Show of HandsShow of Hands

firefly5 March 19th, 2015 4:26am

Book Club: There are a handful of us that do a book club. We "meet" by video chat after finishing each book. We're getting ready to start a new one now. If you're interested in joining, let me know in the comments. Details inside.

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Kay41 the Midwest
03/19/15 3:54 pm

I am so upset that I missed it. I really thought it was tonight. I read the book so I could participate. Waaaaahhhh!!!! 😨😨😨

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 9:42 pm

If you'd like, a couple people couldn't make it. I bet we could do a round 2.

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 3:48 pm

Yeah? I'll make sure to add you.

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 3:50 pm

Shoot. Can you send me an email?

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
03/19/15 10:59 am

Not at this time. Probably everything you read is far over my head. I'm trying to get my brain functioning again after being on antidepressant which did a lot of damage to my memory.

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 3:47 pm

I'm sorry to hear it. Honestly, we don't pick particularly lofty books or anything. They're fun books, and almost all have been great stories.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
03/19/15 8:15 pm

Please let me know. Exercise beats pills for depression hands down.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
03/19/15 8:27 pm

Speaking of books. My cousin wrote an award winning children's book. "The Tree Lady" by H. Joseph Hopkins

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 9:42 pm

I'll look for it. Thanks! And I'll let you know what our next book is, too. Actually, if you send me an email, I'll give you the link.

b4mytime Orange County, CA
03/19/15 6:49 am

I'd love to join. I work odd hours (most evenings) so I hope I can make the conferences.

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 8:35 am

Cool. If you give me your email address, I'll add you. You can send it to my address (below) to avoid doing it here.

jackietheman Just Stop...
03/19/15 6:28 am

Hit me with some details, I'd love to join. (Unfortunately, we are traveling soon so I don't think I can make a group video call)

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 8:35 am

Yeah, send me an email (info below), and I'll add you.

firefly5 the verse
03/18/15 9:38 pm

You can email me at:

The pace is manageable (~70-100 pages per week). To pick a new book, we have everyone who cares to, nominate a book. We then rank these and go with the overall winner.

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 6:01 am

They look like really good books, too.

listgarten SF Bay Area
03/19/15 3:40 pm

If it not on your radar, check out "The Martian" by Andy Weir (Ages 14+)
It's an awesome book and I'd join a discussion about it, but I don't have any time to read, even only 70-100 pgs/week.

firefly5 the verse
03/19/15 3:46 pm

I'll make sure to read it. Thanks!

firefly5 the verse
03/18/15 9:32 pm

Books we've done so far:

The End of Eternity (Isaac Asimov)
A Scanner Darkly (Phillip K Dick)
The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
I Am the Messenger (Markus Zusak)

firefly5 the verse
03/18/15 9:33 pm

Neverwhere (Neil Gaiman)
The Postmortal (Drew Magary)
American Gods (Neil Gaiman)
Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Laini Taylor)

kermie gaytopia
03/18/15 10:07 pm

Oh that naughty Philip K

03/20/15 1:50 pm

Oh man, some of my favorites on that list. Maybe I should give it a shot.

firefly5 the verse
03/22/15 6:07 pm

Send me an email. I'll add you.

imanag My heaven on Earth
03/18/15 9:28 pm

What are you reading? Y'all probably ought to sign me up. :)

firefly5 the verse
03/18/15 9:35 pm

We're between books, and we're just getting ready to pick a new one. You'll see a hangouts chat invite.

imanag My heaven on Earth
03/19/15 8:14 am

Why yes, yes I am. 😊