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2017 Programe

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2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006  2005  2004  2003  2002 

2017

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryBeverly AldridgeThe Little Paris BookshopNina George
FebruaryCasey HughesThe Truth According to UsAnnie Barrows
MarchJudy StahlmanMemories of EllaTheresa Wark Huete
AprilBetty Jo HarrisDispatches From PlutoRichard Grant
MayNo meeting because of Memorial Day
JuneLeigh AndersonThe Summer BookTove Jansson
JulyJack KellyMississippi BloodGreg Iles
AugustElise RushingThe NightingaleKristin Hannah
SeptemberKaren CallowayThe Chilbury Ladies ChoirJennifer Ryan
OctoberKaren Foley  
NovemberRita Beane  
DecemberHoliday Dinner:
JanuaryCasey HughesA Gentleman in MoscowAmor Towles

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2016

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Lady in GoldAnne Marie O'Connor
FebruaryRita BeaneThe Orchid ThiefSusan Orlean
MarchJack KellyCircling the SunPaula McLain
AprilKaren FoleyA Man Called OveFredrik Backman
MayNo meeting because of Memorial Day
JuneJudy StahlmanHer Royal SpynessRhys Bowen
JulyCai HamiltonLizzieDorothy Shawhan
AugustMarianne RaleyCarrying Albert HomeHomer Hickman
SeptemberKaren CallawayThe Storied Life of A J FikryGabriel Zevin
OctoberBeverly AldridgeThe Little Paris BookshopNina George
NovemberBetty Jo HarrisThe Madonnas of LeningradDebra Dean
DecemberHoliday Dinner:
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Truth According to UsAnnie Barrows

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2015

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesJustice for EllaPam Johnson
FebruaryBetty Jo HarrisThe Girls Who Went AwayAnn Fessler
MarchBennie BooneElizabeth and Her German GardenElizabeth Von Armin
AprilJudy StahlmanThe Boys in the BoatDaniel James Brown
MayNo meeting because of Memorial Day
JuneLeigh AndersonHome to Holly SpringsJan Karon
JulyMarianne RaleyThe Buddha in the AtticJulie Otsuka
AugustBeverly AldridgeAll the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony Doerr
SeptemberKaren CallawayThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the PieAlan Bradley
OctoberKaren FoleyThe Art of Hearing HeartbeatsJan Philipp Sendker
NovemberRita BeaneThe World's Largest ManHarrison Scott Key
DecemberHoliday Dinner:
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Lady in GoldAnne Marie O'Connor

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2014

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Time In BetweenMaria Duenas
FebruaryKaren FoleyThe Invisible ThreadLaura Schroff
MarchBennie BooneWalking Across EgyptClyde Edgerton
AprilBetty Jo HarrisDavid and GoliathMalcolm Gladwell
MayNo meeting because of Memorial Day
JuneJudy StahlmanThe Butterfly's DaughterAlice Monroe
JulyMarianne RaleyPalisades ParkAlan Brennert
AugustLeigh AndersonThe Lost WifeAlyson Richman
SeptemberRita BeanThe Light Between OceansM L Stedman
OctoberKaren CallawayThe Traitor's WifeAllison Pataki
NovemberBeverly AldridgeLongbourn
(Pride & Prejudice)
Jo Baker
(Jane Austen)
DecemberHoliday Dinner:
JanuaryCasey HughesJustice for EllaPam Johnson
   
    

2013

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Greater Journey: Americans in ParisDavid McCullough
FebruaryKaren CallawayHotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetJames Ford
MarchJudy StahlmanClara and Mr TiffanySusan Vreeland
AprilBennie BooneThe Language of FlowersVanessa Diffenbaugh
MayNo meeting because of Memorial Day
JuneKaren FoleyBayou FarewellMike Tidwell
JulyMarianne RaleyRebeccaDaphne du Maurier
AugustLeigh AndersonThe Cherry Cola Book ClubAshton Lee
SeptemberRita BeaneElephant WhispererLawrence Anthony
OctoberCarolyn KirkThe Widow of the SouthRobert Hicks
NovemberBeverly AldridgeVilla TristeLucretia Grindle
DecemberHoliday Dinner: Monday, December 16 at 7 pm at the home of Mary Emrick, 35 Cemetery Road. 601.446.8162. Bring a dish!
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Time in BetweenMaria Duenas

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2012

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesAlice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House Princess to Washington Power BrokerStacey Cordery
FebruaryDiana GlazeThe Paris Wife: A NovelPaula McLain
MarchRita BeaneLove You to Bits and Pieces. Life with David Helfgott Gillan Helfgott
AprilJudy StahlmanWhistlin Dixie in a  Nor'Easter Lisa Patton
MayNo meeting because of Memorial Day
JuneBeverly AldridgeSarah's KeyTatiana de Rosnay
JulyKaren FoleyIn the Sanctuary of OutcastsNeil White
AugustLeigh AndersonBones of a FeatherCarolyn Haines
SeptemberMarianne RaleyThe Book ThiefMarkus Zusak
OctoberKaren CallawayHotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetJames Ford
NovemberBennie BooneMajor Pettigrew's Last Stand: A NovelHelen Simonson
DecemberHoliday Dinner is on Monday, December 17 at 6 pm at the home of Sue Fountain, 24 Homochitto, 601.445.4554.
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Greater Journey: Americans in ParisDavid McCullough

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2011

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances PerkinsKirstin Downey
FebruaryJudith LarsonAlmost Lost, Nearly FoundNancy Hammerslough
MarchJudy StahlmanRemarkable CreaturesTracy Chevalier
AprilVirginia NewbyWinter GardenKirstin Hannah
MayNo meeting because of Memorial Day
JuneLeigh AndersonRoomEmma Donoghue
JulyJoyce BorumHeaven is for RealTodd Burpo & Lynn Vincent
AugustKaren FoleyCutting for StoneAbraham Verghese
SeptemberRosemary HallCrooked Letter, Crooked LetterTom Franklin
OctoberKaren CallawayThe Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksRebecca Skloot
NovemberJack KellyFall of the House of ZeusCurtis Wilkie
DecemberHoliday Dinner will be Monday December 19 at 7 pm at Roux 61 restaurant.

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2010

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Little BookSelden Edwards
FebruaryMarianne RaleyThe Thirteenth TaleDiane Setterfield
MarchDiana GlazeSaving Fish from DrowningAmy Tan
AprilRosemary HallMountains Beyond MountainsTracy Kidder
MayCancelled because of Memorial Day
JuneLeigh AndersonThe Life & Times of the Thunderbolt KidBill Bryson
JulyKaren FoleyOlive KitteridgeElizabeth Strought
AugustBeverly AldridgeThe Queen's ManSharon Kay Penman
SeptemberBennie BooneSome Things That StaySarah Willis
OctoberKaren CallawayAva's ManRick Bragg
NovemberJack KellyThe HelpKathryn Stockett
DecemberHoliday Dinner    
Monday, December 27 at 7 pm
at the home of Karen Foley, 908 State Street
Recipes
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances PerkinsKirstin Downey

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2009

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesSandra Day O'ConnorJoan Biskupic
FebruaryVirginia NewbyThe Good Earth Pearl Buck
MarchMarianne RaleyLoving FrankNancy Horan
AprilJack KellyPigs in HeavenBarbara Kingsolver
MayCancelled because of Memorial Day
JuneCarolyn RedheadThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie SocietyMary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
JulyKaren FoleyLeft to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust Immaculee Ilibagiza
AugustLeigh AndersonA Walk in the WoodsBill Bryson
SeptemberKaren CallawayGrowing UpRussell Baker
OctoberRosemary HallThe Education of Mr MayfieldDavid Magee
NovemberCarolyn KirkPoor Man's ProvenceRheta Grimsley Johnson
DecemberHoliday Dinner    
Monday, December 28 at 7 pm
at the home of Casey Ann Hughes at 214 South Pearl Street
Recipes

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2008

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesTeam of RivalsDoris Kearns Goodwin
FebruaryJack KellyQueen of the Turtle DerbyJulia Reed
MarchBennie BooneLuncheon of the Boating PartySarah Vreeland
AprilRosemary HallAtonementIan McEwan
MayVirginia NewbyThe AlchemistPaul Coelho
JuneLeigh AndersonSavannah BluesMary Kay Andrews
JulyKaren FoleySame Kind of Different as MeRon Hall & Denver Moore
AugustJoyce BorumClaptonEric Clapton
SeptemberCarolyn RedheadThe Zookeeper's WifeDiane Ackerman
OctoberKaren CallawayThree Cups of TeaGreg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin
NovemberBeverly AldridgeThe ShackWilliam P Young
DecemberHoliday Dinner
At the home of Rosemary Hall, 27 Orange Avenue
Recipes

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2007

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesThe Great DelugeDouglas Brinkley
FebruaryJack KellyThe Holy ManSusan Trott
MarchEveryoneDiscussion of Members' Travels
AprilJoyce BorumLate BloomerFern Michaels
MayJudith LarsonS is for SilenceSue Grafton
JuneLeigh AndersonCan't Wait to Get to HeavenFannie Flagg
JulyKaren FoleyThe Glass CastleJeanette Walls
AugustCarolyn KirkA Thousand Splendid SunsKhaled Hosseini
SeptemberMarianne RaleyA Tree Grows in BrooklandBetty Smith
OctoberKaren CallawayRuth, A Portrait: The Story of Ruth Bell GrahamPatricia Cornwall
NovemberCarolyn RedheadWater for ElephantsSara Gruen
DecemberHoliday Dinner
At the home of Virginia Newby, 116 Pecan Way
Recipes

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2006

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesFive SistersJames Fox
FebruaryJoan McLemoreEudora WeltySuzanne Marr
MarchDiana GlazeConfederacy of DuncesJohn Kennedy Toole
AprilMarianne SweeneyLife of PiYann Martel
MayRosemary HallThis Boy's LifeTobias Wolf
JuneVirginia NewbyTurning AngelGreg Iles
JulyKaren FoleyOrdinary PeopleJudith Guest
AugustLeigh AndersonMarley and MeJohn Grogan
SeptemberSusan DavisThrough Different WindowsL J Christiansen
OctoberKaren CallawayThe Memory Keeper's DaughterKim Edwards
NovemberJudith LarsonI Capture the CastleDodie Smith
DecemberHoliday Dinner
At the home of Karen Callaway, 102 Earhart Drive
Recipes

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2005

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesDesert QueenJanet Wallach
FebruaryJoyce BorumSam's Letters to JenniferJames Patterson
MarchKathy PenningtonThe Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
AprilDorothy PerkinsPearl's SecretNeal Henry
MayVirginia NewbySummer IslandKirsten Hannah
JuneCarolyn RedheadA Prayer for Owen MeanyJohn Irving
JulyMarianne SweeneyQuite a Year for PlumsBailey White
AugustLeigh AndersonA Patchwork PlanetAnne Tyler
SeptemberSusan DavisMy Sister's KeeperJodi Picoult
OctoberRosemary HallNo 1 Ladies Detective AgencyAlexander McCall Smith
NovemberKaren CallawayNever Cry WolfFarley Mowat
DecemberHoliday Dinner
At the home of Joyce Borum, 11 Montebello Drive
Recipes

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2004

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesCharlie Wilson's WarGeorge Crile
FebruaryJoyce BorumHomesickSela Ward
March 6We go to the Races!
MarchBennie BooneVirgin BlueTracy Chevalier
AprilBeverly AldridgeThe Great GatsbyF Scott Fitzgerald
MayDiana GlazeUnder the Tuscan SunFrances Mayes
JuneKaren FoleyThe DaVinci CodeDan Brown
JulyLeigh AndersonAngry Housewives Eating Bon BonsLorna Landvik
AugustRosemary HallThe Pink InstitutionSelah Saterstrom
SeptemberKaren CallawayThe Devil in the White CityErik Laarson
OctoberJeannie LanneauThree JunesJulia Glass
NovemberKathy PenningtonYear of WondersGeraldine Brooks
DecemberHoliday Dinner
At the home of Judy Stahlman, 18 Magnolia Bluff Road
Recipes

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2003

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesJefferson Davis: AmericanWilliam J Cooper
FebruaryJoan McLemoreMount Vernon Love StoryMary Higgins Clark
MarchCarolyn KirkBig Cherry HollerAdriana Trigiani
AprilMartha MitchellPeace Like a RiverLeif Enger
MayOops! It's a holiday!
JuneBeverly AldridgeThe Last GirlsLee Smith
JulyJack KellyLamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood PalChristopher Moore
AugustKaren FoleyThe Secret Life of BeesSue Monk Kidd
SeptemberLeigh AndersonMurder on a Bad Hair DayAnne George
OctoberKaren CallawaySeabiscuitLaura Hillenbrand
NovemberTheresa GasconThe Devil Wore PradaLauren Weisberger
DecemberHoliday Dinner
At the home of Jack Kelly, 305 Arlington
Recipes

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2002

Month
(Fourth Monday)
LeaderTitleAuthor
JanuaryCasey HughesJohn AdamsDavid McCullough
FebruaryBennie BooneOne Writer's BeginningsEudora Welty
MarchCheryl PersonOne Thousand White WomenJim Fergus
AprilJudy StahlmanThe SummonsJohn Grisham
MayBeverly AldridgeThe Light in the PiazzaElizabeth Spencer
JuneLeigh AndersonBig Stone GapAdriana Trigiani
JulyKaren FoleyThe Hunting SeasonNevada Barr
AugustDiana GlazeSkipping ChristmasJohn Grisham
SeptemberKaren CallawayMiss Julia Takes OverAnn B Ross
OctoberDaviod AldridgeThe Ghost at Lobo PeakDavid Aldridge
NovemberSusan DavisSleep No MoreGreg Iles
DecemberHoliday Dinner
At the home of Diana Glaze. 107 North Meadow
Recipes
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