Book Clubs


I really appreciate a book that can intrigue me from page 1. That is so delicious! Other books are like eating dry bread; they seem bland and unsatisfying and I don't know why I continue reading. I'm hungry for something sweet, something to captivate me, entertain me, delight me, right away. So Susan Vreeland almost lost me as she painstakingly assembled her cast of characters for 

All Aboard for the Edible Mystery Tour

 The Edible Mystery Tour Mystery Tour continued on June 30th as we ate our way through Bloodroot by Susan Wittig Albert. Herb bread, tomato pie and rosemary cookies were among the treats participants enjoyed as we discussed this book which is set in Mississippi and features family skeletons dating back to the Civil War. The tour highlights mysteries which include recipes.   Next stop on the Tour is on July 21st at 1pm for Sticks and Scones by Diana Mott Davidson. Sounds yummy!

New Book Club Premieres July 1

A cooperative effort between the Barbara Bush Library and the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts begins tomorrow with the first session of the "Pen and Paintbrush Book Club." This group will meet during each exhibition cycle at the museum, and will include a museum tour, a discussion of a classic book tied to the exhibition theme, a viewing of a related film, and one or more special lectures.

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