Monday, January 24, 2011

Meeting Jan 26 - Kathy Patrick will SKYPE-in

Reminder our next meeting will be at Stellar Beans on Wed Jan 26 5:30 pm

Book selection is Charles Martin - The Mountain Between Us

Since he cannot do a call-in   Kathy Patrick has agreed to SKYPE and share with us all things Pulpwood Queens  She has even sent a gift to each of you and we have a signed copy of her book "The Pulpwood queens Tiara-Wearing Book Sharing  Guide to Life" as a door prize.
New members I hope you will read her book!  It explains the philosophy behind Pulpwood Queens.

We had a great Girlfriend Weekend and will share pics and stories with you before Kathy skypes-in around 7 pm

Please check out Kathy Patrick's new online book club show at  She previewed the shows at GFW and her first two shows are now posted.  All clicks are counted and very important to selling this as a TV series.

Here's the official book selection list for 2011 thus far:

January Main Selection: My Reading Life by Pat Conroy  
January Bonus Selections: Don't Quit Your Day Job: Acclaimed Authors and the Day
Jobs They Quit Edited by Sonny Brewer

They Came to Nashville by Marshall Chapman
Splinters (Teen/adult crossover): If Holden Caufield Were in my Classroom: Inspiring
Love, Creativity, and Intelligence in Middle School

February Main Selection: I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg
February Bonus Selections: The Miracle of Mercy Land: A Novel by River Jordan
The Perfect Love Song by Patti Callahan Henry
Cheap Cabernet by Cathie Beck

March Main Selection: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland
March Bonus Selections: Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
The Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White
As the sycamore grows by Jennie Helderman

April Main Selection: Shanghai Girls: A Novel by Lisa See
April Bonus Selections: The Inheritance of Beauty by Nicole Seitz
Goodness Gracious Green by Judy Christie

Redefining Beauty by Texas Poet Laureate Karla K. Morton
Mothers & other Liars by Amy Bourret
Splinters (Teen/adult crossover) Mermaid: A Twist on a Classic Tale by Carolyn Turgeon

May Main Selection: 
Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show by Frank Delaney  (This is the one we read for the TV Pilot!)
May Bonus Selections: Royal Blood (A Royal Spyness Mystery) by Rhys Bowen
Mink River: A Novel by Brian Doyle
Larkspur's Cove by Lisa Wingate

June Main Selection: Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress
June Bonus Selections: Gone with a Handsomer Man by Michael Lee West
Woof: Women Only Over Fifty by Diana Black and Mary

Miss Hildreth Wore Brown: Anecdotes of a Southern Belle by
Olivia deBelle Byrd

Splinters (Teen/Crossover): The Rhinestone Sisterhood: A Journey Through Small Town America, One Tiara At A Time by David Valdes Greenwood

July Main Selection: The Killing Storm by Kathryn Casey
July Bonus Selections: Heart of Deception: A Novel by M.L. Malcolm
Murder at the Luther by Kathleen Kaska
Thunder Beach by Michael Lister

August Main Selection: The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin
August Bonus Selections: Paper Children by Marcia Fine
A Cup of Friendship: A Novel by Debbie Rodriguez
Sue Ellen's Daughter Ain't Fat, She Just Weighs Heavy:
The Belle of All Things Southern Dishes on Men, Money, and
Not Losing Your Midlife Mind by Shellie Rushing Tomlinson