About our book club
Our book club, Readers and Eaters, is 16 women brought together by our children who attended our local elementary school. We are all avid readers who also like to include treats based on the theme of the featured book. We meet in a variety of places, go on field trips and plan at least two weekend get-aways per year. We also like to go to movies or plays based on books we have read. Of course, we always prefer the book version.
Books we didn't like
We're sure some of your readers will do a double-take when they see these titles, but we truly did not enjoy "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert or "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson.
Books we liked
"The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant, "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver, "Snow Falling on Cedars" by David Guterson, "A Walk in the Woods" by
It isn't mandatory to read the book. You can usually find at least one other member to socialize with who has not read or finished the book that month. Just hearing book suggestions from other members is an important part of our club.
Our next book
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