Month: April 2008

The Next Thing On My List

This book was a fun read. I found this as a book club selection and it was everything I had hoped for. The storyline is that of June, who befriends a woman who needs a ride home from a meeting. While driving, June is…

The Boleyn Inheritance

Another read by Phillippa Gregory. This book was a bit harder to get into at the start. Gregory writes the book from three women’s point of view: Jane Boleyn, Katherine Howard, and Anne Cleys. Each chapter is from one of these women’s perspective. At…

The Other Boleyn Girl – MOVIE REVIEW

One of the things the Bookies like to do is see the movie of a book that we have read.  This puts a little extra zip into our group when we get to the occasional outing.  On Thursday five of us were able to…

So You Want To Start A Book Club

I get that a lot.  People seem to be in awe of the fact that not only have I been in this book club for 7  13 years… but the fact that it continues to grow and remain interesting.  I get a lot of…

The Year Of Fog by Michelle Richmond

This was our book club book for our May read.  This is one of the top ten books that book clubs are currently reading and I was excited to see it picked as I was already reading it. They compare this author to Jodi…

The Other Boleyn Girl by Phillipa Gregory

With three weeks to read this 735 page book as nominated by my book club, we joked about narrowing down the task of reading this book:  21 pages per day, .8 pages per hour…. The truth is … once I sat down and started…