Tuesday, February 26, 2008

March 19 Meeting. A big welcome to Kit Kennedy and her open mic experience.

Betty's List Bookclub is very excited to once again have Kit Kennedy and her stable of outstanding readers organizing an open mic night experience for us. If you are a writer, please feel free to bring a short excerpt of your novel, or a compelling poem, or a bit of memoir to share.

See you there!
Cynthia K

Sunday, February 24, 2008

March/April Calendar

Here's what I know so far about the March/April Calendar. As soon as the facilitators send me the details of their meetings, I will post them here.

Enjoy your reading. Cynthia K

Rebel Readers
Next book is The Famished Road by Ben Okri
March 19 at 6:30 at a Member's House
April Book is March by Geraldine Brooks
This group is complete

Tuesday Evening Book Nuts
Next book is The Tea House Fire by Ellis Avery
April 1 at 6:30 at Duboce Park Cafe
This group welcomes new members...just read the book and turn up!

Can't Fail Group
Next book is Lolita in Tehran
April 20 at noon at a member's house
May book is A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
This group is complete

Discovery Group
Next book is Senator's Wife by Sue Miller
April 17 meeting at 7:00 at a Members House
This group is complete

Discovery Group 2
Next book is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
April 9 meeting at 6:30 at a Member's House
May book is Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet
This group is looking for 1 or 2 more members (contact me at BookSavvy@aol.com if you would like to join)

Book Goddesses
Next Book is More Like Wrestling by Danyel Smith
March 30 meeting at 4 pm at a member's house
April Book is The Bean Treas by Barbara Kingsolver

New East Bay Group
Next Book is Tall Grass by Sandra Dallas
March 18 meeting is at 6:30 at a Members house
Contact me at BookSavvy@aol.com if you would like to be in this new group.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Huge Thanks to Lucy Bledsoe....Great Reading!

A huge thanks to Lucy Bledsoe for her terrific reading from her new book Apple. And thanks to the members of the Betty's List Book Club for the great turnout. Rachel Herbert and her wonderful staff take such superb care of us!

Lucy Bledsoe reads from her novel Apple.

Lucy Bledsoe enjoying Betty Sullivan's Introduction.

Dr. Betty Sullivan among the daffodils.

Full house at the Duboce Park Cafe.

Jen and Heather enjoy Lucy's reading.

Lucy Bledsoe reads for the Betty's List Book Club

Lucy's friend from High School~

Guess which one is the Birthday Girl?

Lucy Bledsoe, author of Apple, with Betty's List Book Club Co-chair, and author of Book Savvy, Cynthia Lee Katona.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Valentine's Day Febraury 14 The Perfect Gift

Happy Valentine's Day to all my favorite readers. Give the gift of books and passionate conversation this Valentine's day...I'll be delighted to inscribe something sexy in a copy of Book Savvy for your favorite reader. Enjoy.
Cynthia K