October 13th, 2019
Home | Log in!

On Top Shelf
THE BEWILDERED BRIDETHE BEWILDERED BRIDE
Fresh Pick
Todays_Pick
THE LIBRARY OF THE UNWRITTEN

Reviewer Application

Meet us @ Bouchercon

New Books This Week

Latest Articles

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
White Lady--a ghost not only seeking bloody revenge but demanding assistance to get it.


slideshow image
Alliances with the dead could be all that keeps her alive.


slideshow image
Moving on has never been harder—or so perfectly unpredictable…


slideshow image
Can they end the feud between the MacInnes and Glendenning Clans that has persisted since the Battle of Culloden?


slideshow image
Romance about enemies-to-lovers who fall for each other in a small Massachusetts coastal town.


slideshow image
Feuding families, a legacy to prove and redemption...


slideshow image
What do you do when you are forgotten by the man you’ve loved for twenty years? What do you do if you are the one who is remembered?



Best books for October


Barnes & Noble

Fresh Fiction Blog
Get to Know Your Favorite Authors

Sara Reyes | Book Club Hang Over...

facebookgoodreads

Pat saw a tee shirt on wireless.com -- "Not so loud, I had book club last night." A wine glass on its side was also featured. Some Thursday mornings I do feel that way, especially after a really exciting book club dinner. I'd call it a meeting as in book club meeting, but to be honest, it's more a wild dinner party.

This week we had new visitors and for a portion of the evening...say until the lasagna made it to the table...we were on our "good" behavior. Then it went down hill or wild after that! All I can say, is good thing our dogs are quiet. They do get petted on the way out the door so I guess that is their reward. Husband and son just hide out. It's safer that way!


Linda Howard Book club
Originally uploaded by freshfiction
O ur food theme was "Italian" but we had to add a Southern twist in honor of our guest, Linda Howard. Not only was it a Southern twist but also a recipe plucked right from one of Linda's books! Claire's Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding! And let me tell you, it must have coffee! In fact we completely lost the Italian theme after the main entrees of lasgna and chicken alfredo...the desserts were bountiful: orange-cranberry bread, pumpkin bread, blackberry pie, bread pudding and of course, killer chocolate cake! And coffee! It's a wonder no one went into a sugar induced coma!

DEATH ANGEL by Linda HowardWe did talk talk talk about Death Angel which for some reason I just want to call DARK ANGEL. I even had a reminder jotted down so I wouldn't screw it up. We found out the death scene in the middle came from an idea Linda Howard had years ago and finally came together when she got the idea that the hero (not sure he's all traditional hero material) kills the heroine. If you haven't read DEATH ANGEL we highly recommend it! Not your usual heroic material for either protagonist, but there is some hot hot scenes! Oh, yeah, and a few twists and turns. Unexpected ones at that! Read it! Our book club urges you!

Since we had Linda Howard on the phone, the conversation did wander off to our favorite books: MR. PERFECT and the MacKenzies. I mean, seriously, who could not wish there were more MacKenzie stories? EVERY ONE!!!! And discussion ran heavy on which one was THE BEST! I think we finally agreed everyone could have their own opinion. Still think Gwen is wrong btw.

After the call we also talked about which was the first Linda Howard we read and loved...versus which one we read and hated. I say, look at it this way, with a Linda Howard book you love or hate but either way you read the whole thing!

Sara Reyes
reporting for DFW Tea Readers
"sheesh it's only Saturday and I'm still recovering from book club!"

 

 

Comments

1 comment posted.

Re: Sara Reyes | Book Club Hang Over...

Sometimes book club is like recovering from a really good book I couldn't put down- it takes a day or two to let what happened flow through you. But I always consider that a good thing- it confirms my love of it. I so agree that every book club should have its own themed tee shirt!
(Sara Edmonds 11:07pm November 22, 2008)

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

 

© 2003-2019 off-the-edge.net  all rights reserved Privacy Policy