Tag: Book Club

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond

Who wouldn’t want to enter a group of people who are all about strengthening their marriage… it sounds so innocent so amazing…  trust me – it’s not.   ~Sheila In The Marriage Pact, Alice and Jack are newly married and receive an unusual gift from…

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris (Bookies Book Club Review) Audiobook review

A Bookies Book Club read and one I was glad I had an opportunity to explore….creepy good.  ~Sheila   Jack and Grace are the couple to envy.  Jack is handsome and attentive, has money, a good job, and charm… every girls dream in a…

Safe From The Sea by Peter Geye (audio book review) Bookies Book Club Read

First up…. I love Peter Geye.  He is genuine and funny and writes a pretty great story as well…  I hope you will indulge me here as I tell you about this one, and I do hope you pick up one of his books…

The To-Hell-And-Back Club by Jill Hannah Anderson

Jill Anderson is a Friend of the Brainerd Public Library, on the Wine and Words committee, and a personal friend of mine…  I can not be more thrilled for her and her first book as well as having the chance now to share it…

The Nest by Cynthia-DAprix-Sweeney (book and audio)

The Nest was read by book club The Bookies in May as well as was the May Books Burgers and Brews choice.  I listened to this on audio…. `Sheila   The Plumb family has their share of dysfunction with a capital “D”.  The adult…

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman narrated by George Newbern (Recommended by Bookies Book Club)

Ove is the kind of man most tend to avoid.  He is 59 years old and retired.  He likes things the way he likes them and that is all.  He is a rule follower.  He doesn’t understand people who just can’t mind their own…

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….

Morning Meanderings…. The Book…. It Is Not About

I drove some of you a little nuts yesterday by talking or I guess, not talking about a book and not telling you what the book I was not talking about was. That was kind of the point. Yesterdays post was not about the…

It’s Not Always About The Book

This past Tuesday we had book club.  It was our annual December potluck, home made gift exchange, and donation to the library’s book in a bag program.  Normally, this is one of my favorite meetings of the year as I do love the little…

Morning Meanderings…. A Two Person Book Club

It’s raining here in central Minnesota.  I have the back door to the deck open so I can listen to it.  It is almost soothing and makes me think that this is good reading weather. My Mom’s sister, my Aunt and I have become…

Bookies Review, Food, and Getting Into Character With Gone With The Wind

There is a reason our book club has a wait list. We.. are a ton of fun. We always enjoy taking our reads to the next level through excellent discussion not only on book, but author as well, often food to go with what…