Monte Cristo recap

Monday night we discussed The Count of Monte Cristo! By far our longest book… but what a great adventure story! I loved the movie so when this book was suggested I was all about it! …But let me just say they are not the same story. And like normal, the book was MUCH better!

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If you weren’t able to finish it all… abridged or not… I would highly recommend pressing on! I like to think I’m pretty good at guessing “what’s gonna happen next”… but Dumas kept me guessing with surprises all along the way!

We had another great turn out with 8 ladies joining us!

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Many new faces! And I think they might be hooked and coming back for more!

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I wish every week was book club week! I love getting out and doing a girly thing like the book club with friends!

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Just when we were deep in discussion we realize that Paradise had been closed for 20 min! They weren’t kicking us out but they were definitely cleaning and shutting things down.

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A few were late to arrive… like poor Nicole knocking on the window letting us know she couldn’t get in! Never fear Borders around the block was open until 9:00. We finished up there… where they did eventually KICK. us. out.

Thank you everyone for coming!
Happy reading!
Sarah

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The Count of Monte Cristo

I’ve heard from many of you and very excited we have so many reading The Count! I’m still “bookin it” to try to get it finished by next Monday!

We’ve had a change of location and are now meeting at Paradise Bakery and Cafe. Still at 7:00pm and still on Monday the 22nd.

Hope to see you all there!
Happy Reading!!!

The Count of Monte Cristo

I started reading it last night.

This is officially THE LONGEST book I’ve ever attempted to read!

(Well, except for my Bible, which is a little less than twice as long… and I’ve read that in 90 days so this should be a piece of cake! Right?)

1462.

Yes, fourteen hundred and sixty two pages long.

I don’t say this to scare you off. Please consider reading it with us! And to bait you along I have an extra copy that will go to the first person who contacts me!

Ready, set, GO! 🙂

Woosters recap / Christmas party

Have you ever laughed so hard you cried?


We did.


It was a good time!


The Code of the Woosters is a funny book.

Telephone Pictionary is ALWAYS a funny game.

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Coming up…

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas for February 22nd at 7:00pm at Sarah J’s house.

Muslims Christians and Jesus by Carl Medearis AND/OR Miniskirts, Mothers and Muslims by Christine A. Mallouhi at 7:00pm on March 22nd at Paradise Bakery and Cafe.

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens at 11:00am on April 17th at Tea’s Me Cafe. (NOTE: this is a Saturday… We all loved Tea’s Me last time and they aren’t open evenings, so April will be a Saturday meeting.)

Hope you can make it!
Happy Reading!
Sarah

A few changes…

…but don’t worry they are good changes!!


I’m excited to announce that we are adding more books to our schedule! We are sneaking another book in for 2009…

For November we are reading another Jane Austen book… Pride and Prejudice. We’ll meet at the Paradise Bakery & Cafe off 69 and 238 on Monday November 23rd at 7:00pm.

December is still going to be The Code of the Woosters by PG Wodehouse on Friday December 4th at 7:00pm.

Then through 2010 we’ll be reading more one-month-books….

January we won’t be meeting, but February’s book is a tad longer so that will just give you extra time to read! In February we’ll meet on Monday the 22nd for The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas at 7:00pm.

March’s book is Muslims Christians and Jesus by Carl Medearis on Monday the 22nd at 7:00pm.

In April we’ll be reading A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens and discussing it on Monday the 19th at 7:00pm.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
October 19th @ 7:00 pm
at Borders Bookstore in Noblesville (at the new mall off 69)You still have plenty of time to get yourself a copy of the book and finish it! I really enjoyed it and can’t wait to discuss it with everyone. Hope you can make it!

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Our Christmas party is just around the next corner! We’ll be having a short discussion of our Wooster and Jeeves book before the party on Friday December 4th. Mark your calenders now, the holiday’s get busy fast. We had a GREAT turnout last year and TONS of fun! We’ll definitely be playing another round of Telephone Pictonary!

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas – February

Muslims Christians and Jesus by Carl Medearis – April

Next meeting

October is RIGHT around the corner! Have you started The Hound of the Baskervilles yet? If so, what do you think?! It was hard for me to put down! And I’ll admit I wasn’t sure “who dun it” until it was revealed. 🙂 But I’m not sure I had full brain cell power while reading it… I finished it the day before Lydia was born! 🙂

Our meeting to discuss is going to be
October 19th at 7:00pm

location TBD… If anyone has a suggestion of a location or would like to host let me know.
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For those like me who like to know what’s coming up, here are the next few books planned… (or if you’d like to PBSwap/Bookmooch them!)

The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse for December (this will probably be in early December, the same time as our Christmas Party!)

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas for February

Muslims Christians and Jesus by Carl Medearis for April

October’s book

We were small in numbers for our meeting on Monday, but it was a good time of muffins, iced mango tea and of course talk of Asher Lev!

If you couldn’t make it and still like to hear some discussion on it head over to Midday Connections Book Club site. They read the book back in November of 07 and you can still access the audio archives for it and hear the broadcast.

Our next book for October is The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. If you aren’t familiar with this author… maybe Sherlock Holmes will ring a bell! It’s a mystery featuring the one and only Holmes and Dr Watson.

Amazon currently has it for $3.99! Buy it now for some fun detective Fall reading!

I hope you can find some time to read this one and we’ll see you in October!!
Happy Reading,
Sarah
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For those like me who like to know what’s coming up, here are the next few books planned…

The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse for December (this will probably be in early December, the same time as our Christmas Party)

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas for February

Muslims Christians and Jesus by Carl Medearis for April