Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Vote Now for the July Book Club Selection

Thank you everyone for voting.

The winning book is Best Friends Forever!

I did things a little differently this time and if you voted for a book, you were entered to win a book.  

Congratulations to Barbi from The Bold Blend.


It's time to vote for the next book club selection!

Mimi's Pick....Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner.

From Amazon....

Addie Downs and Valerie Adler will be best friends forever. That’s what Addie believes after Valerie moves across the street when they’re both nine years old. But in the wake of betrayal during their teenage years, Val is swept into the popular crowd, while mousy, sullen Addie becomes her school’s scapegoat.
Flash-forward fifteen years. Valerie Adler has found a measure of fame and fortune working as the weathergirl at the local TV station. Addie Downs lives alone in her parents’ house in their small hometown of Pleasant Ridge, Illinois, caring for a troubled brother and trying to meet Prince Charming on the Internet. She’s just returned from Bad Date #6 when she opens her door to find her long-gone best friend standing there, a terrified look on her face and blood on the sleeve of her coat. "Something horrible has happened," Val tells Addie, "and you’re the only one who can help."
Best Friends Forever is a grand, hilarious, edge-of-your-seat adventure; a story about betrayal and loyalty, family history and small-town secrets. It’s about living through tragedy, finding love where you least expect it, and the ties that keep best friends together.


Connie's Pick....Seven Year Switch by Claire Cook.

Roll out your beach blanket for this sweet summer read about making mistakes and moving on. Struggling and sassy single mom Jill—left to raise three-year-old Anastasia when husband Seth runs away to join the Peace Corp—is just about over the devastating loss when Seth reappears seven years later ready to pick up where they left off. Jill wrestles with her still-raw anger and her precocious daughter's heart-breaking need for her daddy back in her life. Honey, if you don't forgive him, it'll eat you alive, counsels Jill's boss and best friend, Joni. For his part, It wasn't the life we planned, Seth explains. But Anastasia helps him remember it's the life he needs while Jill discovers letting go teaches you how to hold onto new possibilities. 

You have until Monday, July 2nd to vote on the Facebook Group Page.


  1. Oh I vote for the first and did on the site- I am intrigued as to what happened just from reading the description!

  2. I'm thinking we need to read both. Whichever doesn't win is the next pick. LOL!

  3. I vote BFF, but only because someone loaned it to me and I have been looking for an excuse to read it!

  4. I've been wanting to read BFF too! Both sound good though, I like MiMi's suggestion of one this month and the other next month.

  5. Jennifer Weiner! I've read a couple of her other books but haven't read this one yet.

  6. I should probably join your book club since I quit my local book club!!!

  7. how have i been missing this