Wednesday, January 13, 2010

2010 Reading List

We hope to come back from Girlfriends Weekend with some new friends, new books and good choices for our reading selections for this year. We have Jan - Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells and Feb - South of Broad by Pat Conroy

Today I am sending bookplates to Rebecca Wells, finallllly was able to get in contact with her. They may or may not be here for the Jan meeting. Pat Conroy will be an "up in the air" I am going to the weekend with bookplates printed, keep your fingers crossed that he will sign them

Kathy just released the 2010 reading list to choose from: Red are ones we have already selected
green are authors who will be at Girlfriends Weekend

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The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder
by Rebecca Wells
Bonus - Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg
What Difference Do It Make? By Ron Hall, Denver Moore, & Lynn Vincent
Splinters: The Sweetheart of Prosper County by Jill S. Alexander
Pinecones: Poppy's Pants by Melissa Conroy
The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother, a Daughter, and a Town that Raised Them
Bonus: Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz
Sweet By and By by Todd Johnson
The Girl Who Chased the Moon: A Novel by Sarah Addison Allen
Splinters: The Cupcake Queen by Heather Hepler
Pinecones: Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
The Lakota Way by Joseph Marshall III
Bonus: Do-Over by Robin Hemley
Splinters: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Pinecones: The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
Bonus: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kampkamba with Bryan Mealor
Splinters: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Pinecones: The Secret World of Walter Anderson by Hester Bass
Spoon: A Novel by Robert Greer
Bonus: Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
Splinters: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvader
Pinecones: The Adventures of Nicodemus Annie by Angela Bates
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Bonus: Seeds: A Memoir by Sasha Vukelja, M.D.
Splinters: Eli the Good by Silas House
Pinecones: Jenny & the Cat Club by Jenny Linsky
Or Notes from the Dog by Gary Paulsen
The Recipe Club: A Tale of Food and Friendship by Andrea Israel & Nancy Garfinkel or Man of the House by Ad Hudler
Bonus: In Pursuit of Other Interests: A Novel by Jim Kokoris
29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life by Cami Walker
Splinters: Outcasts United by Warren St. John
Pinecones: Piper Reed: The Great Gypsy by Kimberly Willis Holt

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Bonus: The Year Before the Flood by Ned Sublette
Yazoo Blues by John Pritchard
Splinters: Homer's Odyssey by Gwen Cooper or A Cat Named Squeeky by Vic Reskovic
Pinecones: Dewey: There's a Cat in My Library by Vicki Myron

The rest of the list will be announced this summer.