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

Oct 2018 – See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

October we try to have a more macabre theme for our book selection.  I think we completely came up with that with Sarah Schmidt’s first novel See What I Have Done which tries to fill in the cracks of the Lizzie Borden murders.   We’ve all pretty much heard of Lizzie Borden I would assume.   Maybe… Continue reading Oct 2018 – See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

Sept 2018 – Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

What a book!  The remarkable journey of Pino Lella during WWII was fascinating.  We don’t usually think of Italy and WWII of course they are linked but not many stories that I’ve seen come from the path of people as Pino Lella.   This is based on a true story that Mark Sullivan penned. For author… Continue reading Sept 2018 – Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

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

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

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