Aug 2018 – I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Thanks for coming everyone!  We gathered in my home for the evening to discuss this emotionally riveting book  I am Malala Book by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai. Conversations led to many different strains being that we live in a wonderfully free country in stark contrast to Pakistan where Malala grew up.  Her plight to continue… Continue reading Aug 2018 – I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

July 2018 – Heaven’s Crooked Finger by Hank Early

What a fun night!  We welcomed Hank Early and his wife to our meeting.  Thank you SO MUCH for coming!!!  Thank you Terry and Sonny for hosting!   Included in our group were some of the husbands which made the conversation even more interesting! Heaven’s Crooked Finger brings backwoods religious snake-handling churches with a twist of… Continue reading July 2018 – Heaven’s Crooked Finger by Hank Early

June 2018 – The Hideaway by Lauren K Denton

I’m still high from this meeting girls!!!  What a lovely evening! A HUGE thank you to Alice for hosting and a HUGE thank you to the author Lauren K Denton for join us! What an honor! My My My ….  we explored, giggled, discussed The Hideaway WITH the wonderful author AND multiple other subjects (because… Continue reading June 2018 – The Hideaway by Lauren K Denton

May 2018 – Daren Wang – The Hidden Light of Northern Fires

We were SUPER EXCITED to have author Daren Wang join us for our May meeting of the Birmingham Literary Society.  He drove 2.5 hours over from Atlanta then back again that night – thank you so much!  Merci’ Cathy Duggan for hosting in your incredibly lovely home! Daren’s first book The Hidden Light of Northern… Continue reading May 2018 – Daren Wang – The Hidden Light of Northern Fires

April 2018 – The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

What a lovely find reading this book! The story touched us in many different ways.  We met at Freddy’s Wine Bar – a neighborhood favorite.   A wee bit loud for book club we discovered — but still very enjoyable.  We had a great gathering of gals! In the book, Anthony lovingly finds lost things and… Continue reading April 2018 – The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

March 2018 – Lilac Girls – Martha Hall Kelly

A very interesting meeting indeed.  Remember……what happens in book club STAYS in book club.  However I can give little hints into our conversations ………. without giving away TOO much. Thanks Scarlette (Teka and Jeff) for allowing us to take over your lovely home!  As you can see from the photos below Teka just zones out… Continue reading March 2018 – Lilac Girls – Martha Hall Kelly

Feb 2018 – The Suitcases by Anne Hall Whit

Thank you Terry for hosting! Welcome new member Alice —  happy to have you! Our Feb read completely tugged at your heart strings for 3 little girls thrown into the foster care / orphanage system in the years of the Great Depression after their mother passes away.    This is a true story told by… Continue reading Feb 2018 – The Suitcases by Anne Hall Whit