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It’s Lisa Scottoline Weekend!

You might not know this about me but I’m a big Lisa Scottoline fan!


It happened rather serendipitously like most things do to me but I’m happy that they did. This weekend our book club (of which I’m host) gets to visit Lisa at her HOUSE!! It’s a great day of meeting new friends, eating food, playing with the doggies, and getting to know Lisa and Francesca better.  Lisa very generously opens up her home to complete strangers.  I don’t know of any other author who does that.  Last year was my first year and I’m thrilled to be going again.

In fact, if you’re reading this on a Saturday, I’m there now, enjoying myself! Stay tuned for more about this wonderful weekend with a very generous author, Lisa Scottoline. I’m also VERY excited about her latest book because my FRIEND will be in it! Not telling you what or why but I’ll let you know as soon as the book drops!

Meanwhile, check out some of my book reviews:

Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Look Again

Don’t Go

Everywhere That Mary Went

Here’s a pic of the 3 of us who went last year.

Lisa Scottoline Book Club Party





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Lisa Scottoline Book Club Everywhere that Mary Went

My Lisa Scottoline book review

fun, huh?

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Lisa Scottoline Book Club – Don’t Go UPDATE!!

I know I know, how many book clubs can one woman person belong to??

As many as I can!

So that is why I started the Lisa Scottoline book club at Towne Book Center and Cafe. There are many reasons to read Lisa Scottoline:

  1. She writes good stories
  2. She’s a local and includes local landmarks
  3. There’s a chance to get invited to her house!!!

Unconventional Librarian Lisa Scottoline Don't Go

That’s me mugging with her latest book, late at night, at work.  Booksellers are notorious night owls!

Even though this is only my second Lisa Scottoline book (the first was Look Again), I got caught up in the plot very quickly.  I also thought I had the story figured out.

Boy was I wrong.

No spoilers here, but man was this a good story of a soldier serving in Afghanistan who has to deal with some inexplicable crises.  And while this is a quick moving tale, I would love a little bit less conversation and a teeny bit more descriptive text.  But man did I go through the coffee finishing this one; I didn’t want to put it down!

Thanks for a good read Lisa, I hope to see you at your house this fall for your Book Club Open House soiree!!

Can’t wait to go clubbing tonight!


Book club was SO SO fun! We had an excellent discussion and even agreed to keep the book club going through the summer which is no small feat, for sure.  I’m looking forward to reading one of Lisa Lisa’s older titles:  Come Again, for  our June meeting!


The uber cool people over at Macmillan hipped me to this thing called SoundCloud where you can listen to snippets of books.  I may have found my new addiction after cake, coffee, and Pinterest.  Lisa’s book Don’t Go is available to listen to on audio over at SoundCloud.  Check it out below.

How cool is that, huh?


way. oh boy, i’m gonna need another ipad just to listen to books. good thing my birthday is coming up in (sigh) 6 months…

Go enjoy the book!


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Lisa Scottoline and World Book Night

You might have heard about World Book Night.  It’s this great opportunity for book lovers to give  away books for free! Really, there’s no catch! This year, I again applied and was chosen to be a World Book Night Giver. The even funner part of this is that now that I work at a bookstore, Towne Book Center & Cafe, I get to help provide some of the magic of giving!

For example, we made a display of all the World Book Night picks.

WorldBookNight Collage

And In honor of my pick being chosen as a World Book Night choice, we decided to have a Lisa Scottoline reading group, and you’re invited! The group will meet Wednesday March 27 at 7pm in the bookstore.


Want to join us? You can meet us in person or you can join us online at our Facebook Page and we can chat that way as well.

I’m very excited about reading Lisa’s book as this will be my first book even though I met her last fall at an event she did at the book store!

It is my wildest dream that she’ll show up since she’s local; a girl can dream, right?

Anyway, I’d love to hear more about what you’re doing for World Book Night.

Tell me about your pick!


Want more information about World Book Night and maybe joining next year? Here’s the link.

MEDworldbooknight Collage