Monday, September 8, 2008

My Pretend Book Club......

Okay so this post is from my friend Lisa who lives in Seattle. She belongs to a book club there. She was in a book club when she lives in Utah. She organzied this one in Washington. So I am like their book club want a be- lurker- whatever. She always copies me on their selections. I try to read as many of them as I can. We mail each other books back and forth- and have many a good conversations on the phone about the books we are reading! So I asked if I could post her list. These are the books they picked- and I also included the ones they did not. I have a lot of these on my to-read list, or I have already read some. And the rest I can not wait to read and hash out with Lis! Thank you Lisa!!!!!

Book Club Selections
October 2008 – September 2009

October “Bright Lights, Big Ass….”
by Jen Lancaster (400 pages)

November “Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral”
by Kris Radish (352 pages)

January “The Time Traveler’s Wife”
by Audrey Niffenegger (560 pages)

February “The Beach House”
by Jane Green (352 pages)

March “The Shack”
by William Paul Young (256 pages)

April “American Wife: A Novel:
by Curtis Sittenfeld (576 pages)

May “Hooked: A Thriller About Love and Other Addictions”
by Matt Richtel (304 pages)

June “Live a Little”
by Kim Green (384 pages)

August “Wicked: The Life & Times of the Wicked Witch of the West”
by Gregory Maguire (560 pages)

September “Sweet Love”
by Sarah Strohmeyer (320 pages)

Books not selected

The Condition by Jennifer Haigh
Better by Atul Gawande
The Secret Life of Cee Cee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlain
Driving Sideways by Jess Riley
Kabul Beauty School Deborah Rodriguez and Kristin Ohlson
The Post Birthday World by Lionel Shriver
The Center of Everything: A Novel by Laura Moriarty
Twenty Wishes by Debbie Macomber
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas
The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
Barefoot: A Novel by Elin Hilderbrand
3 Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
The Likeness by Tana French
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
A Map of Home by Randa Jarrar
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
March by Geraldine Brooks

1 comment:

Lisa said...

Yay! I made your blog again! giggle You are an Honorary Member of our book club! By the way, did I ever tell you we found a name? The Breakaway Book Club -- because we all need a break away from every day life. :-)


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