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Book Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

  SUMMARY: More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends… Continue reading Book Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

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Spring Reading Challenge 2016: March Update

With March coming to an end, I decided to give you all a quick update on my progress with this month's book selections! For March, I planned to read: The Last Girl by Joe Hart, Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter, and The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. So far, I've read two books,… Continue reading Spring Reading Challenge 2016: March Update

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Spring Reading Challenge: March 2016 Reading List

    Since being apart of a book club, I've been reading a lot more and its been fun. I love getting together with the ladies to eat and  discussion the book of the month, but I haven't been reading any of the books on my personal list. I get busy with my two-year-old or other activities,… Continue reading Spring Reading Challenge: March 2016 Reading List

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Book Review: Big Girl Panties: A Novel by Stephanie Evanovich

  SUMMARY: Holly Brennan used food to comfort herself through her husband’s illness and death. Now she’s alone at age thirty-two. And she weighs more than she ever has. When fate throws her in the path of Logan Montgomery, personal trainer to pro athletes, and he offers to train her, Holly concludes it must be… Continue reading Book Review: Big Girl Panties: A Novel by Stephanie Evanovich

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Reader’s Group Discussion Questions: Big Girl Panties

From HarperCollinsPublishers  Book review coming soon, but until then here's a few discussion questions... 1. Describe Holly and Logan. What misconceptions do they share about the other? How are they alike in spite of the difference in physical appearance? Are you more drawn to one of them? 2. Logan tells Natalie that "What I felt… Continue reading Reader’s Group Discussion Questions: Big Girl Panties

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Book Review: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik

  SUMMARY: Without giving too many spoilers... The  women of Freesia Court  lived  four decades of  laughter, heartache, and friendship together  through their book club they named Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons  or AHEB for short. There's Faith, a mother of twins who has been living a lie, Audrey, who is very comfortable with her sexuality; Merit,… Continue reading Book Review: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik

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Reader’s Group Discussion Questions: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons

Here are  some  reader's group questions for Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons: From LitLovers: 1. During the sixties and seventies, the Angry Housewives smoked cigarettes and threw back highballs—even while pregnant—without knowledge of the harm it could do. If they could have glimpsed their futures then, what do you think would have surprised them most… Continue reading Reader’s Group Discussion Questions: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons

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The Reader’s Digest Book Club Reading List

Last year around March I started a book club with a couple of women. I enjoy reading and I thought starting a book club would be a great way to meet new people. I mean, who doesn't like books and food? If you don't like one, you have to like the other. So we named our club The Reader's Digest Book Club.