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: rrnewneighbors.org [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!

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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.
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HILL COUNTRY AUTHORS SERIES

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 www.folgeorgetown.org/calendar. 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, 2005-2007

2007
  • Noah’s Ride ==Elmer Kelton et al
  • The Songcatcher ==Sharyn McCrumb
  • Pride & Prejudice ==Jane Austen
  • Stones From a River ==Ursula Hegi
  • Murder on the Rocks/Dead & Berried ==Karen MacInerney
  • Water for Elephants ==Sara Gruen
  • The Coffee Trader ==David Liss
  • The Devil’s Highway ==Luis Alberto Urrea
  • Fast Food Nation ==Eric Schlosser
  • Polio ==David Oshinsky


2006
  • The Human Stain ==Philip Roth
  • Buck Fever ==Ben Rehder
  • Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister ==Gregory Maguire
  • The Giant’s House ==Elizabeth McCracken
  • Second Coming of Lucy Hatch OR Last of the Honky Tonk Angels ==Marsha Moyer
  • The Good Earth ==Pearl S. Buck
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife ==Audrey Niffenegger
  • All is Vanity ==Christina Schwartz
  • Women in Love ==D.H. Lawrence
  • Alibi ==Joseph Kanon


2005
  • The Wailing Wind ==Tony Hillerman
  • The Girl With a Pearl Earring ==Tracy Chevalier
  • The Speed of Dark ==Elizabeth Moon
  • Middlesex ==Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Nickel & Dimed ==Barbara Ehrenreich
  • 24 Hours ==Greg Iles
  • In the Fall ==Jeffrey Lent
  • Devil in the White City ==Erik Larson
  • The Life of Charlotte Bronte ==Elizabeth Gaskell
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything ==Bill Bryson
  • The Kite Runner ==Khaled Hosseini

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