The Goodwin Book Club opened its Fall season with a discussion of my novel, Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate. Twenty of our group attended and the comments were provocative and insightful. Some examples: Was Clare so calm when Richard disappeared because she wasn’t sure she wanted him to come home? (This certainly never occurred to me.) Can a short book be considered a good book or is there some sort of minimum—more than 300 pages—before a book can be taken seriously? (Definitely not! Think of To Kill a Mockingbird or Heart of Darkness—not that Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate is in that league, but in literature, it’s content, not page count that matters.)
Our newest (and only male) member is Scot Haney, meteorologist for the local CBS affiliate, WFSB. Scot plugged our club and the book during his weather forecasts this past Wednesday and also in this segment from his afternoon show, Better Connecticut. Thank you, Scot! And welcome to the club.
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