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

Literary Events

What's New?__________

July 6th, author Neil Gaiman will speak at the Long Center. $32.

Thanks to Cindy V. for sending me listings of 2 TV series you might find interesting, and you might have access to:

The Son (book by Philipp Meyer), starring Pierce Brosnan. On AMC starting April 8.

American Gods (book by Neil Gaiman) on Starz, starting April 30.
The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series will feature Texas author Paulette Jiles discussing her upcoming novel News of the World, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction.
WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 2 pm. Doors open at 1:30 pm.
WHERE: The Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th Street in Georgetown, Texas.
WHY: All proceeds from the event will go toward meeting unfunded projects of the library. Tickets for the event are $15 in advance or $18 at the door, and may be purchased starting April 3, 2017, at the Second-Hand Prose bookstore on the second floor of the library, online at, or by contacting Marcy Lowe at 512-868-8974. A dessert and beverage from the Red Poppy Café in the library will be served.
THE BOOK: In 1870 a 10-year-old girls makes a journey back to her aunt and uncle’s home after living with Kiowa warriors who had killed her parents four year earlier. Subsequently she is traded to Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a 70-year-old war veteran, who takes her 400 miles to her family near San Antonio.

Round Rock Public Library Book Group meets Tuesday May 16th 7:00-8:30. They will discuss Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, by Ben Fountain. They will be voting on future book choices. Check the library website for more information, or ask Carla.

Book Buzz - June 6th, evening - Round Rock Public Library - Free, but seating is limited. Reservations are necessary and will open closer to the time of the event.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Wishes and Hopes Fulfilled at Book Group Holiday Party

We had a delightful party and discussed the delightful Wishin' and Hopin', by Dusty Springfield. No, we sang that and discussed the book by Wally Lamb. Everyone enjoyed the book except one reader, who said she stopped after the episode with the dirty joke on TV because it was just too ridiculous...but later I heard her thinking out loud that she might finish the book.

Thanks again to Jennifer for hostessing in your beautifully decorated home!

The highlight of the party - the hot dishes! We had some great recipes at the party - thanks Pam for posting yours. Whoever wants to post theirs is welcome to post or let me know and I'll help you post it.

The other highlight of the party was the photos many of us brought from when we were approximately 10 years old and in 5th grade. It was fun to guess which photo belonged to which person. I guessed a few right, and I guessed a few wrong. But we all were cute!

Intellectual exercise to get back in shape, in case you enjoyed the fun of this book too much: Wally Lamb's literary heroes and influences were supposedly Joseph Campbell and Heinrich Zimmer. Can you spot the influences in any of Lamb's work?

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