Tag: Word Shakers

A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving

Johnny Wheelwright lives in New Hampshire with his mom who “chose to have me and to never explain a word about me or to her mother or to her sister”.  Johnny never knew who his dad was, and his mother seemed to like it…

Finally – The Wordshakers Read – A – Long

It has been a long time since we have had a read-a-long here.  Mainly, 2011 has been extremely busy and I was swept along with it.  But not only that…. Word Shakers needed some revamping that I just had not taken the time to…

Word Shakers On Line Book Club Invites You To Our Next Group Read

Word Shakers is an on-line book club hosted here at Book Journey.  When a group read is announced, anyone who wishes to join in (book bloggers and readers of any type) are encouraged to fill out the form (below) and join the group.  At…

The Last Time I Saw You by Elizabeth Berg

Dorothy Shauman has been waiting for this day for what seems like forever.  Right around the corner is her 40th Class Reunion, the last for her graduating class and there is nothing that is going to stop her from finally (FINALLY) being brave enough…

Word Shakers Read A Long February Pick

It’s has been since last fall that we have a group book discussion through Word Shakers On Line Book Club.  Finally after the business of the holidays and the recovery time, I am ready to dust off this read a long and hope that…

The Wife’s Tale by Lori Lansens (Wordshaker On Line Book Club review)

Mary Gooch’s universe has shrunk to the trail she has worn from her bedroom to the refrigerator.  Disappointment and worry have worn Mary down to not leaving the house, hiding from the world behind food. On the eve of their silver anniversary Jimmy, Mary’s…

Don’t Forget!!!! Wordshakers On Line Book Club Read

Dont forget!  For those of you who are joining in on the current Wordshaker reading of The Wife’s Tale, we are going live with our posts and conversation on October 6th!  It’s not too late to join in.  There will be an authors chat…

Word Shakers Online Book Club Read: September Book Choice

I am exited to announce our next Wordshaker online Book Club choice: The Wife’s Tale by Lori Lansens On the eve of their silver anniversary, Mary Gooch is waiting for her husband, Jimmy — still every inch the handsome star athlete he was in…

Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart (Wordshaker Online Book Club) review)

Welcome to New York City in 1945.  Marjorie Jacobson and her best friend Marty Garrett arrive on scene fresh-faced from Iowa,  young, and ready for the world!   Their mission is to find jobs where they can work together and they want it to be…

Word Shakers : Sept. book Read – Open to Participants

Word shakers on-line book club is back on.  The plan – a book will be announced here every six weeks.  There will be a sign up form if you are interested in taking a part in the discussion that will go along with the…

Word Shakers On Line Book Club December Pick

HI everyone!  With my recent trip and life stuff I am a bit behind on this post.  I want to thank everyone who participated in last months Word Shaker book discussion of The Help by Katherine Stockett.  I had a lot of fun with…

Word Shakers On Line Book Club: Review Of The Help by Katherine Stockett

This is the first book review of the new Word Shakers on line book club.  I am so excited we were able to start with such a wonderful read. The Help by Kathryn Stockett Here are the discussion question as well as comments made…