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

American Houswife by Helen Ellis – Feb 2017

We all meandered into the depths of Mountain Brook to the lovely home of Elizabeth K.  A mardi gras theme was to be had being that we are so close to Fat Tuesday! However the ladies of Highland Crescent S were BARE of such mardi gras ornaments due to… various excuses given (I REALLY couldn’t… Continue reading American Houswife by Helen Ellis – Feb 2017

Jan 2017 – Blood Money – Stephen Russell

Author in the house!  We were delighted to have Dr.  Stephen Russell join us for our January meeting.  He is the author of several books with Blood Money being his first published.   A HUGE thanks to the Harbins for hosting our large group!  Any reason to be in your lovely home and I’m there!  … Continue reading Jan 2017 – Blood Money – Stephen Russell

Dec 2016 – The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

I’m smiling as I write this post.   We have come through a year with new friends, and a new book club – I’m excited to go through 2017 with books, conversations, giggles and who knows what else is in store for us!  :::turning cartwheels::::   Book club means you read some you like and… Continue reading Dec 2016 – The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

Nov 2016 – The Ghost at the Table by Suzanne Berne

The one fabulous thing for me about book club (besides reading the book of course) is that you learn about your fellow book club mates.   Enlightening discussions ladies! Firstly — THANK YOU Miriam (and Clay!) for hosting November book club.  Your home is divine. I chose The Ghost at the Table by Suzanne Berne… Continue reading Nov 2016 – The Ghost at the Table by Suzanne Berne

Oct 2016 – The Feathers by Cynthia Lott

I love October, Halloween and all things spoooky (Kimy speaking here).   I chose The Feathers for our October read – for a few reasons.  # 1 being it’s my friend’s book (Cynthia Lott actually has her 2nd book out now – The Irises Go Cynthia!)  AND #2 it’s a supernatural murder mystery set in New… Continue reading Oct 2016 – The Feathers by Cynthia Lott

Sept 2016 – All Over but the Shoutin’ – Rick Bragg

A HUGE thank you to Barbara & Robin Harbin —  and of course to Hershey (the milk chocolate Havanese)  who had the final ‘approval’ for us having book club in his lair.   An incredibly lovely home and setting.  Completely magical. Our book for September was by the award winning Alabama author Rick Bragg –… Continue reading Sept 2016 – All Over but the Shoutin’ – Rick Bragg

Aug 2016 – The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin

Great meeting girls!!!  Thanks again Leslie for hosting! Love the art!  We had a few new members – welcome! We sipped wine (of course!)  -gathered our nibbles then nested in the living room.  Most read the book (great job!).   I always ask who liked the book and who didn’t — for the most part… Continue reading Aug 2016 – The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin