Dec 2017 – Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

Happy Holidays everyone!  We gathered at my home for our merry year end party of sorts! Our end of year book is usually a festive pick and this one hit the mark.   Festive, light and Christmasy all rolled into one.  Jenny Colgan is know for her ‘chick-lit’ genre.   Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe is actually… Continue reading Dec 2017 – Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

Oct 2017 – The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy

One of the most famous unsolved murders in the US – The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy brings to mind the 1940’s/50s film noir feeling.  James Ellroys fictional account of what could have happened to the want – to – be starlette Elizabeth Short feels seedy as we explore the underbelly of the City of… Continue reading Oct 2017 – The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy

Sept 2017 – The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray

We gathered at Ginger’s lovely ‘new’ home!  Thanks for hosting Ginger! We needed to break it in properly! Our Sept read was The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray. Summary by Good Reads: In his ambitious and fiercely inventive new novel, The Lost Time Accidents, John Wray takes us from turn-of-the-century Viennese salons buzzing with rumors… Continue reading Sept 2017 – The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray

Aug 2017 – Georgia by Dawn Tripp

The laughter…the conversations….and the SINGING…. yes we burst into song several times.  You had to be there to understand.  Exactly.  For those who were not able to attend you missed one heck of a night! Our book for the month of August was Georgia by Dawn Tripp.  For author bio click HERE  I’ve read and… Continue reading Aug 2017 – Georgia by Dawn Tripp

July 2017 – Where’d You Go Bernadette? – Maria Semple

Fun meeting everyone!  For the very few (everyone actually) who got kissed (licked) by Pip the wonder scottie – she sends hugs and kisses (licks)! Seriously, the girls love company as you can tell! Thanks to everyone who came out for our July meeting of the Birmingham Literary Society! We all agreed the book was… Continue reading July 2017 – Where’d You Go Bernadette? – Maria Semple

June 2017 – SNOBS by Julian Fellowes

Thanks Terry for hosting June’s meeting!  We read SNOBS by Julian Fellowes.   You may think ‘I know that name… Julian Fellowes…” Yes you do!  He is the same who created Downton Abbey and Gosford Park the movie. Quite an interesting fellow – Jullian Fellowes.  Born in Cairo Egypt with a Canadian father and a… Continue reading June 2017 – SNOBS by Julian Fellowes