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!
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
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
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
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
Our March book is Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali. I can’t remember exactly who told me we must read this for book club — I’m very glad we did. Thanks to who gave me the recommendation! My first thought when I heard the title was I don’t know if really care to… Continue reading Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali
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