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

Read More

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

Read More

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,

Read More

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

Read More
AG_wall_8by10_BWjpg

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,

Read More

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 &

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

December, 2016 Book Reviews

Next Meeting: 2nd Monday in January, 1/9/2017 – at 6:30pm From Kris – Guidance for Dude Writers The Kitchen House  by Kathleen Grissom Genre: Historical Fiction Reviewed by Brenda: B Alexander Hamilton  by Ron Chernow Genre: Biography Reviewed by Cheryl: A+ Rudy Sales Interview with Krista Tippett The Magnolia Story  by Chip & Joanna Gaines Genre:

Read More

November, 2016 Book Reviews

Next Meeting: 2nd Monday, 12/12/2016 – at 6:30pm Lots of distractions tonight (Headless Mice, Flys, Possums, Whiny Dogs), but the wine was good and the hummus was spicy! The Better Angels of Our Nature  by Steven Pinker Genre: Non-Fiction Reviewed by Becky: A+ Truly Madly Guilty  by Liane Moriarty Genre: Fiction Reviewed by Becky: In Progress

Read More