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"Cover to Cover" Organizer Stepping Down - Good evening, The "Cover to Cover" Book Club expires in November 2016 and I do not intend to renew my subscription as organizer. The organizer's subscription fee is $90 for six months (monthly options are also available) and I believe y Marsha Aug 14, 2016 7:33 PM
What will you read in 2016? - Happy New Year! The last year brought some great changes in our group, as we expanded our offering from one monthly discussion option, to several options each month. However, our group has over 500 members, most of which I haven’t met. What Marsha Jan 2, 2016 4:43 PM
Countdown to Infinest Jest Quest Party: 42 Days! - Dear Book Lovers, There is still time to join our Infinite Jest Quest: http://www.meetup.com/b­ookclub-1171/events/226838385/­. Start now and read 25 pages per day, and you'll be all set to celebrate with us! This is a highly entertainin Eileen B. Dec 20, 2015 1:36 PM
Shared Inquiry Reading List for the Next few months. - January - A Doll's House - Henrik Ibsen February - Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout March - Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf April - The Painted Veil - Somerset Maughan May - The Orphan Master's Son - Adam Johnson Bev W. Dec 8, 2015 11:38 AM
"Cover to Cover" wants forum leaders for book discussions - Hello "Cover to Cover" readers, our book club membership is expanding nicely and I would like to offer more "individual forums" for book club discussions. We have (2) Forums that are doing well and its time to expand the concept of specialized readin Marsha May 4, 2015 9:08 PM
January - Good morning, There was a hang-up with the meet-up site, so an announcement didn't get sent when I scheduled the January meeting.  We will meet on Sunday, January 25th to discuss Bel Canto by Ann Patchett.  The next meeting for the Syntopical Marsha Jan 1, 2015 10:13 AM
Book Club - Good morning book club members: Thank you all to being members of this group! I've just posted June's book selection, and will get the fiction list we have put together posted to the discussion page.  Please add your suggestions. Marsha May 26, 2014 10:17 AM
February Update - Good morning! I have posted a poll for the March fiction book selection.  Please take the poll and rate your choices.  If you have another suggestion, please let me know soon, so I can add it to the poll.  We'll aim to close out the poll by Marsha Feb 9, 2014 10:51 AM
February Book List - Good morning, In order to make our book selections more efficient, I've started a book list on the message board.  If you have a suggestion, please add it to the on-going list.  The February selection will be a non-fiction book, and I have st Marsha Jan 15, 2014 8:00 AM
October Discussion - Reminder that our next discussion is in three weeks, on Sunday, October 27th. Books for this month's discussion: "Class, a guide through the American status system", by Paul Fussell "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance", Marsha Oct 6, 2013 10:40 AM
August Discussion - Good afternoon, I hope you are enjoying A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.  It's been a great read, and I'm anxious to see where the discussion goes.  Mark Twain wrote a huge amount of literature, which most of us have been exposed Marsha Aug 11, 2013 12:48 PM
July Discussion - Hello Members, The July discussion will be on John Kenneth Galbraith's book, "The Great Crash, 1929". "Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and Marsha Jul 16, 2013 6:52 AM
May Discussion: John Adams - Happy Sunday to you all! Our next book discussion is in two weeks at Howlin' Hounds.  This month's selection is "John Adams" by David McCullough.  The book is lengthy, but well worth reading in its entirety.  The opinions of John Adams, and Marsha May 12, 2013 2:18 PM
April Discussion and Book List - Good evening Book Club Members, Our next meet-up is scheduled for April 28th at 3pm at Howlin' Hounds.  We will be discussing Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway.  There's still plenty of time to pick up a copy and read it.  I hope many of you ca Marsha Apr 15, 2013 8:31 PM
January Meet-Up, Sunday January 27th - Hello everyone, You still have plenty of time to RSVP for our January meet-up.  We will be discussing Franklin and Winston, An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship, by Jon Meacham. We are trying a new venue this month, Blue Line Cof Marsha Jan 14, 2013 8:20 AM
December Meet-Up on December 30th: Grapes of Wrath - Reminding everyone that our next discussion will be Sunday, December 30th at 3pm at the Panera on 78th and Dodge.  We will be discussing Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.  Please RSVP if you are able to attend. The January book will be a non Marsha Dec 16, 2012 7:37 AM
Meetup details changed: Save the Date to listen in person to Tess Gerritsen "From Physician to Fiction" - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-1171/events/70561672/ When : Thursday, October 11,[masked]: Micki Sep 14, 2012 8:26 AM
Meetup details changed: Let's read "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" by Mark Hatton - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-1171/events/67558892/ When : Sunday, June 24,[masked]:00 PM Micki Jun 7, 2012 11:11 AM
Meetup details changed: It was close but the winner is "Lies My Teacher Told Me" by James W. Loewen - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-1171/events/62931902/ When : Sunday, May 27,[masked]:00 PM Micki May 4, 2012 1:26 PM
Vote for April's Book - Book Club Members, Today is the last day to vote for April's book. If you don't know how to get to the poll, there is a tab under "The Omaha Black and White Book Club". It says "More". Hold your mouse over that tab and y Micki Apr 1, 2012 11:59 AM
Update on April's meeting - For those members who are active in the club, I just want to announce that we will not be extending our discussion of Abraham Lincoln and his Rivals for another month as was announced. We decided as a group yesterday, that it was best to choose a Micki Mar 27, 2012 12:08 PM
Meetup details changed: Team of Rivals - The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Dean Kearns Goodwin - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-1171/events/54257562/ When : Sunday, March 25,[masked]:00 P Micki Feb 29, 2012 11:47 AM
Meetup details changed: Announcement regarding future meetup locations: See details below - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-1171/events/40420132/ When : Where Micki Nov 8, 2011 11:56 AM
Rebecca Skloot lecture - Hello Book Club Members   Last month was my first meeting and I loved it!  Thanks for making me feel so welcome. =)  I was sending an email out because (unfortunately), I will not be able to attend Rebecca Skloot's lecture thi Angela B. Oct 4, 2011 6:58 PM
Rebecca Skloot change of venue - I received this e-mail from Joslyn Hello: In order to accommodate overwhelming demand to attend the 21st Women and Health Lecture featuring Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal John L. Sep 17, 2011 3:55 PM
Just a reminder - If you haven't yet voted for October's book please go to the polls and do so. Also on the discussion board I have posted a list of what each book is about. Thank You, John Lewellen John L. Sep 14, 2011 12:58 AM
Updates for August - Hello Fellow Book Lovers, The summer is winding down already and the kids are back to school and the weather is getting cooler, finally! I want to announce that we have 7 new members in August and I am thrilled to see that kind of growth! Micki Aug 26, 2011 3:23 PM
Important Time Change, plus new meetup - Please Note: There has been a time change for this Sunday's meetup to discuss Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris . Due to a scheduling conflict at the Benson Grind, we're meeting a Molly Dec 9, 2010 9:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris - Hi Everyone! The book that won for the December 12th meeting is Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris. We hope to see you all at 3pm at the Benson Grind! user 5. Nov 22, 2010 10:16 AM
The Poll for the December Book is Up! - Hey Everyone! I just put up the poll to for you all to vote on what December's book will be. I am also posting book descriptions of the eligible books on the Message Board. user 5. Nov 13, 2010 6:21 PM
3 updates from your favorite book club! - I've got three pieces of news for you. #1 The winner of the last poll was The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls . We'll meet to discuss this book at 3:00 on Sunday, Molly Jul 15, 2010 8:16 PM
Navigating The Road... - Hello, Book Club! Are you looking forward to our discussion of The Road by Cormac McCarthy ? We'll meet Sunday, June 27 at 3:00 p.m. at the Benson Grind. There are still 16 spo Molly May 18, 2010 12:47 PM
Vote in the current poll to help select the next bookclub readings! - Hey! I just wanted to remind everyone, that if you haven't done so yet, to please vote in the current poll for which books will be chosen! By participating in the poll, you get to put in your two cents on which books you like best for the next readings! A user 5. Apr 4, 2010 10:54 AM
Our Next Meetup: I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb - Hello, book clubbers! Our next meeting is just about a month away. Remember, the book (I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb) is a little bit long, so you might want to get an early start. Don't let the length scare you though - it's a really good boo Molly Jan 18, 2010 10:38 AM
Meetup details: American Gods by Neil Gaiman - Happy New Year everyone! Rather than focusing on the blustery cold weather this new year has brought so far, I choose to be thankful for the opportunity to snuggle up with a mug of hot chocolate, a cozy blanket, and a good book - American Gods by Molly Jan 2, 2010 1:02 PM
New Meetups Scheduled - Hi everyone! Just wanted to let you know that I have scheduled meetups for the next several months. The books are: December - Blink by Malcolm Gladwell January - American Gods by Neil Gaiman February - I Know This Much is True by Wally La Molly Nov 1, 2009 9:05 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Hey - So you think that someone who is a Size 2 needs to lose weight? On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 1:24 AM, Marcia < [address removed] > wrote: Brat Jul 23, 2009 10:44 AM
Hey - Preview not available Marcia Jul 13, 2009 1:10 AM
New Book Club Meetups Announced - Hello, Book Club! I've scheduled meetups for the next several months. In July, we'll be discussing The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon. For more details, see the full listing: Molly Jun 19, 2009 2:12 PM
Next Meetups for the Omaha Black & White Book Club - Hello everyone! I've scheduled the next meetup, which will be Sunday, June 14 to discuss Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut. Learn more here: http://bookclub.meetup.com/117­1/calendar/10398967/ Molly May 12, 2009 8:54 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] stepping down - Jenny - Sorry to hear that. Does this mean you will not be attending, or just that you cannot run it? I am not in a position to user 7. Apr 17, 2009 2:24 PM
stepping down - hello book worms. all of you who have met me know how much i love this group; but, unfortunately, my life has become too demanding for me to continue. would anyone be interested in taking over leadersip of the book club? Jenny C. Apr 16, 2009 8:38 PM
Meetup details changed: till we have faces by c.s. lewis - oops! i accidentally scheduled this for easter sunday...let's push it back a week. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://bookclub.meetup.com/11 Jenny C. Feb 8, 2009 9:37 AM
New Meetup: till we have faces by c.s. lewis - Announcing a new Meetup for The Omaha Black & White Book Club! What: till we have faces by c.s. lewis When: April 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Learn more here: Jenny C. Feb 7, 2009 7:45 PM
Meetup details changed: a heartbreaking work of staggering genius by dave eggers - I've updated this Meetup. I forgot to input a location. Let's try Borders again and if its too busy we will find somewhere new for february. For more details, see the full listing: http://b Jenny C. Jan 10, 2009 11:13 AM
Norah Vincent new book (Self-made man) - For any of you who enjoyed Norah Vincent's Self-made man like I did (Bethan user 4. Jan 3, 2009 6:32 PM
jan and feb - hello and happy holidays! just wanted to let everyone know i have posted the january and february meetings. hope to see you next year! jenny Jenny C. Dec 18, 2008 6:48 PM
next meeting - just wanted to let everyone know i posted a note on the discussion board regarding our meeting next sunday. see you soon, jenny Jenny C. Dec 7, 2008 9:00 AM
message board - just wanted to let everyone know that i added the message board feature to our website so me can have important discussions, like what delicacies people are bringing to the potluck :) i posted a list of some of my favorite books and would love Jenny C. Nov 22, 2008 8:41 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] life of pi - Hi Jenny. I had forgotten that Saturday is my niece's birthday - in Kansas City. We're making a last minute trip out to see her. I doubt we'll be back in time for the meetup, but I'm still planning on reading the book on during the trip in case. -Bet Bethanie Nov 14, 2008 2:35 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] life of pi - I can't make it but I'll comment on the book here after the meeting if that's okay. jenny campbell wrote: > Hello all! > > Just wondering if anyone else is going to make it for our life of pi > meet-up. This is a great book and a pretty quick re user 1. Nov 14, 2008 6:59 AM
life of pi - Hello all! Just wondering if anyone else is going to make it for our life of pi meet-up. This is a great book and a pretty quick read. We would love to see you there! jenny Jenny C. Nov 13, 2008 10:53 PM
november meetups - hello all! don't forget to RSVP for atlas shrugged or life of pi (or both!) for november! hope to see you soon! jenny Jenny C. Oct 28, 2008 4:54 PM
alternate meetup - Hello folks! We will be adding another meetup for November for those who didn't think they would be able to make it through Atlas Shrugged in a month's time (that includes me!). Please see the website for details. jenny Jenny C. Oct 20, 2008 3:47 PM
finishing up the year - Hello B&W readers. Just wanted to let everyone know that I posted 2 new meetups. One for November ( Atlas Shrugged ) and one for December ( The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao ). My copy of Atlas Shrugged is almost 1,20 Jenny C. Sep 28, 2008 11:03 AM
Meetup details changed: The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://bookclub.meetup.com/117­1/calendar/8428559/ When: September 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: borders Jenny C. Sep 2, 2008 5:59 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Fw: Read this Literacy Message & Vote - OMG!!! I totally forgot about Where the Sidewalk Ends (slap the forehead). T user 4. Aug 30, 2008 7:48 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Fw: Read this Literacy Message & Vote - thanks for sending this. i will try to vote every 24 hours. i might use a few different books, but for this first one I said that Where the Sidewalk Ends was the one that got me hooked, but now that i think about it, it mig Jenny C. Aug 30, 2008 11:38 AM
Fw: Read this Literacy Message & Vote! - Preview not available user 4. Aug 29, 2008 9:38 PM
RE: [bookclub-1171] Meetup details changed: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Jenny, I am still interested in the club, but wont' be able to make it on Saturda user 6. Aug 8, 2008 8:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen - I've updated this Meetup. I have made room for more RSVPs. For more details, see the full listing: http://bookclub.meetup.com/117­1/calendar/8104770/ When: August 10, 200 Jenny C. Aug 8, 2008 8:16 AM
New Meetup: Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult - Announcing a new Meetup for The Omaha Black & White Book Club! What: Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult When: October 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Vanishing Acts Jenny C. Jul 28, 2008 2:38 PM
New Meetup: The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd - Announcing a new Meetup for The Omaha Black & White Book Club! What: The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd When: September 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: The Merma Jenny C. Jul 28, 2008 2:32 PM
more book ideas! - Hope everyone can make it on Sunday. Thanks to those of you who have RSVPed. We will be deciding on the books to read for Sept, Oct, Nov, so come to Borders and give us your suggestions! If you are not able to make it, but you have a book idea that you Jenny C. Jul 11, 2008 10:20 AM
Great Book! - All, I just finished a great book (read it over the weekend it was so good!)..."America, America" by Ethan Canin and thought I would tell ya'll about user 4. Jul 7, 2008 7:38 PM
Fwd: New Book Club Giveaways and Winners - All, New books being offered through the BookMovement's monthly drawing. BookMovement is a free book club management web site. Please take a look at next months books and see what you're interested in... Alison user 4. Jun 16, 2008 10:12 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Darci Jun 9, 2008 8:57 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Beth Jun 8, 2008 9:45 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - I won't be able to make it to the meeting on the 22nd so please keep me posted on where we'll meet in July. Thanks! Tara ---- jenny campbell wrote: > Oh, just a quick note: I will be out of town June 10-June 17 and wi Tara C. Jun 8, 2008 8:58 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - I found it in the Bargain Book section at 132nd & Maple, too. Darci <[address removed]> wrote: user 5. Jun 8, 2008 6:46 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Darci Jun 8, 2008 6:29 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Oh, just a quick note: I will be out of town June 10-June 17 and will have little if any internet access, so if I am not able to respond to an email quickly, that is the reason. On 6/8/08, Jenny C. Jun 8, 2008 8:58 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Hello all, Thanks for your responses and feedback. I will set up our June 22nd meeting for the Borders at 72nd and Dodge. At that meeting we can figure out where everyone lives and see if there is a better & Jenny C. Jun 8, 2008 8:57 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Beth Jun 7, 2008 11:46 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - There is a nice new one in Shadow Lake. (72nd and 370) I don't know where everyone is located. Another thought- could we alternate? ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bethanie" To: S Darci Jun 7, 2008 9:55 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Borders sounds good. 72nd and Dodge is the closest for me but I'll go wherever. --- On Sat, 6/7/08, Mary Ann wrote: > From: Mary Ann > Subject: Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White > To: [address removed] Bethanie Jun 7, 2008 9:49 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Preview not available Mary A. Jun 7, 2008 8:37 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Preview not available Jenny C. Jun 7, 2008 8:26 PM
RE: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Preview not available Krista Jun 7, 2008 7:09 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Any of these are fine with me! Thanks so much for setting these up, Jenny. Mary Beth <[address removed]> wrote: user 5. Jun 6, 2008 10:15 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Beth Jun 6, 2008 9:51 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - Darci Jun 6, 2008 9:23 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - LaDonna (. Jun 6, 2008 8:02 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - All, How about a Panera or Starbucks? You can get beverages there, and talk loudly and relax and they're all over the place. Alison jenny campbell <[address removed]&g user 4. Jun 6, 2008 7:51 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Black and White - it was supposed to be "Can't wait to hear..." Oops. On 6/6/08, jenny campbell < [address removed] > wrote: Jenny C. Jun 6, 2008 5:51 PM
Black and White - Hello fellow book worms! It's great to hear that all of you who were able to attend the meeting for Eat, Pray, Love had such a good time. Now it is time to plan our next meeting and discuss future meetings. First, we need a venue for t Jenny C. Jun 6, 2008 5:48 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] June 22nd Meeting - we wiil discuss self-made man at the june 22nd mtg, so it would be good if you read it by then :) i usually just buy my books from amazon.com looking f Jenny C. Jun 3, 2008 8:20 AM
June 22nd Meeting - Hi, my name is Sarah. I am a new member of the bookclub. I was not able to attend the June 1st meeting but look forward to attending the June 22nd meeting. Do I need to purchase the book ahead of time and have it read by the 22nd?&n Sarah Jun 3, 2008 8:13 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Re: [bookclub-1171] - Sorry, I can't make it today. I've been feeling a bit sick all day and it just seems to be getting worse. I'll definitely make it to the next one! --- On Sat, 5/31/08, Alison Brown wrote: > From: Alison Brown Bethanie Jun 1, 2008 2:55 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Re: snacks - Nope, not too late! Welcome! Jules <[address removed]> wrote: user 5. Jun 1, 2008 2:39 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Re: snacks - user 7. Jun 1, 2008 12:13 PM
Re: snacks - Darci Jun 1, 2008 10:29 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Re: [bookclub-1171] - user 4. Jun 1, 2008 8:59 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Re: [bookclub-1171] - Sonya, Wasn't this "your" book? :( Sonya <[address removed]> wrote: user 4. May 31, 2008 2:38 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Re: [bookclub-1171] - user 4. May 31, 2008 2:10 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] Re: [bookclub-1171] - Mary A. May 31, 2008 1:05 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] - Diana, We each usually bring some kind of snack or desert (vegatable tray, brownies, etc). I'll bring cheese and crackers. Alison Diana <[address removed]> wrote: user 4. May 31, 2008 10:00 AM
(no subject) - Hello! I plan on coming to my first book club me Diana May 31, 2008 9:41 AM
Re: [bookclub-1171] new meetings! - Jill, We tried that for awhile and found very un-userfriendly. Meetup.com just offered so much more. Anyway, another site we're thinking about moving to (after the group enjoys a little consistency for awhile, we've made a lot user 4. May 24, 2008 3:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-1171] new meetings! - user 7. May 24, 2008 1:08 PM

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