Monday, January 5, 2009

Winners of Book Selections

Thought you would be interested in what the final vote was for the 2008 PQ Book Club Selections:
The winners of this year's Doug Marlette Awards, honoring the late Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist and sponsored by Kathy L.m Patrick, founder of the Pulpwood Queens' Book Club and owner of Beauty and the Book , Jefferson, Tex. ("The only hair salon/bookstore in the country"), will be presented at Pulpwood Queens
Girlfriend Weekend January 15-17, 2009. 
And the winners are:
The Pirate's Daughter by Margaret Cezair-Thompson
(Pulpwood Queens Book Club Selection of the Year),
Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore
(Bonus Book Club Selection of the Year)
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
 (Splinters and Pine Cones--teen and pre-teen chapters--Book Club Selection of the Year)

Southwest Louisiana Pulpwood Queens Support education mission for orphanage in Nicaragua
From Jeannine's website :
"At the suggestion of a member of the Pulpwood Queens book club (a national book club with 200 chapters), the Seed Campaign is donating funds in January to Abrazando Cristo, a wonderful Roman Catholic mission program based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, that came to the aid of people in Nicaragua after devastating Hurricane Mitch and continues to work in Nicaragua and Honduras. One of its main projects is helping to educate children at the San Cristobal (Nicaragua) Orphanage. "

A percentage of sales (4-8% depending on volume) made through clicking through Jeannine's website will be donated to Abrazando Cristo during the month of January.

First:  Go to Jeannine's website
Second:  Click on the link "Buy the Book"  another browser window will open up and you will be at  where you can either purchase The Unlikely Lavendar Queen or continue shopping at  and any purchases made will be credited to her Seed Campaign.

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