Friday Morning Bookclub

December 8, 2009

2009 In Review

Filed under: Literary Tidbits,The Friday Morning Book Club — susanbright @ 3:42 pm

This year we learned  about The  Vél’ d’Hiv’ round ups in Paris , what it was like to live with a child suffering from  osteogenesis imperfecta, polygamy, the Salem Witch trials, The Collyer Brothers, life in India and so much more. We talked about how one stupid mistake could change your whole life as well as what you would do, if you could do it all over again! We had some wonderful discussions, had the opportunity to preview the book Homer & Langley and write our own list of discussion questions and we invited our husbands to join us for an evening pot luck dinner meeting.  We started our own blog which made it possible to vote on our book choices,  rate our books on a scale of 1-5  omelets and gave us the opportunity to share book ideas with people from all over the world. We have blogged with people from Ohio, Tennessee, New York, New Jersey, California, Arizona, Toronto, and even Spain, France and Germany.  It has been a lot of fun and  I am looking forward to 2010 and all the wonderful books waiting to be read!



  1. A special thanks to you Susan…for keeping us all going and the group cohesive… for starting the blog…and for sustaining the blog. It is such a wonderful forum to keep us all connected and for gleaning all kinds of good literary info.

    Comment by Janine — December 8, 2009 @ 5:26 pm | Reply

  2. I also wanted to thank Susan for our blog. I know how much time you spend on it, and I think I can speak (or write) for everyone– how much we appreciate all you do!!!

    Comment by Audrey — December 8, 2009 @ 6:25 pm | Reply

  3. I will “third” that sentiment! The blog is such a great addition to our club and I know it takes time and effort to keep it going. Thanks, Susan, for your energy, persistence and new ideas!

    Comment by Jean — December 8, 2009 @ 10:04 pm | Reply

  4. I think we’re all in agreement! Susan – you’ve done a great job with the blog – as well as organizing all of our meetings and keeping all members informed of all the happenings of the Friday Morning Book Club. You are the guiding force of our book club! Thanks for all you do!

    Comment by nuwest222 — December 9, 2009 @ 12:11 am | Reply

    • You guys are making me blush! I really enjoy the book club and working on the blog. It can be very addicting. I really appreciate everyones comments and love when someone posts an article. I especially want to thank Esther and Janine for their posts and Audrey for her crossword puzzles. If anyone would like to add a post , you are welcomed to do so. Just let me know! It is easy to do!

      Comment by susanbright — December 9, 2009 @ 11:36 am | Reply

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