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July 2009 Book Clubs Schedule

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The July 2009 Book Clubs Schedule

June 29 to July 31


Talk about Books & Authors


Center Stage


Mary Kay Andrews -- June 29 to July 3

Mary Kay Andrews joins us this week to talk about The Fixer Upper. See all Mary Kay Andrews titles.


Dorothea Benton Frank-- July 6 to 10

Dorothea Benton Frank joins us this week for a discussion of Return to Sullivans Island. See all Dorothea Benton Frank titles.


Steve Martini -- July 13 to 17

Steve Martini talks to us about his latest novel, Guardian of Lies. See all Steve Martini titles.


Jennifer Weiner -- July 20 to 24

Jennifer Weiner visits the Book Clubs to talk about Best Friends Forever. See all Jennifer Weiner titles.


Daniel Silva -- July 27 to 31

Daniel Silva talks to us about The Defector. See all Daniel Silva titles.



New Reads: East of the Sun with the author, Julia Gregson


As the Kaisar-i-Hind weighs anchor for Bombay in the autumn of 1928, its passengers ponder their fate in a distant land. They are part of the "Fishing Fleet" -- the name given to the legions of Englishwomen who sail to India each year in search of husbands, heedless of the life that awaits them. The inexperienced chaperone Viva Holloway has been entrusted to watch over three unsettling charges. There's Rose, as beautiful as she is naïve, who plans to marry a cavalry officer she has met a mere handful of times. Her bridesmaid, Victoria, is hell-bent on losing her virginity en route before finding a husband of her own. And shadowing them all is the malevolent presence of a disturbed schoolboy named Guy Glover.

From the parties of the wealthy Bombay socialites to the poverty of Tamarind Street, from the sooty streets of London to the genteel conversation of the Bombay Yacht Club, East of the Sun is graced with lavish detail and a penetrating sensitivity -- historical fiction at its greatest.


Talk about Genres & Ideas


The Classics book club reads The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Current Events book club reads The Scandal of Reform by Francis S. Barry


The Epics book club continues Dante's The Paradiso.


The Fantasy & Science Fiction reads Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson; as well as The Road by Corman McCarthy- With a special visit by Brandon Sanderson!

The Fiction book club reads Return to Sullivans Island. The author, Dorothea Benton Frank, will join the discussion.


The Gardening book club takes a look at Home Outside by Julia Moir Messervy.

The Literature by Women book club reads The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.

The Mystery book club welcomes Lisa Unger as she joins us to chat about Die For You, as well as John Connolly who will join in to discuss his latest book, The Lovers.

The Paranormal book club reads Black and White by Jackie Kessler and Caitlin KittredgeDarkness Calls by Marjorie M. Liu.

The Romantic Reads book club reads the Tairen Soul series by C.L. Wilson.

The Shakespeare book club reads theSonnets by William Shakespeare.


The Religion & Spirituality book club reads The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell.

The Teen Reads book club reads Crank by Ellen Hopkins.

And be sure to visit our blogs, Unabashedly Bookish and Letter Blocks!

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