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I’m moving

Hello readers and friends– My site is moving, but will be the same, with a new address. Look for me at  www.booksandbuttons.com. You’ll see my usual page with a row of books at the top. And there is a new … Continue reading

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the book club met: The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston

There were mixed opinions tonight at book club about The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston and Mark Spezi.  All agreed that it “went right along”, well, most all.  That’s the thing about a group of readers—seldom can you say … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Book club met on Tuesday night and we discussed The Postmistress by Sarah Blake. One of our members loved the book and he read it in two nights.  It turned out that he was a rose among thorns because the … Continue reading

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Book Review: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Have you ever wanted to live in the Amazon?  No?  Me either. But it’s sort of interesting to read about.  And talk about.  And that’s what we did at book club this week.  Most of the group agreed that it … Continue reading

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Book Club Meeting March 2013

We met tonight to discuss The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason. Everyone read it, everyone liked it! It was a good discussion with everyone agreeing that the plot definitely made it a book that was hard to put down. (See … Continue reading

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Book Club Meeting—Fahrenheit 451

The book club met tonight and we discussed Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.  The member who suggested the book was drawing again from his famous banned books list. It was a good discussion because there were eight of us there, … Continue reading

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Book Club Meeting–March

The book club met last night and we reviewed Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller.  Can’t recommend it myself. But, next month—-is a delightful read—-The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley It’s a mystery written in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Devil in the White City

Book club met on Tuesday night–another rainy one!  Almost all of us were there—and what a great discussion about this month’s book!  If your club is seeking a bump in enthusiasm, I’d suggest this one in a minute. The Devil … Continue reading

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OK, the really last post about Genghis Khan

Went to the book club meeting to discuss this month’s selection–Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford. If you’ve been following my posts about the book,  you know I’ve been a little skeptical.  I was … Continue reading

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