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…