Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Book List 2015

January 5         Voyage of the Narwhal         by Andrea Barrett
February 2       Crossing to Safety                by Wallace Stegner
March 7           The Song of Achilles            by Madeline Miller
April 6             Poetry month
May 4              The Interestings                     by Meg Wolitzer
June 1              The Secret Keeper                 by Kate Morton
July 6               Rasputin's Daughter              by Robert Alexander
August 3          The Blind Assassin                by Margaret Attwood
September 14   God's Hotel                           by Victoria Sweet
October 5         Half of a Yellow Sun             by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi
November 2     The Invention of Wings         by Sue Monk Kidd
December 7      The Electric Michelangelo    by Sarah Hall
January 4          The Bone Clocks                   by David Mitchell

Monday, January 5, 2015

Book Lists, Suggestions, Notes etc

Happy New Year Everyone,

And a happy New Year it is. I am very much looking forward to hearing all of your thoughts over the coming months on the books that we are going to be reading. I do think that this months book will be one of my favorites of the year. Perhaps we should vote for the favorite read at the end of the year ? Whats not to love about Narwhals and Arctic Exploration! Please feel free to comment, add suggestions for book or good reviews out there.

Let 2015 be the best reading year yet,

Book List 2015

Book List 2015

January 5 - Voyage of the Narwhal by Andrea Barrett

February 2 - Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

March 2n- The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

April 6 - Poetry Month

May 4 - The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

June  1 - The Secret Keeper b KAte Morton

July 6 - Rasputin’s Daughter by Robert Alexander

August 3 - Blind Assassin by Margret Attwood

September 14 - God's Hotel by Victoria Sweet

October 5 - Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi

November 2 - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

December 7 - The Electric Michelangelo by Sarah Hall

Please let me know if you would like to lead a month or if you have any suggestions for future books ... Happy reading

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

What have you been reading this month ?

This is what we have been reading this month, please feel free to add or comment below.

Book of Ages by Jill Lepore
Secret History by Donna Tartt
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Transatlantic by Colum McCann
Signature of all things by Elizabeth Gilbert
The circle by Dave Eggers
Hard Boiled wonderland and the end of the world by  HarukiMurakami
The Selection by Kiera Cass
The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver
The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Seeds of Hope by Jane Godall
City of thieves by David Benioff
Reginald Hill

Laurie Colwin: Passion and Affect

Monday, March 10, 2014

Hi everyone,

I feel like this year has gotten off to a bumpy start, what with snow days and cancelations for boro meetings and just general running around for the libraries 100th anniversary. just a quick reminder that we will be meeting tonight to talk about Travels with my Aunt, and possibly the next book if you all have read it.

Looking forward to seeing you tonight at 7pm

Happy reading,


Book Titles for 2014

March: the Imperfectionists by Tom Rachmaninov
April: poetry month, Please bring your favorite poem, collection poet to share : with Carol  
May: when women were birds by terry tempest Williams : with lori Saporito  
June: my secret history by donna Tartt : with Connie mcindoe 
July: the lighthouse between oceans by m l Stedman  
August: the stone diaries by carol shields 
September: the sense of an ending by Julian Barnes : with Liza morehouse 
October: pope Joan by donna Woolfolk cross. 
November:the devil in the white city by Eric Larson 
December: the children's blizzard by David Laskin