Friday, February 18, 2011

1st Book Club -- Beach Trip by Cathy Holton

My best girlfriends and I recently had our first book club! It was so fun to have a girls night and catch up!

For our first book, Maria pick Beach Trip by Cathy Holton:

It was a story about four college friends who drift apart but reunite by going on a beach trip.  It started a little slow, but it once the characters were developed, it was very good! 

Here are some photos from our book club night!

The drinks were margacoronas (tequila, margarita mix and coronas) and they were very yummy!! 

I got to select the book for our next book club, and after looking at many other blogger's reviews, I select Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen!

I hope it's as good as everyone is saying it is!  I wanted to read it before the movie comes out and I'm trying my best to avoid the movie previews so it doesn't change my perspective.

Happy Friday!



ajs {of MN} said...

you will all LOVE water for elephants, i LOVE that book! if you DO see the movie trailer- it has the same magical feel that the book brings to you while you read as well- cant wait to hear what you think! :)

Dee Stephens said...

I hear that Elephants book is great! You look awesome BTW ;)

Anonymous said...

How fun!! I totally want to start a book club :)

Nikosmommy said...

I've been in a book club for a little over a year and half now. We girls get together to drink wine and eat a lot! (we DO talk about the books we read but usually only for about 15 minutes...crazy right?!)

We just love getting together and chatting about any and everything.
One thing I have learned though is that with time people get busy and distracted and sometimes don't have time to read the book selections. Make sure everyone is committed to FINISHING the books even when they're boring or heavy!

Bonnie said...

I have been wanting to read that book for a while, and now that you have reminded me, I'm buying it on Amazon. So thanks! :)
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brittany said...

i'm reading water for elephants right now and i love it! i'm only about 1/3 of the way through but i haven't been able to put it down. i even brought my kindle to work today to take "breaks" and read when the boss isn't looking. ha!

let me know how you like it!

this free bird said...

i wanna read that book, too. i also would like a margarita. too bad we're not neighbors.


Anonymous said...

Love the idea of a friends book club - that is just too fun.

Happy weekend!

Melissa: Write it in Lipstick said...

How cute are you guys. Hottest book clubs I ever seen. Those reads look good I might have to look them up.

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AQlicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

What a great idea. You all look like you an an awesome time. Great Blog!

Kristin said...

Cute pix with your girls!

Lori said...

Aww, a book club. I wish my friends and I could start one-- unfortunately, I doubt they'd be into the idea. You girls are so cute and you'll love Water For Elephants. It was a great read.

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a woman's right to shoes said...

A book club sounds like so much fun! When I'm finished at university (which is in less than three months, so scary!!) I might join or start one. Always wanted to =)

Rosa said...

sounds like a great thing to start w/ close frds! good luck + have fun :)
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josyp said...


Would really love to hear that book! I've been hearing alot about it! A book club seems such a cool thing to do with friends!!

Totally love your blog!! Would appreciate if you check out mine and if you like maybe we can follow each other?

hope to hear from you soon,
jos xx

CaSaundraLeigh said...

Oo a book club sounds like such a blast! I'll be anxious to hear what you think of the next read. Right now I am reading "How to Bake a Perfect Life"--it's super good! :-)

Anonymous said...

I love this idea! I've been wanting to motivate some of my girlfriends to do it for awhile but I think this post just inspired me to not hollddd back! :)

DSS said...

I love that you girls have a book club! Awesome idea :) And the pic of you guys with the margacoronas is presh!

Anonymous said...

ive always wanted to be in a book club, but i feel like my lack of reading and time would just be a dissapointment to everyone! sounds like sooo much fun though!!

<3 megan

Nikki said...

All of you look pretty in the pictures :)

natasha {schue love} said...

Such a fun idea! your blog header...very sweet!! :)