Lake Washington Alumnae Association of KKG

Book Activities (Day & Evening)

Questions?  Please contact Joy Sheppard at jmshepp@msn.com or (425) 444-9115.  

Evites are sent in advance for all events.  Hope to see you there!  


 

2018-2019 

8/14/18, Tuesday, 5:00pm- Book Club Movie Night!  Dinner & Movie.  Earls at Bellevue Square.  Movie:  Mama Mia!  RSVP to Joy Sheppard at jmshepp@msn.com or 425-444-9115 

9/11/18, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall - 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006  Book:  Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.  

10/9/18, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall - 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006. Book:  Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

11/13/18, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006.  Books:  Innocents Abroad and Roughing It by Mark Twain

1/8/19, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006.  Book:  Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

2/12/19, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006.  Book:  BearTown by Frederick Backman.

3/12/19, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006.  Book:  LIttle Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

4/9/19, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006.  Book:  TBA.

5/14/19, Tuesday, 1:00pm Book Discussion  Panera Bread Factoria Mall 4004 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, 98006.  Book:  TBA.

6/7/19, Friday, 7:30pm Seattle Arts & Lectures  Town Hall Seattle.  Author:  Imbolo Mbue. Cost is $35.   Contact Joy Sheppard at 425-444-9115 or jmshepp@msn.com to get tickets with the group or order your own ticket at https://lectures.org/event/imbolo-mbue.  Dinner & Drinks before.  

6/12/19, Wednesday, 2:00pm Book-IT Theatre  Seattle Center Armory - 305 Harrison Street.  Book: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo MbueContact Joy Sheppard at 425-444-9115 or jmshepp@msn.com to get tickets with the group or order your own ticket at https://book-it.org/events/behold-the-dreamers/.  Dinner & Drinks after.  


 

Past Books

 

 

2017-2018

 

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou at Book-it Theatre at the Seattle Center.  Happy hour & dinner after.  
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.
  • BelPres Literary Night - Presentation on the following books:  Ivanhoe  by Sir Walter Scott, Beloved by Toni Morrison, Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner.
  • Isabelle Allende at Benaroya Hall 
  • America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
  • Walking the Nile by Levison Wood
  • The Tea Girl on Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
  • Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne
  • The Round House by Louise Erdrich
  • Bossypants by Tina Fey

 

2016-2017

 

  • Looking Like the Enemy by Mary Gruenewald. 
  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church Literary Night.  Theme: Native Sons: Belonging, Hope, Race, & the American Dream.   Books included Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, Native Son by Richard Wright, and The Son by Philipp Meyer.  
  • Treasure Island at Bookit Theatre in Seattle
  • Honeydew by Edith Pearlman 
  • Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker: A Novel  by Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Ordinary Grace by William Ken Krueger
  • Nightingale by Hannah Kristan
  • My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni
  • Welcome to Braggsville at Book-It Theatre

 

 2015-2016

 

  • But is it Art? by Cynthia Freeland.  
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr & November 18th Anthony Doerr at Benaroya Hall
  • Emma by Jane Austin at Bookit Theater in Seattle.
  • The Passionate Nomad by Jane Fletcher Geniesse
  • The Road to Character by David Brooks
  • Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
  • Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

 

2014-2015

 

  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  • The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  • The Season of Second Chances by Diane Meier
  • The Mockingbird Next Door; Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron
  • West with the Night by Beryl Markham

 

 Other Past books we've read:

 

  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
  • The Lace Reader
  • Her Fearful Symmetry
  • Infidel
  • The Help
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Field trip)
  • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
  • Beneath the Marble Sky (Author conference call)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Havah (Author conference call)
  • Thirteeth Tale
  • The Vanashing Act of Esme Lennox
  • Little Bee
  • Blink
  • Homeless Bird
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Nefertiti
  • Zero Day
  • Loving Frank
  • Sarah's Key
  • My Stroke of Insight
  • Secret Daughter
  • Wench
  • The Last Resort: A Memoir of Mischief and Mayhem on a Family Farm in Africa
  • The Hunger Games
  • The Lemon Tree:  An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
  • State of Wonder
  • A Race to Splendor
  • Victoria & Abdul:  The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant 
  • The Full Cupboard of Life
  • The Whistling Season
  • The American Sphinx
  • Killing Lincoln
  • The Elephant Whisperer
  • 1491 New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus
  • A Moveable Feast:  The Restored Edition
  • Iscariot, A Novel of Judas

 

 

 

Lake Washington Alumnae Association of KKG

Serving the Eastside

(i.e. Bellevue, Bothell, Kirkland, Issaquah, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Redmond, Renton)

 

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