2014-2015 Alumnae Book Club!

Please make plans to join us for our 2014-2015 line up of the Alumnae Book Club!  The full listing of books, authors and meeting dates can be found below. Meetings will take place in the Chapel Commons Room from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

 

September 16, 2014 – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

October 21, 2014 – Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and her dramatic Rescue by Seal Team 6 by Jessica Buchanan

November 18, 2014 – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

December 16, 2014 – Flora & Ulyssees by Kate DeCamillo

January 20, 2015 – Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

February 17, 2015 – George Washington’s Secret Six: The spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade/Don Yeager

March 17, 2015 – The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

April 21, 2015- Chimes From a Cracked Southern Belle by Susan Reinhardt

May 19, 2014 – Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

 

For questions and/or additional information, please contact Marilyn Jones, ‘75 at jonesma@meredith.edu.  We hope to see you there!

Calling all Charlotte Alumnae!

The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter Book Club is kicking-off its first official year! We would love for you to join us to share a time of fellowship and of reading. Please plan to join us each month or just drop in as you’re able. See below for dates and book selections. Should you have any questions or need any additional information, please feel free to contact Meredith Alexander, ’09 (meredith.e.alexander@gmail.com).

All book club meetings will take place at at Mugs Coffee at 2:00 and will generally conclude by 3:30pm. Mugs Coffee is located in the Park Selwyn Shopping Center, on the corner of Park Rd and Selwyn Ave, next to Portofino’s Italian Restaurant and Lucky Lou’s Tavern.

We would love to see you there!

Sunday, Sept. 8: Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
Sunday, Oct 6: A Land More Kind than Home, Wiley Cash
Sunday, Nov 3: Z a Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, Therese Anne Fowler
Sunday, Dec. 8: The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
Sunday, Jan 5.: The Scent of Rain & Lightening, Nancy Pickard
Sunday, Feb. 2: Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg
Sunday, March: 2: The Light Between Oceans, M.L. Stedman
Sunday, April 6: The Marlowe Papers, Ros Barber
Sunday, May 4: Life after Life, Kate Atkinson
Sunday, June 1: May We Be Forgiven, A. M. Homes

2013-2014 Alumnae Book Club Listing!

Please make plans to join us for our 2013-2014 line up of Alumnae Book Club!  The full listing of books by month can be found below.  Stay tuned for meeting locations and days of the week!  For questions and/or additional information, please contact Marilyn Jones, ‘75 at jonesma@meredith.edu.  We hope to see you there!

September  – Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

October  – Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

November  – Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini

December  – Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard

January  – The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

February  – The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry

March – A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash

April  – Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

May  – The Secret Lives of Dresses by Erin McKeon

Alumnae Book Club is back!

The Meredith College Alumnae Book club will be starting up for the 2012-2013 season in September. Below you’ll find a complete listing of this year’s books as well as the meeting locations for each book club.  All meeting will begin with a social time at 6:30 and the discussion will start at 7pm.  We hope to see you there!

September 18 – 11/22/63: A Novel by Stephen King – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

October 16 – South of Broad by Pat Conroy – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

November 13 – You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

December 11 – A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

January 15 – Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilence, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

February 19 – The Paris Wife by Paula McLain – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

March 19 – In the Garden of Beasts:  Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson – Meet in 144 Martin (old Hunter bldg)

April 9 – Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

May 21 – Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck – Meet in the Chapel Commons Room

Alumnae Book Club December Dates!

The Alumnae Book Club selection for the month of December is The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck. Please make plans to join us on campus for one of our two monthly book club meetings.  For additional information, please contact Amanda Oliver at oliveram@meredith.edu.

12-8-11 – Meet at 6:30pm in the Alumnae House Parlor
12-13-11 – Meet at 6:30pm in the Chapel Commons Room

We hope to see you soon!

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