Today is the day The Underside of Joy begins its new life as a paperback. Paperbacks are great. They're inexpensive. They fit perfectly in Christmas stockings. (Sing it with me...The Underside of Joyyy to the Woooorld!) They fit in purses. They fit in picnic baskets. Book clubs love paperbacks. And I love book clubs.
|Hanging out with Les Girls book club.|
Book clubs are smart, and funny, and they often serve delicious food. They have passionate discussions about people who existed only in my head for six years. These readers have actually taught me things about my own book, which is pretty cool. Many of the groups I've visited have had a picnic theme to tie in with the Life's a Picnic Store in Elbow. How cool is that?
|Towne Centre Books hosted this lovely picnic for their book club.|
I'm truly grateful to all the book clubs that have read The Underside of Joy. It's been such a privilege to talk with you.
As all of this rolled around in my head, an idea struck me, as they occasionally do. I thought, "Hey, wouldn't it be fun to deliver a Sonoma County picnic to a book club so it arrives in time for our skype visit?" And then I thought, "Yes, that would be fun."
I'm guessing family members whose book clubs have already read The Underside of Joy aren't eligible. How about I fly out and you have a picnic with me! We can have smoked salmon and crab legs and talk about Nadia and Aunt Snag! I love the new paperback. I bought two. One to read in the tub--too cold to float in the pool-- and one that will stay on dry land!ReplyDelete
Congratulations! I love the picnic idea. Stuffed sandwiches anyone?
This blog is about change, which is another way of saying it's about life.ReplyDelete
DATS D'FAK, Jak:ReplyDelete
When our soul leaves our body
and we riseabove to meet our Maker,
only four, last things remain:
death, judgement, Heaven or Hell.
(which is exactly what happened to me:
Im an NDE - my colorFULL nomenclature).
Find-out what RCIA is and join
(ya might wanna check-out
'Lui et Moi' by Gabrielle Bossis -
a French writer, translated;
a wonderfull novel which'll
ROCK, YOUR, WORLD, earthling).
Make Your Choice -SAW