It’s Book Club Saturday!
I know, I say it as if I’ve told you; like you should be as excited for this day finally being here as I am. As though we’ve been planning it for weeks,
But, go with me on this, because it’s new.
New as in, I am laying in my bed at 5:30am on this very Saturday morning, wide awake thanks to some wild cat sex going on in my front yard, when I decide that this Saturday, and every first Saturday of every month henceforth, should be Book Club Saturday.
We will pick books. And talk about books. And movies made from books. And probably a bunch of other stuff not really related to books because we also like to get sidetracked here sometimes.
Hopefully, if nothing else comes from Book Club Saturday, I will be able to start every month with a new list of books I can and should read when I have time (which I actually seem to have a bunch of since I find myself sitting in the car waiting for my children quite frequently these days with nothing more than a book and a talkative preschooler in the back to keep me company).
Last month we read Twilight. Personally, I can never really get enough of Twilight and have read that book at least 3 times. Maybe 4. I’ve lost count.
The natural next step would be to read New Moon. You know, revisit the entire series to get pumped before heading to the movie theater parking lot to tailgate with the teen fangirls (which you are clearly not one of despite your desire to act like it) this November when Breaking Dawn II comes out.
But, I really sorta hated New Moon. I mean, I loved it, because it’s part of the whole Twilight story and all, but I hated it. Even finishing it faster than the others so I could end the torture of it all.
So, I don’t want to read it again. Even though it makes sense. Even though it feels right. It just feels so completely wrong.
But, if I buck expectations and skip New Moon (which, for the record is what is happening here because my heart will not let my brain read that book again), I’m still left struggling over what to read.
Clearly this is where you come in.
First, you really need to go over to The Copia and join my group. You don’t have to buy the books on the site (or at all actually) to be involved (although they would totally love it if you would), just join the community and like, participate and stuff. Even if you’ve decided to not read the selected book, you can still weigh in on the scintillating conversations we are having over there.
You can just login with Facebook. Then, if you do want to read, you can do it on your computer, on your portable device, or you can kick it old school and go get the selected book from the store or the library or wherever old school people like to get old school stuff from.
Once you’re an official member, help me pick a book! We can go ahead and skip the heck outta New Moon and read Eclipse. Or, we can really get nutty and not even mess with the Twilight series anymore and instead, move on to The Host…
Have you read it yet? I picked it up ages ago, after finishing the whole Twilight series and still wanting to love on Stephanie Meyer. I remember it being good, but I don’t really remember exactly what it’s about. So I’m thinking I might want to brush up on the deets before the movie comes out!
Not really feeling the vampire-alien-human-love-saga right now? I get that. Vamp-love, and I guess alien-love for that matter, isn’t really for everyone. But, a mama can never have too much good parenting advice
to ignore, so maybe we can go with one of these two parenting books I’ve been wanting to try out…
Or, if my suggestions are hideously bad (which may totally be the case), you can make an alternate suggestion for us (here on the blog or IN MY COMMUNITY ON THE COPIA).
But join my club,
that’s really all I care about, so we can read together and maybe have some fun book wine Twitter parties where we can talk about why Robsten is all busted up. Or books.