Calvary Chapel Melbourne Women's Book Club

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Calvary Chapel Melbourne Women's Book Club

"The people read it and were glad for its encouraging message." Acts 15:31

We read & discuss Christian fiction.

 

Website: http://www.calvaryccm.com
Location: West Melbourne, FL
Members: 36
Latest Activity: Apr 7

April 28, 2014- Stones for Bread by Christa Parrish

A solitary artisan. A legacy of bread-baking. And one secret that could collapse her entire identity.

Liesl McNamara’s life can be described in one word: bread. From her earliest memory, her mother and grandmother passed down the mystery of baking and the importance of this deceptively simple food. And now, as the owner of Wild Rise bake house, Liesl spends every day up to her elbows in dough, nourishing and perfecting her craft.

But the simple life she has cultivated is becoming quite complicated. Her head baker brings his troubled grandson into the bakeshop as an apprentice. Her waitress submits Liesl’s recipes to a popular cable cooking show. And the man who delivers her flour—a single father with strange culinary habits—seems determined to win Liesl’s affection.

When Wild Rise is featured on television, her quiet existence appears a thing of the past. And then a phone call from a woman claiming to be her half-sister forces Liesl to confront long-hidden secrets in her family’s past. With her precious heritage crumbling around her, the baker must make a choice: allow herself to be buried in detachment and remorse, or take a leap of faith into a new life.

Filled with both spiritual and literal nourishment, Stones for Bread provides a feast for the senses from award-winning author Christa Parrish.

"A quietly beautiful tale about learning how to accept the past and how to let go of the parts that tie you down." —RT Book Reviews, 4.5 stars, TOP PICK!

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Comment by Rachel Savage on December 29, 2013 at 10:36pm
Kim, we'll be reading The Painted Table by Suzanne Field. Looking forward to seeing you again!
Comment by Kim Elmore on December 29, 2013 at 11:43am

Happy New Year Ladies!  Sorry, I had to drop out for a little while.  Can anyone tell me what the book club is reading for January 2014?

Comment by Rachel Savage on February 27, 2013 at 4:01pm

Here is our group with visiting author, Dan Walsh!

Comment by Rachel Savage on June 27, 2012 at 5:17pm

Comment by Rachel Savage on June 4, 2012 at 6:34pm

Here's our group with author, Rachel Hauck.

Comment by Rachel Savage on April 2, 2012 at 10:41am

Brenda,

Yes, you can purchase the book club books through our online store CLICK HERE to purchase Promise Me This (and The Wedding Dress).  Hope to hear what you thought of these titles once you get through them!

Comment by Brenda Shaw on March 31, 2012 at 8:42pm

Rachel .... Can I purchase books from your store online?  Or do I need to go through my usual sources?  (amazon, CBD, Paperbackswap.com)? 

Thanks!  Sorry I missed the discussion on the Predator.  I thought I had read it - then realized I was thinking of a different book.  So I read it late (and enjoyed it immensely, as I do all of Terri Blackstock's books) ... and missed the discussion! 

So I'm attempting to get an early start on the next 2 books!   LOL

Thanks!

Brenda Shaw

Comment by Amy Velazquez on March 29, 2012 at 11:46am

Thanks! I was excited to learn I won THE MESSENGER. I'll post a short review when I finish the book. I haven't recieved it yet, but I should recieve it soon. ;-)

Comment by Rachel Savage on March 28, 2012 at 10:54pm
Congrats to Amy for winning a book in TBCN drawing!!
Comment by Carol Ann MacDonald on March 20, 2012 at 12:43pm

I'm glad you were there, Amy. It's fun to read books that make you think about things in a new way. You had some good observations.

I am excited about our Titanic book as well. I can't wait to get started.

 

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