Round Rock New Neighbors is a social organization of women welcoming women in the Round Rock area since 1978. Both "new" and "old" neighbors are welcome. For more information: [Barnes & Noble requires that RRNN's book club be open to the public, so you do not need to be an RRNN member to attend book club, and both men and women are welcome and do attend. ]

Literary Events

The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series:The Hill Country Authors Series will feature Air National Guard major MJ Hegar on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the library. She is author of Shoot Like a Girl and we will be discussing her novel at the event. Please help us publicize this fund raising event and plan to join us at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W 8th St. The doors will open at 1:30 for a delicious dessert from the Red Poppy Cafe, with the talk beginning at 2 PM. Tickets will be available for $15 beginning April 2 at Second-Hand Prose bookstore on the second floor of the library and online at They may be purchased at the door for $18 on the day of the event.


Click here to see the trailer for Stephen Spielberg's Ready Player One, currently scheduled to debut March 30th. Look for the DeLorean. (Hint-it's moving quickly and is black and you're more likely to find it if you watch one of the explanatory videos that elaborates on the trailer.) If you want to, stay on the YouTube page and see lots more about Ready Player One. After all, it's a movie about the native online generation.

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Bill Bryson Tries Nearly Everything - Does He Succeed?

Well, finished with the Bill Bryson book, A Short History of Nearly Everything? Cover to cover? I'm impressed! I know of at least 3 of us who had a little trouble with the book. And, I will say again, I have laughed out loud many times at Bryson's travelogues.

A Short History of Nearly Everything has some of the Bryson wit in it, and a lot of good writing; but I haven't seen any severe comedy, and it tends to be a bit dry here and there. If you're really having problems with the book, why not try a chapter, any chapter that interests you! The chapters don't have much of an order, and each covers different topics. I am currently enjoying the one on geology.

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