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Teaser Tuesday 2/16 Brava, Valentine

Great teaser for today!!

 

The most magical thing happened on the morning of my grandmother's wedding in Tuscany. It snowed.

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Take the Survey -- 2009 Favorite Discussible Book!

What's your group's favorite discussible book of 2009? Every year, we take a survey to find out -- maybe the one that ignited some differences of opinion and made your group think outside the box.

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Brava, Valentine is Released and A Giveaway!

Well, Brava, Valentine has been released! yea! One great reading group pick for Adriana Trigiani, again!

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Teaser Tuesday 2/9 Daughters of the Witching Hill

Witching hillMy teaser today is from Daughters of the Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt (April 2010).

 

 

 

 

 

"We came into our powers, and they grew and grew till folk could not ignore the glimmer in Liza's wayward eyes, t

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Violence, Pain, Suffering -- Necessary in Meaningful Books?

Books speak the truth and truth can sometimes be awful, terrifying, violent. We, as readers, come to the "table" willingly to grow and learn in the painful truth of books. When does it get too much?

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Robert's Reflections: Movies for Reading Groups Part II

Robert Segedy (previous post of books into movies, in general) has another idea to a book-to-movie discussion for reading groups.

"So what books/films do I consider enticing enough to venture that a book club may be persuaded to do a compare and contrast?  Here is one selection that I can easily endorse for both their literary value but also for their success in meeting some of the standards that I have ex

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Winners in Very Valentine Giveaway

Winners in Very Valentine Giveaway! Thanks so much for entering.

Very ValentineDenise, Joyce, Suzanne, Anne, and Kelly.

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Booking Through Thurday: Snowy Day Read

Booking Through Thursday The question today!

"The northern hemisphere, at least, is socked in by winter right now… So, on a cold, wintry day, when you want nothing more than to curl up with a good book on the couch … what kind of reading do you want to do?"

After I helped my husband shoveled the driveway (ha!), I'll make myself some te

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Waiting on Wednesday -- Solar by Ian McEwan

Waiting on Wednesday"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

I'm jazzed about Solar by Ian McEwan (March 30, 2010).

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