The fondue was ready…
The table was set..
The atmosphere at Janet’s house was just lovely…
It was December 22, and time for the Book Club Christmas Party!
Complete with our discussion about December’s book – Little Women, a classic game of Telephone Pictionary…
And our “White Elephant” Book Exchange.
We all wrapped a used book we have enjoyed, wrote a three-word description and then did our “white elephant” exchange. We didn’t unwrap our books until everyone was done exchanging, and there were definitely some surprises. Can you guess what these books were from just their three-word descriptions? (The answers are at the bottom of the post.)
- Murder, Modern, Motivational
- Comedy, Christian, Laugh
- Real, Like Lewis, Letters
- Happiness, Relationship, God
- Oats, Ginger, Cab
- Romantic, Spontaneous, Old-Fashioned
- Adventure, Non-Fiction, Silly
- Grandpa, Goats, Free Spirit
- 1800s, Journal Format, Fiction
- God, Honesty, Growth
- Mystery, Suspenseful, Male Author
We all left with something new to read and a lovely handmade ornament (constructed from the pages of A Christmas Carol).
And what book club event would be complete without a group photo?
and the successful!
I know I had a great time; I hope the rest of you who attended our Christmas Party did too! We hope you can join us in January as we read The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs!
We’re looking forward to some great reads in 2011!
1. The Secret Life of Bees
2. Stuff Christians Like
3. Lord Foulgrin’s Letters
4. The Secret of Happiness
5. Black Beauty
6. The Bridges of Madison County
7. Round Ireland with a Fridge
9. Stepping Heavenward
10. Honest to God
11. A Painted House