Author: Joyce Kinnear

Book Club for January 2013

The book club met at Donnie Rett’s house on January 11, where we discussed Alice Hoffman’s book “The Probable Future.” All agreed that it is a really great read about the difficult relationships between three generations of interesting women. We all enjoyed the book.

For February, we will meet on a TUESDAY, as the second Thursday is on Valentine’s Day. We will meet on Tuesday, February 12. We are currently planning on meeting at Jo … Read the rest

Book Club December 2012

The book club was held at Evelyn Cormier’s house this month. Evelyn, Donnie Rett and Ruth Kuftin were in attendance to discuss “House Rules” by Jodi Piccoult. The book is discussion of a young man with Asperger’s (a form of autism) who is accused of murder and how his family deals with the Aspergers and the court case. The family has many complex and overlying issues, and the final resolution of the case is quite … Read the rest

Book Club – November 2012

Our Starr King book club met Thursday, November 8, at the Kinnears’ house.  We had five people at the discussion, including Terry Hunt, Ruth Kuftin, Jo Murdoch, Donnie Rett, and Joyce Kinnear.  After sipping tea and eating cookies, we moved to the book discussion portion.

The book under discussion was “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave.  It is a book about how illegal immigration, refugee status and moral anguish affect a British family and a young … Read the rest