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

Click here to see the trailer for Stephen Spielberg's Ready Player One, currently in theaters. 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.

Great and uplifting film!

Barnes & Noble La Frontera hosts the first meeting of a new nationwide Barnes & Noble Book Club May 2nd, 6:00 - 7:00 PM at Barnes & Noble La Frontera. The book is Female Persuasion, by Meg Wolitzer. The book is available at Barnes & Noble La Frontera.


The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will host their 36th author event on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 2 PM, in the Community Rooms of the library located at 402 W. 8th St.

The featured speaker will be local author, MJ Hegar, who published ‘Shoot Like a Girl’ in 2017.

In Shoot like A Girl, MJ takes the reader on a dramatic journey through her military career: an inspiring, humorous, and thrilling true story of a brave, high-spirited, and unforgettable woman who has spent much of her life ready to sacrifice everything for her country, her fellow man, and her sense of justice.

Tickets are $15 in advance. They’re available at the Second-Hand Prose bookstore on the second floor of the library, and online at Tickets are available at the door for $18. A dessert and beverage from the Red Poppy Coffee Company is included.

The event begins at 2 PM; doors open at 130 PM. Proceeds are used to fund unbudgeted items and other ongoing library projects.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Books Selected, 2002-2004

  • The Age of Gold ==H.W. Brands
  • Payment in Blood ==Elizabeth George
  • Year of Wonders ==Geraldine Brooks
  • Alamo House ==Sarah Bird
  • Angels & Demons ==Dan Brown
  • All Over But the Shoutin’ ==Rick Bragg
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran ==Azar Nafisi
  • East of Eden ==John Steinbeck
  • The Great Gatsby ==F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Bel Canto ==Ann Patchett
  • Stand Proud ==Elmore Kelton

  • Blind Assassin ==Margaret Atwood
  • Lovely Bones ==Alice Sebold
  • Breaking Point ==Suzy Spencer
  • Mrs. Dalloway ==Virginia Woolf
  • The Secret Life of Bees ==Sue Monk Kidd
  • Life of Pi ==Yann Martel
  • Seabiscuit ==Laura Hillenbrand
  • In Sunlight in a Beautiful Garden ==Kathleen Cambor
  • Wonder Boys ==Michael Chabon
  • Carter Beats the Devil ==Glen David Gold
  • Then She Found Me ==Elinor Lipman

  • Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay ==Michael Chabon
  • Daughter of Fortune ==Isabel Allende
  • A Painted House ==John Grisham
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany ==John Irving
  • Lonesome Dove ==Larry McMurtry
  • True Women ==Janice Woods Windle
  • John Adams ==David McCullough
  • Time and Again ==Jack Finney
  • Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas ==James Patterson

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