Archive for the ‘Book Club’ Category

  • Divulge, Devour

    Aug 20, 13 • 218 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Successful book club gears up for second meetingWhen encore launched its foodie mag, Devour, in June, the anticipation of its reaction remained great. We knew there would be a lot of happy culinarians in our city who adore our scene and its vast, evolving...

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    To Larry Lime, Wherever You Are:

    Jul 18, 11 • 439 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Clyde Edgerton dedicates new novel to long-lost friendThe Night Train by Clyde Edgerton Little, Brown and Company $23 At a very young age, I recognized the power of music. For me, the right song performed by my favorite artist took away pain, inspired action...

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  • New Book Club Read:

    May 10, 11 • 155 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    ‘Like Normal People’ explores the love and sacrifice of familyLike Normal People by Karen E. Bender Mariner Books $16.95 Last week I sent my mom a gift for Mother’s Day, but I didn’t send a card. There’s just too much I’d like to say, and...

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  • The Midwife’s Confession

    Apr 12, 11 • 285 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    The Midwife’s Confession by Diane Chamberlain Pomegranate Books, May 6th One of my favorite topics in novels and memoirs alike is the concept of fear. How does one confront that which terrifies her to the core and gather strength to overcome it? It’s a...

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  • Scarred Brilliance:

    Mar 22, 11 • 329 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    New encore book club read will inspireAutobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy Perennial (HarperCollins) $24.50 There was a time in my life when I refused to wear shorts or anything but long sleeves. I remember one particularly hot summer afternoon as a...

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  • Words! And More Words!

    Feb 15, 11 • 139 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    encore book club’s budding spring readsHeavy snow covers the ground and makes Boston’s Beacon Hill appear more like a mountain. While some Bostonians love the lamp-lit and historic cobblestone streets glistening in white, I’m ready to admit, I’m all...

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  • Neighbor Feuds:

    Feb 8, 11 • 246 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    New encore book club read turns up the dramaLove and a Bad Hair Day By Annie Flannigan $14.99 Avon A Since the day my parents moved into their house in my home town, more than 15 years ago, we have been collectively feuding with one of our neighbors. At...

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  • Lifting the Cultural Divide:

    Jan 31, 11 • 153 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    M. Salahuddin Khan creates an empathetic worldSikander By M. Salahuddin Khan $25.00 Karakoram Press Lawrence of arabia is the cinematic retelling of T.E. Lawrence’s autobiography “Revolt in the Desert.” This cinematographic and breathtakingly stunning...

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  • Success is the Best Revenge:

    Dec 14, 10 • 205 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!1 Comment

    Wordsmith sees his dream come to fruitionJigsaw by Ted Miller Brogden M E Publishing $15.99 J.K. Rowling, Ernest Hemingway, Vladimir Nabokov, John Grisham, Ursula LeGuin, Stephen King and Upton Sinclair all have one thing in common: They were all rejected...

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  • Honesty in Reverse:

    Dec 7, 10 • 126 Views • Book Club, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Bush reveals his humanity in latest memoirDecision Points by George Bush Crown $35.00 During the second week of November, I found myself on a road trip with my mom to North Carolina. Our purpose was to handle some legal business concerning a certain negligent...

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