Dec 2018 -First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen

Thank you Terry for hosting our end of year meeting!  Another year, 12 books under our belt and a white elephant gift swap makes for a great meeting. Terry your tree is lovely ! First Frost was our December book by Sarah Addison Allen.  For author bio click HERE  I found an interesting video of… Continue reading Dec 2018 -First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen

Nov 2018 – Courting Disaster by Julie Edelson

**Make sure you follow our book club gals so that you don’t miss a book!  Thank you Debbie for hosting our Nov meeting!  Always a treat to be at your lovely home! And to see Michael and Max the wonder weenie dog!!! Our November book was Courting Disaster by Julie Edelson.  For author bio click… Continue reading Nov 2018 – Courting Disaster by Julie Edelson

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

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

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

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