Category Archives: Book Groups

June 2017 FREE BOOK!

My friend, Sarah Shoemaker, wrote this exquisite book, which is set in England late in the reign of George III (1760-1820). Our June 2017 Free Book edition is a new hardcover. Author Mary Sharratt praises MR. ROCHESTER: “Prepare to be … Continue reading

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May 2017 FREE BOOK!

This past year, my reading group selected THE INVENTION OF WINGS by Sue Monk Kidd for one of our discussions. We all loved it. From the back cover: “A triumphant story about the quest for freedom and empowerment, Sue Monk … Continue reading

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APRIL 2017 FREE BOOK!

This year for Christmas my daughter-in-law and son gave me a copy of THE PEARL THAT BROKE ITS SHELL by Nadia Hashimi. My daughter-in-law had read the novel in her reading group and fell in love with it. Set in … Continue reading

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Books I Love/PRAYERS FOR SALE

My reading group chose the historical novel PRAYERS FOR SALE by Sandra Dallas as our October book. Great choice!  From the back cover: “A powerful novel about an unlikely friendship between two women and the secrets they’ve kept in order to survive … Continue reading

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Currently Reading 4/’11

I love to “discover” new authors. I’m currently reading two first novels by new-to-me authors. For our April book, our Reading Group chose Guardians of Hallowed Ground, Gettysburg  by Thomas J. Ball. Guardians is an account of a time-travel journey made by a … Continue reading

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What are you reading?

Our book group met this afternoon. We discussed Jodi Picoult’s PLAIN TRUTH. A great book and a great discussion. (And cheesecake for dessert.) Our book for next month is LIGHT ON SNOW by Anita Shreve. I’ve read this one before and … Continue reading

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Reading…

I’m looking forward to meeting with my book group this afternoon.  Our November book is JUST TAKE MY HEART by Mary Higgins Clark. Our December selection is A SIMPLE AMISH CHRISTMAS by Vannetta Chapman.  Check out her website at http://www.vannettachapman.com/ … Continue reading

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Kids’ Book Club

This week, I had the best time ever at a Kids’ Book Club.  This particular club is sponsored by the St. Ignace (Michigan) Public Library, and, because the kids had chosen to read my book SISU, they invited me to … Continue reading

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Bayliss Book Club

The Bayliss Book Club (Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan) will discuss INTERPRETER OF MALADIES by Jhumpa Lahiri at 7 p.m., March 25, at the Bayliss Library. Their April book is HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET by Jamie Ford. … Continue reading

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Pickford Reading Group

When I was a child, my favorite story book was about a little boy and his sister who discovered a key that opened a door into a magical world. I remember thinking how incredible it would be to discover a key like … Continue reading

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