Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Options for July-December books

Here's our master list moved forward.. please do add your additional suggestions/suggestions for books to take off the list in the comments below!

July - Travels to Remember... a travelogue from anywhere around the world

  1. Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach
  2. Are We Nearly There Yet? by Ben Hatch
  3. Travelling with Pomegranates: A Mother Daughter Story by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor
  4. Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time by Mark Adams 
  5. Here's an amazing list of travelogue options! 
  6. other suggestions?
August - Library Kit
- see HPL book club kits on the side bar for options

September - Reading the Classics 
  1. The Invisible Man by HG Wells
  2. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  3. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
  4. here's a great (but short) list of classics... have you read all these?
  5. other suggestions?

October - Mystery Night 
  1. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
  2. Jane and the Canterbury Tale by Stephanie Barron
  3. The Gravity of Birds by Tracy Guzeman
  4. Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson
  5. mysteries for thinking women list from Oprah
  6. any other suggestions?
November - Muckraking Madness 
  1. American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales
  2. Welcome to Shirley by Kelly McMasters (a memoir about growing up in a town polluted by nuclear waste and chemical spills)
  3. The Saturday Night Special by Robert Sherril
  4. I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali, Delphine Minoui, and Linda Coverdale
  5. here's a helpful list of best muckraking books ; and other list of muckrakers
  6.  other suggestions?
December - Get Cooking 
  1. A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg
  2. Sous Chef by Michael Gibney. 
  3. My Paris Kitchen Recipes and Stories by David Lebovitz
  4. A Kitchen in France by Mimi Thorisson
  5. The Broad Fork by Hugh Acheson
  6. other suggestions? We looking for good food with a bit of a "story" to it :-)

Please pop into the comments (or the post itself) and add any suggestions that you may have.  

If you are unable to make the May meeting, please add a comment with your preferences here so we can take them into account.  Thanks!

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