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Stephanie
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Welcomes and Introductions

Welcome to the First Look Book Club for Amy Dickinson's memoir The Mighty Queens of Freeville.  I'm Stephanie, and I'm honored to be your moderator for this club.  

 

Please introduce yourself here and share a little bit about yourself. 

Stephanie
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GnANorman
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Re: Welcomes and Introductions

I'm so excited! This is my second First Look Book Club and I completely enjoyed the last experience! I'm a Navy wife who is currently living in Newport, RI. The kids are back in school giving me more time to read non-picture books. I love reading Dear Abby, so I'm looking forward to reading "The Mighty Queens of Freeville!"
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rebeccarobbins120
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Hi I am rebecca R and Looking forward to reading this. I love reading, but I am a mom af 3 so limited time :smileyhappy:

 

Cant wait for this one

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bmbrennan
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Hi,

My name is Bridgid and I am a nurse from Philly, PA.  I love being involved in the First Look discussions.  This will be my fourth, if I get it.  I have enjoyed all the books and the best part at least for me is that I don't have the critics biasing me one way or the other.  I am the type of person who has to see movies or read new books before others do, I don't know why, I have always been this way.  Looking forward to reading and discussing this book.

bmbrennan
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vivico1
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Hi, its me Vivian from Oklahoma. I like that we had a choice this time and I am looking forward to the club. Good to see you guys.
Vivian
~Those who do not read are no better off than those who can not.~ Chinese proverb
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hannah7299
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Hi, I'm Hannah and I am excited to be doing the First Look again!  This book seems like it will be really enjoyable. 
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Kourt
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Re: Welcomes and Introductions

Hey all! Crossing my fingers I get in this one!!
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bookowlie
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Hi, I'm Carolyn and am looking forward to another First Look book. This will be my 2nd First Look, if I get it. I agree, it's nice to have a choice of books this time, although both choices looked great!
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pjmama
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Hi everybody--

So hard to choose, but I think The Mighty Queens looks great.  Can't wait to read it and hear what everyone thinks.  I'm a mom of two and a former English teacher, so I love the discussions. 

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kbetts01
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Re: Welcomes and Introductions

Hello, I'm Kathy, mom of three boys and member of two other (not on the web), book clubs.  This is my third time doing the First Look book club and think it is wonderful.

PS...I am a little confused though, in the past we had to send an email to get the book, but all I did was hit a link that said register for the book and after clicking I ended up here...how will they know my mailing address?

Kathy B

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Proud mom to three boys
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kbetts01
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I found the sign up thread...sorry

kathy b

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Proud mom to three boys
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brittanybe
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Wow lots of moms on here! I live in Denver, CO and have two daughters, both toddlers. I did The Monster's of Templeton and loved that book. I'm excited to get my hands on MQ of Freeville.
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kayJ
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Hi I am Kay. I am excited to join for the first time and hope I get the book. I look forward to it.
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debbook
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Re: Welcomes and Introductions

Hey Kourt, I noticed that you are on both First Look boards. I hope you didn't register for both because according to the rules you will be disqualified. If you did maybe you can contact admin and retract one. I'd hate to see you miss out.

Kourt wrote:
Hey all! Crossing my fingers I get in this one!!

 

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Stephanie
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Re: Welcomes and Introductions

Kathy B

 

Glad you found the sign up thread - no need to be sorry!  

Stephanie
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Stephanie
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Great to see so many people are already interested - I think this is going to be a terrific group.  I'm looking forward to it! 
Stephanie
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Dulcie101
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Hi I'm Dulcie; I just joined the book club tonight; I am an avid reader and am finding myself rather lost with my children's growing independence and social lives. I do hope to get accepted for this read but either way I am looking forward to reading the book and seeing different views on it.
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kanellio65
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This is my third First Look Book Club time and The Mighty Queens of Freeville looks like my favorite so far. I surely hope I get picked this time. Since starting with First Look, I have now started reviewing books for fun the past 6 months and am loving it. Thanks, First Look, for getting me started!
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carole0707
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Re: Welcomes and Introductions

Hello All

My name is Carole and I'm a grandmother from PA.  This is my first B&N book club sign up, so I'm really excited to do this.  I hope I get it.  I'll read this book either way, it sounds great.

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LillyAndLola
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Re: Welcomes and Introductions

Hey, Stephanie! Hope my registration went through. Is there any way to confirm that you received it? I love Amy Dickinson and am really eager to participate!
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