10-12 Book Club read The Name of the Star, by Maureen Johnson, this month. Some people liked it pretty well, (a couple ratings of 8) but nobody loved it, and several loathed it! (There was a rating of 3!) Our overall rating (with 15 people voting) was 6 out of 10.
The eclectic group of books nominated by our members for the next two months were:
Slaughterhouse Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Carly's Voice, by Arthur Fleischmann
Matched, by Ally Condie
Monument 14, by Emmy Laybourne
On Writing, by Stephen King
Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery
I'll Be There, by Holly Goldberg Sloan
The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater
Throne of Glass, by Sarah Maas
We voted twice, and the two winners were:
Throne of Glass and Ready Player One.
Our next meeting is October 15.