, I had a great time. Please go to the poll & vote for June's classic pick.  Here are your options. The Razor's Edge by Maugham The End of the Aff Melissa R. Apr 27, 2012 6:32 PM
June Classics - Book Lovers, Hold on to Toto, Dorothy, today looks like a windy one!  I even saw a rainbow this morning over the Ashley River.  Those of us who have summered in Charleston previously know that the hazy, hot, and humid days are just around the Melissa R. Apr 26, 2012 3:04 PM
Please Vote! - Hey all, please check out the April poll and vote for your book choice! The options are: Serena by Ron Rash She-Rain by Codgill The Snow Child by Ivey I'd like to close the poll out tomorrow.&n Melissa R. Mar 14, 2012 9:18 PM
RE: [bookclub-1814] February & March Book Winners - I will be attending Feb's book club meeting (The Tiger's Wife), but couldn't find how to do it online. I am already a member. May I sign up for the meeting via this email? Thanks, Ellen (Klempner) School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs Co Ellen K. Feb 2, 2012 3:04 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] February & March Book Winners - Thank you for hosting the meeting last night.  The discussion was great and I really enjoyed getting to know the others.  Look forward to 2/29....see you then Karen On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Meli Karen D. Feb 2, 2012 2:24 PM
February & March Book Winners - Happy Groundhog day! Please, someone sign me up for 6 more weeks of this weather! But, then again, the weather just keeps getting better from here on into spring in our beautiful city. Thanks to all who attended last night's Melissa R. Feb 2, 2012 11:29 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] February & March Book Choices - Thanks Ellen! On Jan 31, 2012, at 11:15 PM, Ellen Klempner wrote: > My votes: > > Sense of an Ending by Barnes NO > > ***The Tiger's Wife by Obreht YES > > A Visit from the Goon Squad by Egan NO > > ***City of Thieves by Benioff Melissa R. Feb 1, 2012 7:09 AM
RE: [bookclub-1814] February & March Book Choices - My votes: Sense of an Ending by Barnes NO ***The Tiger's Wife by Obreht YES A Visit from the Goon Squad by Egan NO ***City of Thieves by Benioff YES Rules of Civility by Towles NO See you soon, Ellen -- Please Ellen K. Jan 31, 2012 11:14 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] February & March Book Choices - Hi Melissa-   My name is Meghan and I signed up for the book club back in August. Unfortunately, with teaching full time and taking graduate courses I have been unable to attend a meeting. I feel badly about this as I really d Meghan Jan 31, 2012 7:08 PM
February & March Book Choices - Thanks for voting in the book style poll, it was very informative and helpful. I'm actually going to leave that poll up, as new members join and as additional current members make their way to the poll page, we'll continue to have a snapshot of o Melissa R. Jan 31, 2012 5:36 PM
February & March Book Choices - Good evening, Group. Hope your January is clipping along smoothly. I've fallen behind a bit on my two month ahead plan so I'm trying to catch up. I thought that I would post a new poll, but instead of book choices it will be for book Melissa R. Jan 26, 2012 8:31 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] "In the Land of the Non-Reader" - no offense...book club meetings are for us to discuss a book. i truely dont want an auther to attend if i did not read the book... --- On Fri, 1/13/12 user 1. Jan 15, 2012 8:33 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] "In the Land of the Non-Reader" - Nancy B. B. Jan 13, 2012 3:42 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] "In the Land of the Non-Reader" - have not been able to get with yall but just wanted to let everyone know i am susan hudson c. Jan 13, 2012 1:51 PM
"In the Land of the Non-Reader" - Ok, I promise this is my last email for awhile, it's either feast or famine with me. I ran across this article today and loved it so I thought I'd pass it along to my fellow Book Lovers!!! http://bygonebureau.com/2012/0­1/09/in-the-land-of Melissa R. Jan 11, 2012 9:59 AM
January's Book - Just a quick clarification, the winner of the final vote was An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks. I've read the first chapter already and I think we will have some very interesting discussions! Looking forward to it! Melissa R. Jan 10, 2012 4:24 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] January's Book Poll - I vote for the Anthologist from Mars Rhonda F. Jan 6, 2012 12:23 PM
January's Book Poll - Hello again! Sorry to bother you with another Book Lovers email, but it's better than a free laptop junk email, right? When I add in the votes that were emailed to me for the January book, we have a dead tie between AT Home by Brys Melissa R. Jan 6, 2012 12:09 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] January's Journey - hi melissa, happy new year!!!! i checked out the books and i will take a pass.... they really were of no lynn r. Jan 5, 2012 11:34 PM
January's Journey - Happy New Year, Book Lovers! I thought it would be great to kick off the new year with a departure from our usual book types. The thread that ties these 3 books together is a probing journey into elements of humanity. I'm quite conf Melissa R. Jan 5, 2012 10:55 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - will be out of town until Nov. See you then. celia fontenot On Oct 13, 2011, at 8:23 PM, Melissa Rodrigo wrote user 1. Oct 14, 2011 3:34 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - I'm teaching this semester and cannot attend.   Please remove me.   [address removed]   On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Melissa Rodrigo Janice Oct 14, 2011 9:10 AM
November's Book Selection - The Language of Flowers by Diffenbaugh is the November selection. Thanks to all who voted! See you soon! Melissa Melissa R. Oct 14, 2011 6:56 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - Gail Oct 14, 2011 12:03 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - I'm not sure I am understanding this. when and where does this club meet? --- On Thu, 10/13/11, Melissa Rodrigo <[address removed]> user 2. Oct 13, 2011 10:12 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - Yes, me too. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 13, 2011, at 8:23 PM, Melissa Rodrigo < [address removed] > wrote: reelrod_77 Oct 13, 2011 9:01 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - Would you like to be removed from the group? On Oct 13, 2011, at 5:45 PM, Ida Swindell wrote: Melissa R. Oct 13, 2011 8:23 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - p { margin: 0; } I am not able to participate at this time. Please remove me from the list. Thanks, Ida S. Oct 13, 2011 5:45 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] VOTE!! - p { margin: 0; } I am not able to participate at this time. Please remove me from the list. Thanks, Happy reading. Ida S. Oct 13, 2011 5:42 PM
VOTE!! - Ok, I realize that I may have been a bit hasty in trying to limit the attendance a bit...... I swear my intentions were pure. I will open it back up to 15 attendees, I'm very happy that there's such interest in our wonderful group. Melissa R. Oct 13, 2011 2:56 PM
Share Some Art - Happy Hump Day, Lovers! Just a quick note to say thanks to all who came out last night. Next month we will return to our more intimate home setting, since I am mostly mobile and better capable of hosting. Hope to see you all October Melissa R. Sep 28, 2011 11:04 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] Meetup details changed: September Book Lovers - if anyone can get to the third thursday festival today in summerville i will susan hudson c. Sep 15, 2011 12:24 PM
Meetup details changed: September Book Lovers - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-Char­leston-Book-Club/events/313133­52/ When : Tuesday Melissa R. Sep 15, 2011 8:24 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] October's Book Selection - p { margin: 0; } When is our next meet up, pleae? Thanks, Ida .[address removed] Ida S. Sep 2, 2011 7:32 PM
October's Book Selection - Happy Friday, Book Lovers! Just a quick note to let you know that I'm going to go ahead and "call" the vote since there is an overwhelming majority! And the winner is....... THE SCEWTAPE LETTERS by C.S. Lewis. Melissa R. Sep 2, 2011 11:16 AM
(no subject) - i vote for THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS BY C. S. LEWIS. it's a brilliant book and not too long. lynn r. Sep 1, 2011 3:36 PM
October's Book Selection - Hey y'all! Thanks to all who made it out last night, I was extremely excited to be out and about again! Thanks to Laurie Steinke for our October book selections! I've posted the new poll. Here's the list. Please VOTE for y Melissa R. Sep 1, 2011 9:04 AM
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September Book Winner - Hey Lovers! (I've always wanted to say that.... HA!) This was the closest & longest standing tie we've had thus far in our book polls. After adding in those who email their votes to me, the winner by one vote is The Palace Walk Melissa R. Jul 31, 2011 10:53 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] September Book Poll - Do not care...no vote so whatever works is fine. Rhonda F. Jul 30, 2011 10:21 AM
September Book Poll - Good Saturday morning to all! Sorry to bombard you with book club emails this week, but, we have a tie for our September book choice. When I add in the email votes we are tied between The Palace Walk and Saffron Dreams. If you haven't Melissa R. Jul 30, 2011 10:08 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] - Nancy B. B. Jul 29, 2011 11:50 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] - Nancy B. B. Jul 29, 2011 11:30 AM
(no subject) - Rhonda F. Jul 29, 2011 10:49 AM
September Book Poll - If you have not already voted for September's Book, please do so. Here's the link: http://www.meetup.com/The-Char­leston-Book-Club/polls/ I will post the winner later today. Rock the Vote!! Melissa Melissa R. Jul 29, 2011 9:09 AM
New Meetup: August Book Lover's Bash - Announcing a new Meetup for The Charleston Book Club! What : August Book Lover's Bash When : Wednesday, August 31,[masked]:30 PM Melissa R. Jul 28, 2011 10:14 AM
September Book Poll - Hey gang! Sorry I missed you all last night, I am on the road to recovery & looking forward to rejoining the pack very soon! I have posted the book poll for September, please take a few moments & VOTE!! I'll post the Melissa R. Jul 28, 2011 9:55 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] Dawn's Going Away Party - THANKS! On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 8:17 PM, Melissa Rodrigo < [address removed] > wrote: Roy F. Dec 6, 2010 8:27 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] Dawn's Going Away Party - Melissa R. Dec 6, 2010 8:17 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] Dawn's Going Away Party - Melissa, ? Could I please trouble you for directions to your house for this Wednesday's holiday party?? Thanks a lo Roy F. Dec 6, 2010 8:11 PM
Dawn's Going Away Party - Good COLD morning to you all! I realize there was a technology snafu last week when I scheduled this meetup, and the email didn't get sent out. So, here's the official invite - Friday Dec. 10th at Pearlz in Avondale/West Ashley. AND - don't for Melissa R. Dec 6, 2010 9:07 AM
Melissa Rodrigo added a post - "Boys Life" by McCammon it is!!! Should be a great read!!!! Melissa R. Dec 4, 2010 6:22 PM
Melissa Rodrigo added a post - Holiday Cocktail Party "Bring it" List Traci, Dawn: Bread or Garlic Bread Janice (Pesto), Mark, DeeToo & Me: Sauce Roy, Mark, Janice, Beth & Me: Wine Katherine: Bruschetta Tara, Maria, Amy: Antipasti (salami, pro Melissa R. Dec 3, 2010 10:29 AM
New Meetup: December's Page Turner Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Charleston Book Club! What : December's Page Turner Meetup When : Wednesday, January 5,[masked]:30 PM Melissa R. Dec 2, 2010 10:20 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] December's Book Selection - In search of a page turner - Melissa, I'm so disappointed to tell you I won't be able to make it tonight!?? I had a medical thing today that kinda kicked my butt and I'm feeling very low-energy.?? I did finish "Cleopatra" and thought it was remarkable, didn' Janice Nov 30, 2010 4:05 PM
December's Book Selection - In search of a page turner - Hey everyone, just thought I'd send a quick note regarding our December book selection. I've been scouring zillions of book lists, literary sites, and book club reviews in search of the absolute best page-turner books that cannot be put down. Since the Melissa R. Nov 30, 2010 2:50 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] New Meetup: Holiday Cocktail Party - Melissa, ? I could?make meat sauce or I could do the easy thing and bring a bottle of Chianti. Roy F. Nov 18, 2010 10:47 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] New Meetup: Holiday Cocktail Party - So glad! Absolutely, please bring your daughters, if they can make it! See you soon! Melissa R. Nov 18, 2010 10:18 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] New Meetup: Holiday Cocktail Party - I'll be there! Do you have room for Hayne? I'll let you know on food I'm bringing...you are the best ! On Nov 18, 2010, at 6:53 AM, Melissa Rodrigo < melissarodrigo@yaho beth Nov 18, 2010 10:15 AM
New Meetup: Holiday Cocktail Party - Announcing a new Meetup for The Charleston Book Club! What : Holiday Cocktail Party When : Wednesday, December 8,[masked]:30 PM Melissa R. Nov 18, 2010 9:53 AM
Re: [bookclub-1814] Holiday Dinner Party - I am good for any of it and do hope I get to see you soon...just tell me what you want me to bring! beth Nov 10, 2010 2:40 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] Holiday Dinner Party - Hi Melissa! What a great idea!??? I personally can go with either option, although it makes me nervous to think of you with all that work if we do it at your house.?? But you're right, everyone would pitch in and divide up the work.?? It's Janice Nov 10, 2010 11:51 AM
Holiday Dinner Party - Good morning! I hope you're day is off to a stellar start on this beautiful sunny Wednesday. I wanted to toss out an idea and get your feedback. Last year we did a Holiday Happy Hour the first week of December, which was fun. I'm thinking a bit ahead Melissa R. Nov 10, 2010 11:31 AM
November Book Selection - Happy Halloween, ALL! By quite a wide poll margin, the selection for November's biography is Cleopatra: A Life by Schiff. It's available on Amazon for about $15, as it's actually releasing tomorrow. Hope to see you at the Happy hour, wednes Melissa R. Oct 31, 2010 10:14 PM
Please Vote for November's Book Selection - Please take a moment on the poll page to vote for November's biography. I will close the poll tomorrow. Hope you're enjoying this beautiful weekend. Thanks! Melissa Melissa R. Oct 30, 2010 5:17 PM
New Meetup: HAPPY HOUR!!! - Announcing a new Meetup for The Charleston Book Club! What : HAPPY HOUR!!! When : Wednesday, November 3,[masked]:30 PM Where Melissa R. Oct 28, 2010 10:18 AM
New Meetup: November's Biography Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Charleston Book Club! What : November's Biography Meetup When : Tuesday, November 30,[masked]:30 PM Melissa R. Oct 28, 2010 9:53 AM
Re: Re: [bookclub-1814] A Biography for November - I will not be able to make it tonight, this is my first week here and I am not certain about getting around yet. I do not no anyone here that can help. T user 1. Oct 27, 2010 4:47 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] A Biography for November - Melissa, a new biography of Cleopatra was just released -- I'll get the details.? That could be a possibility. Janice On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Amy Jones < Janice Oct 26, 2010 6:25 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] A Biography for November - Hi Melissa, Just wanted to recommend 'The Hungry Ocean' by Linda Greenlaw. I don't know if you are familiar with 'The Perfect Storm' but she was the female swordfish Captain portrayed in the film and book. It's Amy J. Oct 26, 2010 4:49 PM
Re: [bookclub-1814] A Biography for November - Hi Melissa. I won't be at the bookclub meetup tomorrow night, but here are some suggestions Colleen Oct 26, 2010 10:58 AM
A Biography for November - Good morning! One of our members suggested that we read a biography, so this will be our first. Please email me some suggestions or bring them with you to the meetup and we will decide on the 3 options tomorrow. I will then post the poll, as usual. Melissa R. Oct 26, 2010 10:43 AM
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October's Banned "Classic" Book Selection - LOLITA, IT IS!! Happy reading and see you on Oct. 27th. Thanks! Melissa Melissa R. Oct 3, 2010 9:50 AM
October Book Selection Poll - Please vote for your October book selection! I will close the poll this evening so we can get reading!! Currently it's a close race, but Lolita is ahead by 1 vote. If you're not "poll-savvy" you can email me your vote and I'll add it in. Melissa R. Oct 2, 2010 9:41 AM
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October Meetup - Check out the October Meetup and please go to the poll and vote for your choice in our Banned Classic-ish Book month. Wednesday, October 21st, 6:30 pm at my house. I will email directions to those that RSVP. Hope to see you at t Melissa R. Oct 1, 2010 10:22 AM
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