Feb 2020 – Echoes of the Fall by Hank Early – Author present!

THANK YOU Author Hank Early (and wife Becky) for joining our very rainy evening of Birmingham Literary Society’s meeting.  Thank you Diane Masters for being the most delightful hostess and opening your home to us! There’s a humorous saying going around the internet ‘Roses are wet, violets are wet, everything is wet. Please stop raining.’ … Continue reading Feb 2020 – Echoes of the Fall by Hank Early – Author present!

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

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

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

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