August, 2017 Book Reviews

This may have been a first – no wine…. but we did have sparkling water and tons of food.  Gabby & Heidi charmed the crowd. Title / Author / Genre / Reviewer / Comments The Want Monsters  by Chelo Manchego Genre: Children’s Reviewed by Becky: A Growing Up Mindful  by Christopher Willard Genre: Self-Help Reviewed

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July, 2017 Book Reviews

2 new readers joined us tonight… not including the Deer that ran through the yard! Highly Recommended: The Historic Waco Documentary: What About Waco We’re planning to show it at the Church sometime in the near future. Born a Crime  by Trevor Noah Genre: Autobiographical Reviewed by Becky: A The Winter of Our Disconnect  by

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June, 2017 Book Reviews

Candy and Wine…and a few good books Next Meeting – Second Monday in July 1776  by David McCullough Genre: History Reviewed by Cheryl: A Valiant Ambition  by Nathaniel Philbrick Genre: History Reviewed by Cheryl: A “The Story of Washington and Benedict Arnold” 1984  by George Orwell Genre: Fiction Reviewed by Cheryl: A And Then All

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May, 2017 Book Reviews

Back to Bullnettle Bend… More discussion than books, but that’s ok… Next meeting, 2nd Monday in June, 6/12/2017 – at 6:30pm Rules for Revolutionaries  by Becky/Zack Bond/Exley Genre: Political Reviewed by Cheryl: A “Lessons from the groundbreaking Bernie Sanders grassroots campaign.” Small Great Things  by Jodi Picoult Genre: Fiction Reviewed by Claudia: A+ Walkaway  by Cory

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April, 2017 Book Reviews

For a lively change – hosted by Ramona & Jim.  Is it a Home?  or is it a Library?  OK, Maybe both…. Next meeting, back at Cheryl & Brenda’s – 2nd Monday in May, 5/8/2017 – at 6:30pm Matt recommended a new documentary: Seven Up. Jazz  by Toni Morrison Genre: Fiction Reviewed by Becky: A- “So lyrical,

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March, 2017 Book Reviews

Next Meeting at a new place…Jim & Ramona’s – can’t wait to see their library! 2nd Monday in April, 4/10/2017 – at 6:30pm, at Jim & Ramona’s a new site We had a great time in reviewing our March books, with some new people too! … Cheryl & Brenda spent their time binge watching Turn. Cat

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Waldo’s In January

January 13th 2017 was the night of another superlative performance by Chris Gage and Christine Albert at Waldo’s coffeehouse. For years now Chris and Christine have played to a full house every January with net proceeds going to Planned Parenthood. The house was full and the performance was one of the best ever. Planned Parenthood received $700. A win, win,

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February, 2017 Book Reviews

Next Meeting: 2nd Monday in March, 2/13/2017 – at 6:30pm Mark in Your Calendars: March 16th from 3:30 to 5, Amir Hussain will do a book signing at Baylor.  Hussain is a Professor of Religions at Loyola Marymont in LA. We had a great time in reviewing our February …amazing books, divine food and Jim &

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January, 2017 Book Reviews

Next Meeting: 2nd Monday in February, 2/13/2017 – at 6:30pm Mark in Your Calendars: March 16th from 3:30 to 5, Amir Hussain will do a book signing at Baylor.  Hussain is a Professor of Religions at Loyola Marymont in LA. New Podcast Referral from Kris:  See Something, Say Something Ahmed Ali Akbar gathers folks together to

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Books We Read in 2016

I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. Anna Quindlen (1953 – )                   We read 301 books in 2016! Our most read author was Donald Westlake with 5

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