Wednesday, March 5, 2008

March CC Book Club Selection

The pick for March is "the Friday Night Knitting Club" by Kate Jacobs.
As a single mom in her late 30s, Georgia has her hands full juggling the demands of running the Walker & Daughter knitting store with the challenges of raising her spunky teen daughter, Dakota. Georgia's regular customers gather once a week to work on their latest projects and chat – and occasionally clash – about love, life, and everything else. The members of the Friday Night Knitting Club are as varied as the skeins of yarn in the shop's bins. There's Peri, a pre-law student turned handbag designer; Anita, a silver-haired uptown matron; Darwin, a somewhat aloof grad student; K.C., an out-of-work editor looking for inspiration, and Lucie, a petite television producer with a few surprises up her sleeve. But soon their quiet Friday nights are shaken up: James, Georgia's ex, wants to play a larger role in Dakota's life – and possibly Georgia's as well. Cat, a former high school friend, uneasily renews her bond with Georgia. And when the unthinkable happens, all of Georgia's customers are forced to realize they've created not just a knitting club, but a sisterhood. (description taken from )
This book is great - its a quick reader that deals with some very relavant topics in society today: single parenthood, struggling marriages, job transitions, as well as sickness and renewing old friendships. You will easily slip into the Knitting Club, even if you know don't anything about the craft of knitting... If you want to join in the fun of the discussion on this book, jump right in at Coordinates Collections by clicking on this link... Let the fun begin! See you there!

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