1 Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Meyers
September 17, 2004 @ Cheri's House
Recommended by: Group decision
Food theme: Italian
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kellie; Kerrie; Susan

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This is a complete list of all the books we've read in alphabetical order and in the order we read them.  
Each member that read the book gave it one of the following scores:

Couldn't even finish it!
Hated it!

 

Liked it!


 

My favorite!

21: Every Day was New Year's Eve
31 Hours
A Father's Affair
A Little Love Story
A Simple Plan
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie

Amish Grace
Before and After
Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

Breakfast at Tiffany's
Butcher of Dreams
Catching Fire
Digging to America
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Family Tree
Garlic and Sapphires:  The Secret Life of a
Critic in Disguise

Gentleman and Players
Hitler's Niece
Holidays on Ice
Honeymoon with My Brother
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
How the World Makes Love
Hunger Games
I See You Everywhere
In Cold Blood
Jane Eyre
Midwives
Mockingjay
Moloka'i
My Life in France
My Sister's Keeper
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay
Picture Perfect
Plum Wine
Possession
Prime Meridian
Renato's Luck
Room
Sam's Letters to Jennifer
Serendipity
Stealing Buddha's Dinner
Still Alice
Summer at Tiffany
Tender at the Bone
Testimony
The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Autobiography of Santa Claus
The Blue Bistro
The Book Thief
The Catcher in the Rye
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night
The Day the World Came to Town
The Devil in the White City
The Everafter
The Fireman's Fair
The Gardner Heist
The Girl Who Fell From The Sky
The Haunting of Hill House
The Late, Lamented Molly Marx
The Music of Light: The Extraordinary Story
of Hikari and Kenzaburo Oe

The Mermaid Chair
The Paris Wife
The Passions of Emma
The Poe Shadow
The Proper Care and Maintenance of a Friendship
The Red House Mystery
The Rule of Four
The Shadow of the Wind
The Sparrow
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
The Time-Traveler's Wife
The Worst Day of My Life So Far
Three Cups of Tea
Uglies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Water for Elephants
While I was Gone
Why I'm Still Married
Wide Sargasso Sea
Wishin' and Hopin'

 


 

2. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Piccoult
October 14, 2004 @ Kellie's House
Recommended by: Kellie
Food theme: Our sister's favorite foods
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kellie; Kerrie; Susan;

 

Loved it!
Tolerated it!
3 The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomas
January 30, 2005 @ Susan's House
Recommended by: Our friend, Sarah W.
Food theme: Foods we can't pronounce
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kellie; Kerrie; Susan;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.  Sam's Letters to Jennifer by James Patterson
Friday June 1, 2007 @ Susan's house
Recommended by: Colleen "No Questions Asked"
Food Theme:  Food that is out of our comfort zone
Games: Sharing Special Messages
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Colleen; Crissy; Kathy; Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Stacey; Susan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

43. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Friday, December 5, 2008 @ Cheri's house
Recommended by: Laura's friend,
Food Theme: Food made with beverages
Games:  Our Inspiration & 2009 Goals  
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

42. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Friday, November 14, 2008 @ Dorie's house
Recommended by: Beth "No Questions Asked"
Food Theme: S-L-O-W Recipes
Games:  Our Own Pet Stories & Our "Secret" Passions
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan N/A

40. Plum Wine by Angela Davis-Gardner
Friday, September 5, 2008 @ Beth's house
Recommended by: Susan's friend, Cindy
Food Theme: Food made with plums or wine
Games:  A Memorable Gift and When Were You Out-of-Place?
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

39. Amish Grace by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt and
David L. Weaver-Zercher
Friday, August 8, 2008 @ Cheri's house
Recommended by: Beth
Food Theme: Amish-inspired food
Games:  Forgiveness Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie N/A; Laura; Mary; Susan

38. Possession by A.S. Byatt
Friday June 27, 2008 @ Kerrie's house
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food Theme: Recipes we've wanted to try for a long time
Games:  Possession Pop Quiz
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

37. The Day the World Came to Town by Jim Defede
Friday May 2, 2008 @ Laura's house
Recommended by: Kellie
Food Theme: Potluck
Games:  9/11 Writing Assignments
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane  N/A; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

36. Gentleman and Players by Joanne Harris
Friday April 4, 2008 @ Susan's house
Recommended by: Beth's friends, the librarians
Food Theme: Cafeteria Food
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

 

 

 

 

 

41.  Stealing Buddha's Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen
Friday, September 26, 2008 @ Diane's house
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food Theme: Food inspired by the chapters of the book
Games:  Family Differences and 80's pictures
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

50. Our Hearts were Young and Gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner
Our 50th book and anniversary celebration!
July 17-18 in Lenox, MA
Games:  Book Club Memory Game
Member Reviews:  (Book/Trip)
Beth/;  Cheri  N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie/
Kellie/; Kerrie; Laura; Mary/; Susan

61. Before and After by Rosellen Brown
Friday June 4, 2010
Food Theme: Summer Dishes
Games: Different Reactions
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

82. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
by Jonathan Safran Foer
Friday November 18, 2011
Food theme: Black and White food
Games: Interesting children stories
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

81. Testimony by Anita Shreve
Friday November 18, 2011
Food theme: Recipes with alcohol
Games: Trouble Stories
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

80. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Friday November 18, 2011
Food theme: French Food
Games: Interesting People and What were you
thinking when you walked down the aisle?
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary N/A; Michele; Susan

79. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Friday October 28, 2011
Food theme: Recipes that we were afraid of
Games: Three Scary Items and Scary Stories
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

78. Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
Friday September 30, 2011
Food theme: Hawaiian Food
Games: Uncles and Aunts Stories
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

77. The Proper Care and Maintenance of a Friendship
by Lisa Verge Higgins
Thursday August 25, 2011
Food theme: Challenging Recipes
Games: Before we had kids...
Member Reviews:
Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

76. The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Field trip to The Squealing Pig Restaurant and
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
See our Pictures!
Member Reviews:
Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

75. The Girl Who Fell From The Sky by Heidi W. Durrow
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Food Theme: Scandinavian Food
Games: Our Rachel Stories
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy N/A; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

74. Room by Emma Donoghue
Friday, June 3, 2011
Food Theme: Food inspired by the book
Games: Grandparent Stories
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

73. Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
Friday, May 13, 2011
Food Theme: Recipes from the book
Games: Wine Tasting and Legendary Family Stories
 and Stories about food
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

72. A Simple Plan by Scott Smith
Friday, April 8, 2011
Food Theme: "Simple" recipes - 8 ingredients or less
Games: Our Own 'Simple Plan' Story
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

71. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Friday, March 4, 2011
Food Theme: Food inspired from the book
Games: Real or Not Real and A Changed Relationship
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

70. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Friday, March 4, 2011
Food Theme: Food inspired from the book
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

69. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Friday, February 4, 2011
Food Theme: Food inspired by the Book
Games: Faking It
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary N/A; Michele; Susan

68. The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Food Theme: A Traditional Turkey Dinner
Games: Memorable Santa Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie N/A;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary N/A; Michele; Susan

67. Lottery by Patricia Wood
Friday, December 3, 2010
Food Theme: A dish from your dream vacation destination
Games:  Good (or bad) advice you've been given
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

66. Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
Friday, October 29, 2010
Food Theme: Apple-themed menu
Games: Your Favorite Summer Memory
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

65. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
Friday, October 1, 2010
Food Theme: Food made with breakfast ingredients
Games:
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

64. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Thursday September 10, 2010
Food Theme: Food made with bitter and sweet ingredients
Games:
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie ;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

63. Serendipity by Louise Shaffer
Thursday August 5, 2010
Food Theme: Pizza
Games:
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

62. The Everafter by Amy Huntley
Thursday July 1, 2010
Food Theme: Food you want to revisit
Games: Lost and Found
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

60. Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Friday May 7, 2010
Food Theme: Food you can make by memory
Games: Book Club Memories
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

59. Prime Meridian by Linda Emma
Friday April 1, 2010
Food Theme:
Games: X-Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth; Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane ; Dorie N/A; 
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

58. Picture Perfect by Jodi Picoult
Tuesday March 2, 2010
Moms Reading went to see Jodi Picoult at Framingham High School
in Framingham, MA
Check out our photo Gallery!
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane N/A; Dorie ; 
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary N/A; Michele; Susan N/A

57. 31 Hours by Masha Hamilton
Friday, February 5, 2010 @ Laura's house
Recommended by: Kellie's "No Questions Asked"
Food Theme: New York Inspired Menu
Games: Feeling disconnected...
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

56. Wishin' and Hopin' by Wally Lamb
Sunday, January 3, 2010 @ Susan's house
Food Theme:  International Menu
Games:  Christmas Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

55. How the World Makes Love by Franz Wisner
Friday, December 4, 2009 @ Kerrie's house
Food Theme:  International Menu
Games:  Email questions
Member Reviews:
Beth N/A;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

54. Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
by Ruth Reichl
Friday, October 30, 2009 @ Diane's house
Recommended by:  Diane A. from our website
Food Theme:  Recipes from the Book
Games: Costume Stories
Our Costume Pictures
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie ; Kerrie; Laura; Mary N/A; Michele; Susan

53. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Friday, October 2, 2009 @ Crissy's house
Recommended by:  Dorie's & Michele's mothers-in-law
Food Theme:  Menu on a Budget
Games: Childhood Misconceptions & Dreams for our Children
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

52. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Friday, September 11, 2009 @ Dorie's house
Recommended by:  Dorie's mother-in-law
Food Theme:  1950's inspired menu
Games: High School Drama Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth ;  Cheri ; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie ; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

51. The Late, Lamented Molly Marx by Sally Koslow
Friday, August 21, 2009 @ Diane's house
Recommended by:  Diane "No Questions Asked"
Food Theme:  Summer Barbecue
Games: Mother-in-law Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth ;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie ; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

49. The Passions of Emma by Penelope Williamson
Friday, June 19, 2009 @ Susan's house
Gilded Age Book
Food Theme: Aphrodisiacs
Games:  Friendship Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

48. I See You Everywhere by Julia Glass
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ Kellie's house
Recommended by: Dorie "No Questions Asked"
Food Theme: Food inspired by the menus in the book
Games: Sister Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

47. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Friday, April 10, 2009 @ Beth's house
Recommended by: Kellie's friend, Marylou
Food Theme: Fair Food
Games:  World's Fair Stories
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

46. My Life in France by Julia Child & Alex Prud'Homme
Friday, March 13, 2009 @ Mary's house
Recommended by: Kellie
Food Theme: Julia Child Recipes
Games: A Memorable Meal
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

45. The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne
Thursday, February 5, 2009 @ Susan's house
Recommended by: Susan
Food Theme: Mystery Meal
Games:  Predict the Mystery Meal
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

44. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Friday, January 2, 2009 @ Crissy's house
Recommended by: Beth
Food Theme: Our favorite Book-inspired recipes
Member Reviews:
Beth;  Cheri N/A; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

83. Uglies by Scott Westerfield
Friday November 18, 2011
Food theme: Beautifully Presented Food
Games: "Pretty" and "Ugly" stories
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie;  Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Michele; Susan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.  The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Thursday August 31, 2006 @ Cheri's House
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food theme: Spanish food
Game:  Is it a Ferminism?
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah ; Stacey; Susan; Trish
4. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night
by Mark Haddon
March 25, 2005 @ Cheri's House
Recommended by: Our friend, Renee
Food theme: Yellow and brown foods
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie;
Sarah; Stacey; Susan;
7.  Renato's Luck by Jeff Shapiro
September 30, 2005 @ Stacey's House
Recommended by: Library
Food theme: All Italian
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
6. Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
August 19, 2005 @ Kerrie's House
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food theme: Foods we craved when we were pregnant
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy N/A; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
5.  Hitler's Niece by Ron Hansen
July 21, 2005 @ Kerrie's House
Recommended by: Library
Food theme: German/unusual recipes
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy N/A; Kellie; Kerrie;
Sarah; Stacey; Susan;
10.  Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
December 29, 2005 @ Susan's House
Recommended by: Cheri
Food theme: Favorite foods from the previous year
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
16.  The Fireman's Fair by Josephine Humphries
Friday June 30, 2006 @ Cheri's House
Recommended by: "A Year's Guide to Reading"
Food theme: Weather related rood; Firehouse recipes
Game: Fireman's Fair Raffle
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish N/A
15. The Music of Light: The Extraordinary Story of
Hikari and Kenzaburo Oe
by Lindsley Cameron
Thursday May 25, 2006 @ Mary's House
Recommended by: Mary
Food theme: Asian Food
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
14. The Time-Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffernegger
Friday April 28, 2006 @ Laura's House
Recommended by: Kellie
Food theme: Recipes that have to do with time
Game: Time-Travel Game
Member Reviews:
Cheri N/A; Kathy; Kellie; KerrieLaura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish N/A
13. Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan
By Jamie Zeppa
Thursday March 30, 2006 @ Kathy's House
Recommended by: "A Year's Guide to Reading"
Food theme: Indian food & food we would miss
if we were away from home
Game: Traveling Game
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
12.  The Blue Bistro by Elin Hilderbrand
February 23, 2006 @ Kerrie's House
Recommended by: Stacey
Food theme: Fancy food
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
11. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
January 20, 2006 @ Sarah's House
Recommended by: Sarah
Food theme: Southern Food
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura N/A;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
9.  The Worst Day of my Life So Far by M.A. Harper
November 25, 2005 @ Kathy's House
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food theme: Our mother's signature dish
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
8. All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
by Michael Patrick MacDonald
October 27, 2005 @ Kellie's House
Recommended by: Cheri
Food theme: Green and orange food
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish
17.  Why I'm Still Married by Karen Propp and
Jean Troustine, ed.
Friday July 28, 2006 @ Stacey's House
Recommended by: Mary
Food theme: Our husband's favorite food
Games: How well do we know each other's husbands? and
Wedding Dress Mystery
Member Reviews:
Cheri N/A; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan; Trish N/A

21. The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
Friday, November 24 2006 @ Kellie's House
Recommended by: Kellie
Food theme: Food that is "Out of this World"
Game: Where will you be on December 7, 2059
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy N/A; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan

20.  The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl
Friday, October 27 2006 @ Laura's House
Recommended by: Kellie
Food theme: Scary food
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy N/A; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah N/A; Stacey; Susan

23.  While I was Gone by Sue Miller
Friday, January 26, 2007 @ Caffe Amore in Wakefield
Recommended by: Mary "No Questions Asked"
Games: While I was Gone
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Colleen; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie;
Laura; Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan

22. 21: Every Day was New Year's Eve by H. Peter Kriendler
Friday, January 5, 2007 @ Susan's House
Recommended by: Kellie
Food theme: Our 2006 favorites and others inspired by 'Club 21'
Our Menu
Games: New Year's Eve Memory and '21' Vocab Quiz
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie; Laura;
Mary; Sarah; Stacey; Susan

26.  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
Friday May 4, 2007 @ Mary's House
Recommended by: Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
    for Nonfiction in 1997
Food Theme:  Food that has to be translated
Member Reviews:
Cheri N/A; Colleen; Crissy; Kathy N/A; Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Stacey; Susan

25.  The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
    by Katherine Anne Porter
Friday, March 30, 2007 @ Kerrie's House
Recommended by: Winner of the National Book Award
    and the Pulitzer Prize in 1966
Food Theme:  Food we're "famous" for
Games:  What DID you want to be?
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Colleen N/A; Kathy N/A; Kellie; Kerrie;
Laura; Mary; Sarah; Stacey N/A; Susan

24.  A Little Love Story by Roland Merullo
Friday, March 2, 2007 @ Stacey's House
Recommended by: "Good Friends Book Club"
Food Theme:  A "Romantic" Menu
Games: I am SO in Love With...
    and Our Own Little Love Story
Member Reviews:
Cheri N/A; Colleen; Kathy; Kellie; Kerrie;
Laura; Mary; Sarah N/A; Stacey; Susan

28.  A Father's Affair by Karel Van Loon
Thursday June 28, 2007 @ Cheri's House
Recommended by: Kellie
Food Theme:  Dishes that have a "secret"
Games: "As Happy as A Woman Can Be"
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Colleen; Crissy; Kathy; Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Stacey; Susan

29. Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky
Thursday August 23rd, 2007 @ Laura's House
Recommended by: Our friend, Sarah
Food Theme:  Fancy and Elegant Food
Games: The Nationality Quiz and A Story From Your Family
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Colleen N/A; Crissy N/A; Kathy; Kellie ;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Stacey N/A; Susan

32.  In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Friday December 7, 2007 @ Kellie's House
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food Theme: Cold-Weather Food
Games: "Your Last Day(s)"
Member Reviews:
Beth; Cheri; Crissy; Kathy; Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

35. Honeymoon with My Brother by Franz Wisner
Friday March 14, 2008 @ Mary's house
Recommended by: Susan
Food Theme: Food from our Honeymoon Destinations
Games:  Stories from our Honeymoons
Member Reviews:
Beth  N/A;  Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

34. Butcher of Dreams by Kay Williams & Eileen Wyman
Friday February 8, 2008 @ Crissy's house
Recommended by: www.bookmovement.com
Food Theme: Mexican Food
Member Reviews:
Beth; Cheri; Crissy; Diane; Dorie
Kellie; Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

33. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Friday January 4, 2008 @ Orzo Restaurant
Recommended by: Crissy "No Questions Asked"
Member Reviews:
Beth; Cheri; Crissy; Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

31.  Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Friday November 9, 2007 @ Kathy's House
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food Theme: Caribbean Food
Games: Unsolicited Advice and Our Own Bertha Story
Member Reviews:
Beth ; Cheri; Crissy; Kathy; Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan

30. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Thursday October 4, 2007 @ Kerrie's House
Recommended by: Kerrie
Food Theme:  An English Tea
Games: Our Own Jane Eyre Story
Member Reviews:
Cheri; Crissy; Kathy; Kellie;
Kerrie; Laura; Mary; Susan