DCIB Book/Movie Club: Laura! One of the Best Books, and Movies, EVER!!!!! Come back in 2 Weeks, January 30, To Discuss!

I just remembered this book, and then I thought “hey, I bet the DCIB people would like it too” and then I thought “I should restart our book club for it!” And now I am. And I am giving you 2 weeks, so you have plenty of time to find it and read it.

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DCIB Book Club: Thinky Things Not By Me! Prayer by Anne Lamott, Picture by Edward Hopper, Taylor Swift Song, Discuss!

I can feel my brain melting, so I need to read and talk about thinky things. DCIB Book Club this week, short stuff to consume, big things to think. You can put your thoughts down now, or later. I will keep this post pinned to the top of the page until Monday.

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DCIB Book/Movie Club Reminder: Meet Me in St. Louis! Discussion This Sunday! Available on HBOMax, and For Rent

This is a selfish pick. I just love love love this movie. And it has a nice big Halloween section, so that’s fun. On the less selfish side, I think I can guarantee, this is a movie everyone on DCIB will enjoy. Great songs, amazing costumes, lots of family romance plot, just a total joy. Watch it with your family! Or remember when you saw it previously with your family! And come ready to discuss why Judy Garland is, or is not, the best character in the film.

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DCIB Book/Movie Club: Meet Me in St. Louis! For Halloween! Watch By Next Sunday and then Discuss With Us!

I am bringing back the DCIB Book/Movie club! Because it’s fall, it’s cozy, and also my brain is atrifying. Anyway, Meet Me in St. Louis! One of my favorite movies, and I guarantee all y’all will like something in it. Also, I have a great need to talk about how BORING the love interest is.

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DCIB Book Club: Ms Marvel Vol. 3 “Crushed”, Chapter 3

Oh, this is SUCH a good chapter! It has a reasonable explanation for why immigrant parents want their children to marry within their culture, it has a subtle chauvinism contrasted with apparent chauvinism, and it has a teenage girl being so stupid you want to reach through the pages and shake her, but also you understand.

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Question: Is Anyone Interested in Doing a Ms Marvel ReadAlong With Me?

I just plowed through the first 10 volumes of collected Ms Marvel strips, covering 2014-2019, in like two days. They are sooooooooooooo good, and there is so much to discuss. I’m trying to figure out how to best discuss them here, and I think some form a readalong would be the way to do it, but only if there is interest.

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DCIB Book Club, Next Sunday, May 24, THREE POEMS!!! “Goblin Market”, “Dunkirk”, and “The Highwaymen”

Wooo-hooo, poems! Story poems, the best kind. When I was in middle-school, I had this great textbook “Stories in Verse” which had this whole wonderful random collection of ballad poems. And these 3 are some of my favorites from them.

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DCIB Book Club: Getting Rid of Bradley This Sunday, “The Prince of Ebon Rih” Next Sunday!!!!

Oh boy! It’s all romantic escapism all the time now! I cannot encourage you enough to read this week’s book, it is SO FUN. And next week, I picked a long short story, so it should be super easy. And if you like it, the author has many other books in the series.

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DCIB Book Club: Getting Rid of Bradley in ONE Week, Fantasy, Romance, or Children’s Story in Two Weeks?

Remember! Next Sunday, 5/9, Mother’s Day, we are discussing Getting Rid of Bradley! It is a super fun light happy easy addictive sexy rom-com book. I want as many of you as possible to read it, because it will make you HAPPY. And I just want you to be HAPPY.

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