Red Wine Book Club

Reading is like white water rafting: In the thrill of the waves, it is good to have a guide and a group with which to share the experience.

June 28, 2017

Late 2017 Dates & Books

#49 - Group Series 3 – Books Selected (Except One) & All Dates Assigned

Last Updated 7/13/17 with Mary’s book & Ann’s book change

Book #1
July 20, 2017 (5 weeks) – Alanna --> Ann G or maybe Georgia???
American Eclipse by David Baron
Publication Date: 2017
Length: 352 pages, 9 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Alanna
Known availability: Sharon TBD, Mary gone
Other Business:

August 17, 2017 --> WEDNESDAY August 23, 2017 (5 weeks) – Georgia Ann A
Book #2
Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld
Publication Date: 2014
Length: 432 pages, 15 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Kathy
Known availability: Sharon TBD, Mary gone
Other Business:

September 21, 2017Ann A Alanna
Book #3
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Publication Date: 2014
Length: 336 pages, 11 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Ann A
Known availability: Mary still gone? Sharon TBD
Other Business:

October 19, 2017 --> October 12, 2017 – Mary
Book #4
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov ---> Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Publication Date: 1996 --> 1817
Length: 384 pages, no Audible but there is an MP3 so might be available at the library --> 288 pages, 6.5 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Ann G
Known availability: Sharon TBD
Other Business:

November 16, 2017 – Ann G
Book #5
TBD by TBD
Publication Date:
Length: pages, hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Georgia
Known availability: Sharon TBD
Other Business: Next set of books, for February - July; also remaining 2018 and early 2019 dates

WEDNESDAY December 13 December 20, 2017 – Kathy
Book #6
A Gentleman in Moscow by Arnor Towles
Publication Date: 2016
Length: 480 pages, 18 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Sharon
Known availability:
Other Business: Christmas!

January 18, 2018 (double yikes) – Alanna
Book #7

March 28, 2017

Late 2016 & First Half 2017 Books & Dates

#48 - Group Series 2

Last Updated 6/26/17

November 17, 2016Ann A --> Ann G (at Waterman!)
Book #1
Still Life by Louise Penny
Length: 473 pages, 10 hours on Audible or Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery (movie version)
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Kathy
Known availability: Sharon gone
Other Business:

***Wednesday*** December 14, 2016 – Kathy
Book #2
A Man Called OVE by Fredrick Backman
Length: 368 pages, 9 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Sharon
Known availability: Everyone?!!
Other Business: Fill Out 2017 Calendar

January 12, 2017 (yikes) – Alanna
Book #3
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
Publication Date: 2016
Length: 336 pages, 9 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Georgia
Known availability: Sharon gone
Other Business: Select 2017 dates

February 23, 2017 (6 weeks) – Georgia (potluck) Kathy
Book #4
Small Great Things by Jodi Piccoult
Publication Date: 2016
Length: 480 pages, 16 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Ann A
Known availability: Sharon TBD
Other Business:

March 30, 2017 April 13, 2017 – Ann A
Book #5
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Publication Date: 1943
Length: 512 pages, 15 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Ann Getz
Known availability: Sharon TBD
Other Business:

April 20, 2017 skip

WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017 (4 weeks) – Kathy Georgia (potluck)
Book #6
The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
Publication Date: 2015
Length: 384 pages, 13.5 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Mary
Known availability: Sharon & Georgia not available
Other Business: Finalize calendar for next 6/7 books

June 15, 2017 (5 weeks) – Ann G Kathy
Book #7
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (repeat)
Publication Date: 1996
Length: 325 pages, 11 hours on Audible
Book Selector/Discussion Leader: Alanna
Known availability: Mary gone, Sharon here
Other Business: Bring book choices for next time


February 9, 2017

Twentieth Anniversary: Our Favorite Books

So I’m a little (years) behind here but just came across the list of books we talked about at the 20th Anniversary Dinner at 1280 back in 2014. (Shall we start planning the 25th?!) Consider them documented! Happy Reading, All! PS Does anyone recognize The Light in the Forest? It was tacked onto my list with three stars but had no name associated.

Ann A: Jane Eyre & Cold Mountain
Mark A: Count of Monte Cristo & Timeline (Crichton)
Sharon: The Sparrow & Atlas Shrugged
Dale: The Wrath of Cochise
Ann G: Mutant Message Down Under
Randy G: The Complete Sherlock Holmes
Tricia: My Name Is Asher Lev
Georgia: To Kill a Mockingbird & Beloved & Angela's Ashes
Kathy: Native Son & The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Jim: A Life in Law (John Marshall) & A Diplomatic History of the United States (Bemis) & Confederacy of Dunces
Mary: Atlas Shrugged
Huck: Seven Days in Utopia & Facing the Giants & It's Not About the Horse
Alanna: The Sparrow & Children of God
Jerry: From Here to Eternity

Somebody: The Light in the Forest (Conrad Richter)