In May, we’ll be discussing The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. This novel is based on an old European folk tale that has many variants but is usually related to a child emerging from snow (either from a snowman or… Continue Reading
This is the first time our little book club has covered a Pat Conroy novel. We’ve selected Beach Music as our intro to Pat Conroy’s works. The author is known for drawing from his own personal experiences when writing his stories.… Continue Reading
If you are one of those who struggles to figure out what to add to their Christmas wish lists, here to help is a list of books written by authors we’ve previously enjoyed and that have been published this year. Author… Continue Reading
Our September selection is You by Caroline Kepnes. One reviewer calls Kepnes’ debut novel “an important book” for our current “age of social media.” Quite frankly, this is why yours truly is afraid to read this novel. I don’t think… Continue Reading
We’ve previously read and discussed John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars and enjoyed it so much that we voted for another John Green novel for our May discussion: Looking for Alaska. Ten years ago John Green’s debut novel won the American… Continue Reading
A trailer has been released for Tim Burton’s adaptation of Ransom Rigg’s novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Since the trailer was released a couple of weeks ago, the novel has once again reached the top of the bestseller… Continue Reading
Our February book selection is Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Ordinary Grace won Krueger the 2014 Edgar Award for best mystery novel.
2016 should be an entertaining year for our book club. In addition to the movie version of Where’d Yo Go Bernadette‘s anticipated release (as we previously discussed), a remake of the Roots mini-series is due to air as a project… Continue Reading
Our January book is a novel by Man Booker winner Kazuo Ishiguro titled Never Let Me Go. Readers tend to either love Ishiguro’s works or hate them, so I anticipate mixed reviews and a great discussion!
David Bowie is set to release a new album in January. The new album, Blackstar, apparently is partly inspired by A Clockwork Orange, a novel by Anthony Burgess that drew almost universal praise from our wee book club (much to some members’ surprise).… Continue Reading