Is your book club reading Sparrow Migrations or The Orphan Daughter? Drop me a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. I’d be happy to join your discussion in person or via Skype. Or send a picture, and I’ll feature here.
Check out suggested book club discussion questions for Sparrow here, and for Orphan Daughter here. (Warning – spoilers!)
The Bubbling Babes purchased a book club discussion with me to benefit the Peninsula Township Library. Thanks to Bonobo winery for donating the beautiful venue + libations and refreshments. June 2019.
Believe it or not, this is a summer evening in Traverse City, Mich. Lovely al fresco discussion. of The Orphan Daughter. June 2019.
This group read Sparrow Migrations a few years ago and was kind enough to invite me for The Orphan Daughter. April 2019.
More auction winners and readers — this time the beneficiary was the TCAPS Montessori PTO. Thanks for reading and supporting education, ladies! May 2019
East Bay Library book club. Thanks for inviting me to your Sparrow Migrations discussion and thanks for the very fitting bird feeder gift! May 2019
These lovely ladies met on the Old Mission Peninsula, setting for The Orphan Daughter! Thanks for reading. November 2018.
It was fun to do a Sparrow book club in November 2018, the eighth anniversary of the first draft’s completion.
Pageturners Book Club from Peninsula Community Library. What a great turnout smack dab in the novel’s setting.
Fairview, Utah! First time in the Beehive State (to my knowledge.)
Suburban Philadelphia. Thanks for reading up past bedtime, ladies! Oct. 2018
Twice the love from the Novel Nurses, who also read Sparrow Migrations. Sept. 2018.
Back for Book II with the “That’s a Good One” club. July 2018. (The dog’s contributions were priceless.)
First book club visit for The Orphan Daughter, fittingly with an Old Mission Peninsula club, where the novel is set. June, 2018.
Thanks to the No Pressure book club for reading Sparrow Migrations. April, 2018
Enjoyed a Skype chat with the Up Past Bedtime Club of West Chester, PA, in March 2018.
Kingsley (MI) We Digress Book Club, May 2016
Kicking off a new year of book clubs with the lovely ladies of Loveland, Ohio. January, 2016
Flocking to the Little Fleet.
Like the Renaissance book club, the members of the Summer Book Club ave already agreed to read my next novel (still a WIP!) Thanks for your faith, ladies. (August, 2015)
Thanks for reading Sparrow Migrations, Renaissance women! August 2015.
Happy to book a date with the Happy Bookers on Old Mission Peninsula (which happens to be the setting for my next novel!) May, 2015
Thanks to the Books and Brewskis Club, organized by the Traverse Area District Library, for hosting me at the Filling Station. (There was even a couple guys!) April, 2015
An invigorating discussion on a brisk evening with the Leland (MI) book club. (Feb. 2015)
Between the Covers, Traverse City, Mich., December 2014
AAUW book club
Thanks to the OWLS – Omena Wine & Literary Society – for choosing Sparrow Migrations.
The Novel Neighbors of Pinehurst, N.C.
Trivia: Flight 1549, the Miracle on the Hudson, was originally destined for Charlotte, N.C.
Leelanau’s Last Girls, venturing down south in Traverse City.
Spider Lake Book Club
Enjoyed the conversation, company and, of course, wine with the “That’s a Good One!” book club. (They seemed to think Sparrow Migrations was.) April, 2014
A glorious day on Lake Michigan for the Lakeland Association Turning Pages book club discussion. I’ll come back to Manistee anytime!
The Novel Nurses hosted me at a lovely al fresco, waterfront discussion. After ten years together, they know how to do Book Club Night right!. Thanks for choosing Sparrow Migrations, ladies.
Writers love readers – from May 2013
Book clubs rock – May 2013