Sunday, November 6, 2011

Coffins of Little Hope...for Halloween?

When The Coffins of Little Hope by  Timothy Schaffert was selected for our October PQ meeting, I think we all expected a spooky Halloween tale.  Instead we were surprised by a tale that spans decades of an obituary writer for a small town newspaper.  An engrossing story that  shows we never leave the past behind, it always comes with us to resolution.

And we were fortunate to have the author do a video chat  and share how the story took on a life of its own as he took this idea of small town newspaper which also quietly prints bestseller to make ends meet.

And we were also treated to "coffins" labeled  Miserre and Desirree  by Queen Tracey and specialty cupcakes! Thank you Queen Tracey.






don't you love the picture of author Timothy Schaffert on the TV screen with the small inset of the SWLA PQ's in the corner?  Video Chats with the author add so much to our discussion.  Many thanks to Timothy and all the authors who have shared with us!

Secret Fans for our PQ's

Sorry to be  late in posting, just lots going on lately...like everyone else!

Our September meeting was to discuss the book Snow Flower and The Secret Fan by Lisa See .  A wonderful book about an old Chinese custom involving selection of best friends call "The Sames" and how they used fans to write to each other.  They wrote about every day life which included the custom of foot binding.  Which was very upsetting to our present day thinking.To emphasize the importance of communication between friends, we each made our own secret fans with words of wisdom written upon them to our royal sisters.

We are also honored to have Louisiana author Christa Allan   visit and discuss her book The Edge of Grace, although not a memoir as such, there were lots of personal events portrayed in the book and she graciously shared her story behind the story she had written.

Wonderful meeting!  Love our Royal Sisters!





Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Christa Allan visits PQ's Sept Meeting

Do you have a Secret Fan?  The Sames?  Well we made our own secret fans for our book club members who attended the September meeting as we discussed Lisa See's book Snow Flower and the Secret Fan.  Wonderful discussion on the difference in our cultures.  Of course, foot-binding was hard to accept and Queen Val found pictures on the internet and shared with us.  To us, it was amazing that such a practice every came into being!
However, the value of true friendship and the sharing of that friendship was strong in the book and in our lives our friendships are valued.

Author Christa Allan  http://christaallan.com/ was in town from Abita Springs, LA and stopped in for a wonderful visit and talked about her latest book The Edge of Grace.  The story is about a sister and brother, their relationship and how coming out of the closet affects that relationship. A story moral values and re-assessing what that means.  Although not a memoir, much of the storyline is based on Christa personal experiences.  At our PQ meeting, Christa shared many of her personal experiences that influenced this book.

Our next meeting will be October 26.  The  book is The Coffins of Little Hope by Timothy Schaffert.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Kathryn Casey - Author Visit

We had a great visit with one of our favorite authors this evening.  Kathryn Casey traveled across the Sabine River to meet with us and what wonderful stories she shared.  Of course, her main topic was her latest Sarah Armstrong mystery, The Killing Storm.  Crafted around a threatening hurricane in Houston, time is running out to find the abducted child Joey.  Racing against the wind, Sarah plunges into life threatening waters.

Kathryn totally described the essence of hurricane intensity and fearful preparations, as we who have lived through recent hurricanes in Louisiana could attest.

Sharing her life with us as a magazine journalist she had stories of many of the celebrities she had interviewed including many first ladies.  True crime and investigative reporting seems to have a way of finding her, people send her information on cases she might find of interest.  And if you really want to know what's happening with the perpetrators, check her website for updates on paroles.www.kathryncasey.com

Thank you Kathryn for a wonderful evening and we look forward to reading you new works as well of some of your new releases of former magazine articles and short stories on eBooks.






Thursday, June 23, 2011

News and Notes

Thanks to all you wonderful queens for volunteering for Boogie for Books! And especially to those wonderful guys who came to help out also.

Did you see the picture of Beverly and Jim in Jambalaya?   If not here's another shot at it:



July Meeting  Wed July 27  M L MALCOLM'S visit -  Planning Committee headed up by Queen Tracey, other members Beverly Martin, Marilyn Bonnette, Phyllis Stine and Keri Doise  
   Presently there will be a day event at Central Library, our meeting Wed evening and perhaps a writers group meeting that Bev Martin is arranging

August Meeting Wed AUG 24 (DATE IS CHANGED FROM REGULAR SCHEDULE)   KATHRYN CASEY'S VISIT   Planning Committee headed up by Queen Allison, members are Beverly M., Laurie, Barbara and Marilyn  Bonnette

Also Lake Charles American Press talks about summer reading and books clubs, mentioning our PQ club in particular...click here to take a look
American Press and PQ Book Club  edited article is pasted below:

With summer comes longer days and a time when many people take vacations. To stay mentally stimulated or just for pleasure, some people fill their vacation time reading books.
Lake Charles offers both members-only and public book clubs for its residents. The clubs typically meet once a month to discuss a broad variety of books.
A few of the clubs provided their reading lists from the past year and for the summer:

Southwest Louisiana Pulpwood Queens

This book club is part of the Beauty and the Book national club. The club’s 25 members wear tiaras to the once-monthly meetings at Stellar Beans coffee shop. The book recommendations are selected by the national club, and the members decide which books to discuss, said Kay Huck, who founded the local club after Hurricane Rita.
These are the June and July book recommendations:
“Georgia Bottoms” by Mark Childress.
“The Rhinestone Sisterhood: A Journey Through Small-Town America, One Tiara at a Time” by David Valdes Greenwood.
“The Killing Storm” by Kathryn Casey.
“Heart of Deception” by M.L. Macolm.
“Gone with a Handsome Man” by Michael Lee West.
“WOOF: Women Only Over Fifty” by Mary Cunningham, Diana Black and Melinda Richarz Bailey.
“Miss Hildreth Wore Brown: Anecdotes of a Southern Belle” by Olivia daBelle Byrd.
“Murder at the Luther” by Kathleen Kaska.
“Thunder Beach” by Michael Lister.
The Pulpwood Queens’ children’s picks are:
“Interrupting Chicken” by David Ezra Stein.
“A Sick Day for Amos McGee” by Philip Christian Stead.





June Meeting


I am looking forward to seeing you at our meeting next week, June 29th.

I'm sorry that Mark Childress won't be able to call in to entertain us with his stories.  He was delightful when we met him at GFW in January.

Many thanks to Tracey and Committee for planning ML Malcolm's visit, sounds great.  

Allison and committee will be planning Kathryn Casey's Visit in August.

Hope you all are enjoying your summer and reading a ton of good books!



Speaking of GFW, got an email from Kathy Patrick describing some of the events and have copied the main parts for you:


Dear Pulpwood Queens,
...Here is the price list for members:
$250 for Pulpwood Queen Package to all events including Thursday night Author Dinner, Friday and Saturday all day panels, Friday night PRETTY IN PINK PROM PARTY, GREAT BIG BALL OF HAIR CIRCUS themed BALL, Saturday KEYNOTE AUTHOR luncheon, plus Official t-shirt, V.I.P wrist band and free books and galleys from the publishers.
All tickets are non-refundable but can roll over to next year or exchange with another person in group.

Friday Night, come PRETTY IN PINK for costumed PROM PARTY.  Saturday Night CIRCUS theme for Hair Ball plus table competition. 


... 
We also are offering a MEMOIR WORKSHOP with author, Texas Observor columnist/Editor of LONNY Magazine in New York, Robert Leleux that is going to be exceptional.  $150 for members and includes a signed copy of his NEW book, "The Living End" and lncheon that day.  Robert will be our Keynote Speaker Friday morning and our January Book Club Selection so this is a real treat that he can do this for us the Wednesday before we begin the event on Thursday night.
I am working on lining up all the authors but confirmed so far are:
Kathy L. Patrick
Robert Leleux
Michael Morris,
Ad Hudler
Shellie Rushing Tomlinson
River Jordan
Wade Rouse
Man Martin
Caroline Leavitt
Rebecca Rasmussen
Katie Crouch
Kathleen Kaska
M.L. Malcolm
Kathryn Casey
Jamie Ford
Karen Harrington
Robert Hicks
Bill Torgenson
Marcia Fine
Melanie Benjamin
Neil White
and many more in the works 



Monday, May 30, 2011

We won a free book! Summer book club campaign with The American Heiress!

If you are interested in a free ebook, just follow the directions outlines below.  I don't know anything about the book or the author, just that our book club won the opportunity to discuss the book

It's not a PQ selection but it sounds interesting

Let me know if you download it or listen to it





From: Samantha.Beerman@macmillan.com
To: Samantha.Beerman@macmillan.com
Subject: Summer book club campaign with The American Heiress!
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 17:39:01 +0000


Dear Reading Group Members:

On behalf of Macmillan Audio and Reading Group Choices, I am delighted to let you know that your book club has been selected to participate in The American Heiress summer audiobook campaign. You and your fellow group members will each receive the full audiobook program (before its 6/21 on sale date!) of Daisy Goodwin's highly anticipated debut to discuss at your June meetings—just in time for "June is Audiobook Month."

This email includes a link to download the full audiobook edition of The American Heiress, along with directions for both PC and Mac users. Please note that the content of this audiobook is protected by copyright laws of the U.S. and foreign countries.  It is intended for your individual use only. Copying, redistribution, broadcasting, editing, or alteration inconsistent with copyright laws is prohibited.

We have a limited quantity of physical audiobooks available. If someone in your group needs a physical copy, please email me. We will fulfill these requests on a first come first serve basis while supplies last.  If you have any questions regarding the digital download or the book club campaign in general, please let me know. Thank you again for your participation, and I hope you enjoy listening!




For PC users:

1. Click on the link above.
2. On the YouSendIt page, click on the green "Download" button.
3. A dialog box may open and ask you if you want to "Save" or "Open" the file you are about to download. Choose "Open". The file is 884 MB and should take about an hour to download (depending on your internet connection).
4. After the download is completed, a new window will open. Click on "Extract All Files" under "Folder Tasks" (left-hand side of window).
5. A program called "File Wizard" will open. Follow the steps.
6. Open iTunes on your computer.
7. Drag the folder labeled "TheAmericanHeiress" into your iTunes music library.
8. From iTunes you can listen to the program, transfer the program to your
MP3 player, or burn the program to a CD. For more information on iTunes, visit http://www.itunes.com.

For Apple users:

1. Click on the link above.
2. On the YouSendIt page, click on the green "Download" button.
3. A dialog box will open asking you if you would like to save the file.
Click "Save File".
4. Find the file called "TheAmericanHeiress.zip", which will be located wherever files downloaded to your computer are kept. More than likely, this is your desktop.
5. Double-click the .zip file to begin extracting the files.
6. Open iTunes
7. Drag the folder "TheAmericanHeiress" into your iTunes music library.
8. From iTunes you can listen to the program, transfer the program to your
MP3 player, or burn the program to a CD. For more information on iTunes, visit http://www.itunes.com.


Warm regards,

Samantha


Samantha Beerman
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Macmillan Audio | Macmillan Young Listeners
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Hillene and Val's Mom

Hey Queens!

Wonderful news Hillene will be moving back and she will be able to wear her tiara and join us again!  We are eager to see you Hillene!


Also, for those of you who live in south Lake Charles, Val's mom will need a ride home after the meeting Wed.  She lives in the Lake St/McNeese St area.  If you can help, please contact Val.  I told her I would if no one is available

Thanks!

Kay



I just spoke with Linda Todd. Her sister Hillene will be moving back to the Lake Charles area once her daughter can find a job here. They will be moving into a house down off Sallier St. She wanted all the Pulpwood Queens to know. She said, "Tell them I'll be back to hassle them."
Kay will you please send this out to the group?
Thanks,
bev martin

May Meeting and Boogie for Books


Queens,

Hope you have been reading, cause our meeting is only 10 days away, a week from Wed.  My eye surgery went well, I am beginning to read some (obviously if I'm sending email)  Don't know if I can finish the book so I will be relying on y'all for discussion with David Greenwood for his SKYPE interview.

You should have received an email from  Val for food orders if you haven't you can contact her at:  valeriesm@aol.com or 337-302-1978

Laurie: will you forward this to Jenny Wallace so she can see that food is ordered for any queens that are coming and wish to eat.  Thanks.


Time to BOOGIE FOR BOOKS - Sat May 21   :  We will be in the Literacy Council Tent.  Each volunteer will receive a T-shirt   We will also wear our tiaras and our PQ name badges.  We will be helping with face painting, ticket sales, info on Literacy and book swap, and maybe other things.  If you have books you want to swap out, bring them.


2-5 pm   Barbara Granger, Keri Doise, Marilyn Bonnette

4-7 pm   Lea Durio, Gene and Kay Huck

6-9 pm   Beverly and Jim Martin,  Allison and Chris Kuhn, Melissa Bender


May Meeting - Wed May 25 - The Rhinestone Sisterhood by David Valdes Greenwood.   Former festival queen Jenny Wallace  (Queen Laurie's boss)   will be our special guest and hopefully other queens, such as our own Queen Phyllis Hughes and her granddaughter      Queen Allison volunteered to generate a press release  for "Festival Queens meet Pulpwood Queens"   Queen Erin will be our discussion leader.
  
June Meeting Wed June 29 -  Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress (he will be out of the country and unable to call-in)   He will answer by email any questions you might have - so write them down as your read his book!

July Meeting  Wed July 27  M L MALCOLM'S visit -  Planning Committee headed up by Queen Tracey, other members Beverly Martin, Marilyn Bonnette, Phyllis Stine and Keri Doise  
   Presently there will be a day event at Central Library, our meeting Wed evening and perhaps a writers group meeting that Bev Martin is arranging

August Meeting Wed AUG 24 (DATE IS CHANGED FROM REGULAR SCHEDULE)   KATHRYN CASEY'S VISIT   Planning Committee headed up by Queen Allison, members are Beverly M., Laurie, Barbara and Marilyn  Bonnette


If you have any ideas regarding these author visits please contact myself or the committee Queen!


  Remember you can purchase other items through Amazon.com besides books!  You might consider ordering extras of Kathryn's and M L's books for gifts, in fact, when I asked they prefer that you purchase books in advance so they don't have to deal with sales.

We met our goal - Amazon commissions are $101.63!!!  Erin bring your raffle ticket to the meeting and I'll give you a check.



Fwd: NPR.org - Mysterious Leprosy Cases Linked To Armadillos

Interesting story from NPR on Leprosy.
-Erin


erin.green@gmail.com thought you would be interested in this story: Mysterious Leprosy Cases Linked To Armadillos
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/04/28/135740951/mysterious-leprosy-cases-linked-to-armadillos?sc=emaf

RE: April Meeting Notes

Had email's from ML and Kathryn and they both wanted us to purchase books ahead so we can discuss.  They will bring a few books for other guests to purchase if they haven't already but have found it works best if we purchase in advance.

And they truly appreciated our kind consideration. 


April Meeting Notes

Good Morning Queens!

We had a great meeting Wed evening at Stellar Beans - Thanks Queen Val for your hospitality and delicious food!  A royal welcome to new member Queen Melissa Bender.  Her email is:  melissakapp@hotmail.com


Author Neil White's call-in was insightful and honestly reflective of his life.  I was touched by his story of hope and redemption.  We also met his lovely wife Debbie.  And we may have a member as a relative!  Allison WHITE Kuhn -  whose grandfather worked at the hospital in Carrville.  And Allison who grew up in the area never knew there was a leporsarium there.

It was agreed to use our Amazon.com money (we have $93.97 and the $6.03  will be there shortly)  to purchase a raffle ticket for the Abrazandos Christos Mission.  The mission trip sells the raffle tickets for $100 each.  The first prize is $5000 - now wouldn't that be a wonderful donation to the Mission!  Queens Laurie and Erin are going on the mission this year!! We are so proud of the work that you all are doing and grateful to be a small supportive part of it.  We will purchase the ticket from Erin, as each mission participant is responsible for selling the tickets.

Lots of stuff coming up this summer and thanks to all of you who so graciously help --- you are what makes this is dynamic and vibrant book club!

BOOGIE FOR BOOKS - Sat May 21   These queens signed up to help, you can still sign up just let me know:  We will be in the Literacy Council Tent.  Each volunteer will receive a T-shirt (so I will need sizes).  We will also wear our tiaras and our PQ name badges


2-5 pm   Barbara Granger, Keri Doise, Marilyn Bonnette

4-7 pm   Linda Breaux, Lea Durio, Gene and Kay Huck

6-9 pm   Beverly Martin,  Allison and Chris Kuhn, Melissa Bender


May Meeting - Wed May 25 - The Rhinestone Sisterhood by David Valdes Greenwood.   Former festival queen Jenny Wallace  (Queen Laurie's boss)   will be our special guest and hopefully other queens, such as our own Queen Phyllis Hughes and her granddaughter      Queen Allison volunteered to generate a press release  for "Festival Queens meet Pulpwood Queens"   Queen Erin will be our discussion leader.
  
June Meeting Wed June 29 -  Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress (he will be out of the country and unable to call-in)   He will answer by email any questions you might have - so write them down as your read his book!

July Meeting  Wed July 27  M L MALCOLM'S visit -  Planning Committee headed up by Queen Tracey, other members Beverly Martin, Marilyn Bonnette, Phyllis Stine and Keri Doise  
   Presently there will be a day event at Central Library, our meeting Wed evening and perhaps a writers group meeting that Bev Martin is arranging

August Meeting Wed AUG 24 (DATE IS CHANGED FROM REGULAR SCHEDULE)   KATHRYN CASEY'S VISIT   Planning Committee headed up by Queen Allison, members are Beverly M., Laurie, Barbara and Marilyn  Bonnette


If you have any ideas regarding these author visits please contact myself or the committee Queen!


Guess that about wraps it up...whew for a book club you sure are a busy bunch of Queen Bee's!!!  Remember you can purchase other items through Amazon.com besides books!  You might consider ordering extras of Kathryn's and M L's books for gifts!

Love you all

Queen Kay




Wed Meeting


Hi Queens, 


Hope you had a wonderful Easter.  We enjoyed being with family and hiding Easter eggs.  Nice relaxed day and blessed with wonderful church services.

Looking forward to seeing y'all Wed evening at Stellar Beans, 5:30 pm. Please contact Val if you still need your food ordered.

Neil White is scheduled to skype about 7 pm.  Have your questions ready!

Does anyone want to volunteer to be discussion leader?  Let me know, first one I hear from will be it.

Check your calendars for Sat May 21 for Boogie for Books sponsored by the Literacy Council.  They suggested helping with the story-telling tent, reading books to young children or even as ticket takers and various helpers.  I believe the event is from 3 pm to 10 pm  

Those of you who have paid your $10 activity fee will have your names on the bookplates.  If you haven't paid and want the bookplates, let me know and I can include you and you can pay Wed evening.  I'll be sending them off to David Greenwood for The Rhinestone Sisterhood this week.

Queen Tracey has agreed to chair the committee to plan M L Malcolm's visit in July.  Also working with her are Queens Keri, Phyllis Stine, Beverly Martin and Marilyn Bonnette.  Thank you!  We will be looking for some kind of theme for the visit.

Also, will need a committee to plan Kathryn Casey's visit in August.

See you Wed

Love you
Kay






Friday, May 13, 2011

May Meeting

David Valdes Greenwood, author of The Rhinestone Sisterhood, is eagerly looking forward to our May meeting when he will join us via SKYPE..  Maybe even connecting with some of the queens he met while researching his book.

Former festival queens have been invited to join us.  I hope we will have several who will give us the inside scoop on what is really means to be a festival queen in Louisiana.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

April Meeting

April Meeting we will be chatting with author Neil White about his book In the Sanctuary of Outcasts.  Were you familiar with this part of Louisiana history before his book?  I know I wasn't.

weclome to PQ's

Hi Rose,

A royal welcome to our newest member Rose Gray! 

Our meetings are generally the last Wed of the month at 5:30 at Stellar Beans in downtown Lake Charles.  Val will send an email about a week prior to the meeting for you to respond with your meal order if you will be attending.

Our activity fee is $10 per active member.

Our book selections for the upcoming months are:

April 27 -  In the Sanctuary of outcasts by neil White

May 23 - The Rhinestone Sisterhood by  david Valdes Greenwood

june 29 - Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress

July 27 - Heart of Deception by M L Malcolm

Aug 24 The Killing Storm by Kathryn Casey

We enjoy our  reading, discussing and having fun together, especially Girlfriend Weekend.  I understand you will be joining us for that adventure aslo!  Great, need to put on your creative hat for Circus ideas !!


Sunday, April 10, 2011

Malcolm confirmed for July 27

Hey Queens,

Just got a confirmation from M.L. Malcolm, M L's Website , that she will visit for our July 27th Meeting!!  Can't wait!
We've got a great summer of reading ahead of us.

Blessings,




Saturday, April 9, 2011

Kathryn Casey update - date confirmed 8/24

Kathryn Casey's Website

Talked with Kathryn Casey today and she can come  Aug 24.  She wants to do something at the library and then meet with us in the evening.  or pack as many things /signings as possible in an overnight trip.

This means we will meet a week earlier than our regular meeting.

Haven't heard back from ML yet



March Meeting Notes


Just putting down a few things from our last meeting

1.  Cathie Beck's wine was wonderful and yes I did give Gene that last little sip to empty the bottle (saved the label for our scrapbook too) Cathie Beck's Website

2.  I have invited both M L Malcolm and Kathryn Casey to visit in July/August as determined by their calendars and haven't gotten dates yet.  ML definitely wants to come however she is moving from California to Washington DC in mid-June.  Kathryn is looking at her calendar also.M L Malcolm's website      Kathryn Casey's website

3.  I have tried to contact by email the Literacy Council about volunteering to help with Boogie for Books on Sat May 21 from 3 pm to 10 pm.  No response yet.  ALLISON, COULD YOU TALK WITH TOMMEKA PLEASE?

Literacy Council


4.  APRIL 27 - Neil White author of In the Sanctuary of Outcasts will SKYPE  Neil White's Website

5.  May 25  - David Valdes Greenwood , author of The Rhinestone Sisterhood, will SKYPE,  Also may have some Festival Queens as guests.David Greenwood's Website

6  June  29 Mark Childress, author of Georgia Bottoms, our June selection will be out of the country and unable to SKYPE or call-in.  Will answer any written questions by email in advance though and sign bookplates.  Mark Childress's Website

7.  July/Aug meeting dates may change depending on calendars of Kathryn Casey and M L Malcolm

8.  April 11  Val will be hosting the mountain music of Scenic Roots from 11:30 to 1 pm ,  I plan on going to hear them, how about you?  Stellar Beans Home Page

9.  Our Amazon.com purchases commissions is at $91 , maybe we'll make $100 for this year! Remember you can order other things besides books by clicking on our Amazon banner on our website

Anything I've forgotten?  Let me know!

Happy Reading!






Monday, March 28, 2011

PQ of SWLA and Frank Delaney on Beauty and the Book Show!

: Save 29% at Amazon.com on "Heart of Deception: A Novel" by M.l. Malcolm

Glad to see they are promoting ML's latest!  It's great!




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GFW Registration for Jan 2012

Kathy has begun accepting reservations for GFW Jan Jan 15-18, 2012.  It isn't setup online yet but you can call her individually if you want to put it on your credit card or if you want to give me a check I can send them in at the same time.  Very important to keep copies of your receipts.  Kathy has a hired a new person part time to help with the registration process so be certain you keep confirmation of your payment!

This year the total package with will include the Authors Dinner and Sat Luncheon  is $350. 

Please let me know if you are planning to attend!   We did go ahead and reserve our rooms from last year so if more want to attend this year will need to make room reservations also.

Laurie, remember your registration will roll over to 2012 weekend.

Those who said they were interested in attending so far are:

Kay
Laurie
Beverly M
Beverly H
Candy
Grace
Chris 
Linda B

If you won't be able to make it let us know that also!
Thanks

Remember the Theme is CIRCUS!






  • Kathy Louise Patrick You can sign up NOW, it's 903-665-7520, $250 for all events or $350 for all members including meals. Will sell packages first then if there are tickets left, at the door.
    2 hours ago · 

  • Kay Huck ‎"$250 for all events or $350 for all members including meals."
    2 hours ago · 

  • Kay Huck So we send $350 that will cover all events plus the author dinners?
    2 hours ago · 

  • Kathy Louise Patrick No, Kay $250 for members for all events including Author Dinner and Saturday Luncheon, $350 if not at Pulpwood Queen Book Club Member. So $250 for you book club members each!
    a few seconds ago · 






Interview with Frank Delaney

Queens!!

Our interview with Frank Delaney posted today!!  You can view it by clicking here:


Please leave comments as readership and clicks count when selling a show or book!!

See you next week at our meeting:

5:30 -8 pm  Stellar Beans
Discussion Leader:  Queen Lea Durio
SKYPE with author Cathie Beck of Cheap Cabernet

Next books:
April:  The Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White
May:  The Rhinestone Sisterhood by David Vales Greenwood