Thursday, April 8, 2010

RE: Book Selections for the next few months

Tracey said she couldn't open the attachment so  I am re-sending and pasting it  into this email
Also I pasted it into our group page on Facebook

Vote on Option 1 or Option 2 for the month of July:

____________Option 1:  Just have regular July meeting at a different time and discuss Ad Hudler's book Man of the House

____________Option 2:  Special Meeting to read and discuss Man of the House with Ad Hudler as guest and have regular book club meeting and read another book also.

 We need to select books to read for:  April, May, June, July and August
Please vote for the books you would like to read in order #1 being the one you would most like to read.

* The rest of the year's books will be announced SUMMER 2010!
__________    The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother, a Daughter, and a Town that Raised Them   
__________    The Lakota Way by Joseph Marshall III
__________    The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
__________     Spoon: A Novel by Robert Greer

__________    Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  __________   ( Option 1 or Option 2)    MAN OF THE HOUSE BY AD HUDLER

August –
__________    Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

__________    Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz

__________    Sweet By and By by Todd Johnson

__________    The Girl Who Chased the Moon: A Novel by Sarah Addison Allen

__________   What Difference Do It Make?    By Ron Hall, Denver Moore, & Lynn Vincent

__________     Do-Over by Robin Hemley

__________    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kampkamba with Bryan Mealor
__________    Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
 __________    The Recipe Club: A Tale of Food and Friendship by Andrea Israel & Nancy Garfinkel

__________     Seeds: A Memoir by Sasha Vukelja, M.D.

__________     In Pursuit of Other Interests: A Novel by Jim Kokoris

__________    29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life by Cami Walker

__________    The Year Before the Flood by Ned Sublette

__________    Yazoo Blues by John Pritchard

2009  Books  We have not read:
January                 The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan
February              Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman
April                      Oscar Season by Mary McNamara
May                         Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story by Carolyn Turgeon 
July                         On the Divinity of Second Chances by Kaya McLaren 
August                     The Leopard's Prey- A Jade Del Cameron Mystery by Suzanne Arruda
October                     The Help by Kathryn Stockett
December                     The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman 

2009 Bonus Book Club Selections We have not read:
 The Forgotten Garden by Kate Moron
Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Secret Keepers by Mindy Friddle
Welcome to the Departure Lounge by Meg Federico 
Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers, and Millionaires who are Saving our Planet by Edward Humes
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's by John Elder Robinson 
Murder at the Arlington by Kathleen Kaska
 The Prayers for Agnes Sparrow
Alphabet Juice: The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Words, Letters, and Combinations
Thereof; Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts,….With Examples of Their Usage Foul and Savory
by Roy Blount, Jr.
Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman
Treasure of the Golden Cheetah by Suzanne Arruda
Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austin Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
 31 Hours by Masha Hamilton
 Serendipity by Louise Shaffer
Note to Self by Andrea Buchanan
Dorothy on the Rocks by Barbara Suter
The Shiniest Jewel by Marian
The Big Skinny by Carol
Elegance of a the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery 
Wife Goes On by Leslie Lehr
Janeology by Karen Harrington 
Driftwood Summer by Patti Callahan Henry
The Cracker Queen: A Memoir of a Jagged, Joyful Life by Lauretta Hannon


Boom! By Tom Brokaw
 If Every Month Were June by Tony Bender
Flying by Eric Kraft 
Woodsburner by John Pipkin
 Final Trumpet by Karl Lenker