May’s Book Club Selection

Wow…you guys are amazing!!  I had such GREAT comments on April’s Book club Meeting.   You have opened my eyes to some insights that I never thought about.  It’s such fun introducing good books to people that love to read!!

Congratulations to our giveaway winner.  Who will win a copy of Mays Book!!

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And the Winner is #7

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Kiana who said:

I have not finished the book quite yet but I have to say I had no idea those times were like that in THIS country! My eyes were definitely opened! I am just past the part where Henry’s Dad falls sick. Just have been so busy! I hope to finish it either tonight or tomorrow! Can’t wait to hear what May’s selection is!
Do you think that both Henry and Keiko felt like they had no control over anything and that is why they just let each other go so easily?

Congratulations Kiana.  I loved your comments.  You can still comment on the book even though the giveaway is now closed.  I’d love to hear what you thought.

Without further ado, Here is May’s Book Club Selection:

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Uglies

by Scott Westerfeld

And here’s the synopsis {so if you don’t want to know what the book is about skip the next paragraph}

Tally Youngblood lives in a futuristic society that makes its citizens believe that they are ugly until age 16 when they’ll undergo an operation that will change them into pleasure-seeking “pretties.” Anticipating this happy transformation, Tally meets Shay, another female ugly, who shares her enjoyment of hover boarding and risky pranks. But Shay also disdains the false values and programmed conformity of the society and urges Tally to defect with her to the Smoke, a distant settlement of simple-living conscientious objectors. Tally declines, yet when Shay is found missing by the authorities, Tally is coerced by the cruel Dr. Cable to find her and her compatriots–or remain forever “ugly.” Tally’s adventuresome spirit helps her locate Shay and the Smoke. It also attracts the eye of David, the aptly named youthful rebel leader to whose attentions Tally warms. However, she knows she is living a lie, for she is a spy who wears an eye-activated locator pendant that threatens to blow the rebels’ cover.

This book does start out a little slow {at least for me it did}  But once you get past the first chapter you will absolutely LOVE it!!  This book is one of my true favorites.  It’s one I always go to first when I’m asked for recommendations.  I’m sure you will enjoy reading it and I cannot wait to hear your thoughts at our meeting!!

Our fabulous sponsor for May is:

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Ginger Snaps does vinyl labels, décor and more.  She has an amazing blog and an even more amazing Etsy shop.  We will be seeing more of her throughout the month and of course she will be providing the giveaway for our meeting {so excited she has some GREAT stuff} Of course you guys know I wouldn’t offer up anything that I didn’t think was truly awesome , so go check her out.  You won’t be disappointed.

And now it’s time to start reading.  On your mark, get set, GO!!

I’m linking to these great blogs

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Comments

  1. Mandi@TidbitsfromtheTremaynes says:

    Oh goood!!! I already have this book just waiting for me to read. Sweet!

  2. Bowie Bunch says:

    Sounds like a good book! :) Can't wait to read it. :)

  3. EEEkkk!! I am so excited! Can't believe I won a copy of this months book! Hooray! Thanks so much!

  4. Mandy @ Sugar Bee Crafts says:

    alright, I'm in! I've read the whole series – great books!!

  5. Phyrflie says:

    Ugh, It's not in my libraries ebook database :( I'll have to order it from the library when I get done with all my current reads. This sounds like a good one :)

  6. Jaime Lyn at Crafty Scrappy Happy says:

    I can't wait to get started! Woohoo I love your book club!
    Jaime

  7. Tam @ Sew Dang Cute says:

    I may have to pick this one up and join you this month! Thank you so much for your kind words on my sharing post last week. You are such a sweetheart!!!

    XOXO
    Tam

  8. The Circus says:

    New follower and SO excited to be a part of this (I hope you don't mind I'm inviting myself?)
    http://www.allgirlcircus.blogspot.com

  9. I am joining your bookclub! Have always wanted to be a part of one. This seems like an easy low stress way to get involved and learn all about what book clubs have to offer.

  10. this sounds like my kind of read–thanks!

  11. YEAH a book club I can join!
    I picked up the book, and am devouring it quickly. How does discussion and stuff work?

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