Category: Being Bookie

Morning Meanderings…. Now THAT is Classic. ;) A Bookies Event

Three days in a row…. could it be?  😉 It feels as though I have just finished a marathon of back to back events… all good stuff.  The Friends Books Sale was a big chunk of time the last few weeks with the volunteer…

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens – Bookie Book Club Review

I recently reviewed the book The Life We Bury.  This post is my book clubs review. I was excited for this review and curious what the Bookies would think about this read by a Minnesota author, centered around a college student, an autistic brother,…

Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates w/ Bookies Book Club Review

Between The World and Me is a series of letters written by author Ta-Nehisi Coates to his 15-year-old son.  The letters consist of racial history and walks us through Coates life from a impoverish child in a hard part of Baltimore to attending Harvard….

Let’s Talk About The Queen

I love this picture.  This is my book club this past Tuesday after we had a great potluck dinner, talked books, and had our Queen event.  We look happy.  We look fun. Even me. Every July for the past hmmmmm… I don’t know how…

Morning Meanderings… I Didn’t Mean To Go ______________________

Good morning. I didn’t mean to go…. what? Away? Awol? Under cover? I don’t know.  I guess I just didn’t mean to go. The past two weeks have been so out of my control that I am just doing what I have to do…

Morning Meanderings… Party Hangover

  Good morning! I am up and recovering from a fun filled amazing Tuesday.  If you read yesterdays post you know I had a meeting regarding moving our Wine and Words event to a larger venue for 2015.  It was a wonderful meeting and…

Morning Meanderings… The Books and Book Club

Good morning and happy happy Sunday!  I am happy to be snug in a blanket this morning with COFFEE CUP close by.  It is cool outside this morning but we have had little snow in Central Minnesota and in most areas of our yard…

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote – Bookies Book Club Review

This past week, 13 of the 16 Bookies gathered together for fun food, conversation, and a close up look at October Classic read, In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.  My full review of the book is here. As I had mentioned in an earlier…

Morning Meanderings… Literally Literary Fumes

I feel as though I have run a literary marathon.  Things, have been quite bookish around here lately, Library conference, Author event, Teen Library meeting, first annual Friends Of The Library retreat and last nights Bookies Book Club.  All this happened within the last…

The Book Exchange.. How It Works And Why It Is Awesome

The book club I am part of (The Bookies) have had a fun exchange that we have taken part in for the past three years.  I recently posted about it here.  It is a lot of fun and a great summer break idea for…

Bookies Queen Event 2014

This past Tuesday July 8th was our annual Queen event for 2014.  It is always a wonderful time of Food, Fun, and Friends, and of course… off with the old Queens head and on with the new… sorry Angie 😉 The evening was gorgeous,…

Morning Meanderings… Preparing To Meet The Queen!

July. I know right?  As of today we are 6 days out from our annual Queen Event for book club.  6 DAYS!!! If you are familiar with our book club “happenings”  every July since… (hmmm…. I should know this) well, for many years, we…