January 26, 2018

Books & Dates First Half 2018

#50 – Group Series 4

v2 1/29/18 with corrected March and June dates
v3 6/15/18 with book/location changes for June, July & August


Book #1
February 22, 2018 (4 weeks) – Ann A
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste --> The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
Publication Date: 2014
Length: 384 pages, 11 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Mary
Known availability: Sharon?
Other Business:

Book #2
March 5, 2018 --> March 29, 2018 (5 weeks) – Mary
Beartown by Fredrick Backman
Publication Date: 5/17
Length: 689 pages, 13 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Alanna
Known availability: Sharon?
Other Business:

April 12, 2018 (2 weeks) –
Let's skip or or do social-only? Our books are a little too long for two weeks ...

Book #3
May 10, 2018 (6 weeks) – Georgia
Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
Publication Date: 2010
Length: 464 pages, 18 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Ann G
Known availability: Sharon? Mary's last until fall
Other Business:

Book #4
June 5, 2018 --> June 14, 2018 (5 weeks) – Kathy --> Alanna
Tess of the D'urbervilles by Thomas Hardy --> The Leavers by Lisa Ko
Publication Date: 5/2017
Length: 352 pages, 15 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Georgia

Known availability: Sharon?, Mary gone
Other Business:

Book #5
July 12, 2018 (4 weeks) – Alanna --> Ann A
She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan
Publication Date: 2013
Length: 352 pages, 11 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Kathy
Known availability: Sharon?, Mary gone
Other Business:

Book #6
August 16, 2018 (5 weeks) – Ann G --> Kathy
The Leavers by Lisa Ko --> Tess of the D'urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Publication Date: 1892
Length: 692 pages, 17 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Ann A

Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Georgia
Known availability: Sharon ?, Mary gone
Other Business:

2018 & Jan 2019 Calendar

Book Assignments to Come, as soon as we settle on all the books.

February 22, 2018 - Ann A (4 weeks)

March 29, 2018 - Mary (5 weeks)

April 12, 2018 - Ann G (2 weeks)

May 10, 2018 - Georgia (4 weeks)

June 14, 2018 - Kathy (5 weeks)

July 12, 2018 - Alanna (4 weeks)

August 16, 2018 - Ann G (5 weeks)

September 20, 2018 - Ann A (5 weeks)

MONDAY October 22, 2018 - Mary (4.5 weeks)

November 15, 2018 - Georgia (2.5 weeks)

December 13, 2018 - Kathy (4 weeks)

January 17, 2018 - Alanna (5 weeks)



January 11, 2018

Best Books of 2017 from Trusted / Inspiring Sources

Editors Best Picks from Amazon

Best Books of 2017 from NPR, such a useful app, just apply the filters!

10 Best Books 2017 from the New York Times

30 Best Books of 2017 from Christian Science Monitor

Best Fiction of 2017 from Good Reads (see also Historical Fiction

Bloggers Who Read

Annie’s Eats

Aggie’s Kitchen