American Association of University Women - AAUW
Whidbey Island


Joie des Livres

Joie des Livres meets at 1:00 in the afternoon of the third Wednesday of each month at members' homes. The gathering begins with lunch frequently linked to the theme of the book. The roles of hostess and discussion facilitator alternate among members.

Marti Thomson, Group Leader

Joie des Livres - 2014 Discussion Schedule
Date Title & Author Facilitator Hostess
January 15 Sandcastle Girls
by Bohjalian
Sandi Overton Sandi Overton
February 19 The Alibi Club
by Mathews
Clare Christiansen Clare Christiansen
March 19 Me Before You
by Moyes
JoAnn Gilbert JoAnn Gilbert
April 17 A Tale for the Time Being
by Ozeki
Marti Thomson Marti Thomson
May 21 Perfume Collector
by Tessaro
Jan Heideger Jan Heideger
June 18 Language of Baklava
by Abu Jaber
Betty Nichols Betty Nichols
July 16 The Chaperone
by Moriaty
Jean Ascher Jean Ascher
August 20 And the Mountains Echoed
by Hosseini
Judi Moore Judi Moore
September 17 Inferno
by Brown
Babette Thompson Babette Thompson
October 15 Dinner
by Koch
Betty Bond Betty Bond
November 19 Partial History of Lost Causes
by Dubois
Pat Howell Pat Howell
December 17 Faith Bass Darlings Last Garage Sale
by Rutledge
to be determined to be determined

Members of Joie des livres traveling by train to British Columbia and the show of Canadian artist, Emily Carr, who was the subject of their book club selection, The Forest Lover.
Front row: Pat Howell Linda McNamara, Virginia Teker, Carol LaFond, Blair McDaniel
Back row: JoAnn Gilbert, Clare Christiansen , Susan Blank, Sharon Dunn, Rita Petersen