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

The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series events will be listed here. Next event:

Nov 1, 2017 2:00 PM in the Georgetown Public Library.

Highlight and right click on this "link" to see everything you need to know to attend. https://folgeorgetown.org/event/hcas-meg-gardiner/
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The Nobel Prize in Literature was given to author Kazuo Ishiguro.
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Amazon is planning a video series based on stories by Philip K. Dick. Date of release is not yet announced.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

25 Best Book Club Choices

25 Best Book Club Choices: from Abe Books 7/3/10 Article by Beth Carswell

Our group has read or nominated a few of these. A few might not be of interest to us, and a few might be good candidates for our near future...

(Please excuse the changes in font and the line after the Atonement entry. The blog editing software is difficult to use.)


The Art of Racing in the Rain

Garth Stein

Atonement

Ian McEwan

The Bite of the Mango
Mariatu Kamara


The Book of Negroes
Lawrence Hill

The Book Thief
Markus Zusak

City of Thieves
David Benioff

The Gargoyle
Andrew Davidson

The Golden Spruce
John Vaillant

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

In the Heart of the Sea
Nathaniel Philbrick

In the Time of the Butterflies
Julia Alvarez

Let The Great World Spin
Colum McCann

Life of Pi
Yann Martel

Little Bee
Chris Cleave

Lullabies for Little Criminals
Heather O'Neill

My Cousin Rachel
Daphne Du Maurier

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Michael Chabon

Never Let Me Go
Kazuo Ishiguro

Seabiscuit
Laura Hillenbrand

Sea of Poppies
Amitav Ghosh

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Alan Bradley

To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee

The White Tiger
Aravind Adiga

The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion

Zeitoun
Dave Eggers

-posted by Claudia

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