Reminder: the Book Club starts in one week!

by Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and just finished traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

Just a reminder that our first selection for the 2010 Simple Living Book Club starts one week from today. The book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, by Steven Covey.

In a few days I’ll open up the forums again, and you can register if you haven’t yet. I’ll have to approve each one of you, just to keep the spambots away, so I’m sorry about the inconvenience.

As a reminder, the Book Club will meet again on Thursdays. This means, however, that you can join in any time throughout the week; we will just start a new section on each Thursday. Most discussion will also happen on Thursdays, but the topics pertinent to that section will remain open all throughout the reading.

The rest of the Book Club selections

Here are the books we’ll read the rest of the year. Dates are still to be determined, but I thought it would help to announce them in plenty of time, in case you came across one of the books at a good deal.

So reserve your copy of 7 Habits at your local library, buy it at a bookstore, order it off Amazon, or even do what I’m doing — listen to it from Audible (and just so you know, if you use the Amazon and Audible links presented here, you’ll help with the upkeep of the blog and the Book Club).

For the first week of 7 Habits (next Thursday, January 28), we’ll discuss the “personal message,” the forward, and the introduction. Then we’ll discuss a habit per week, with a final week of concluding remarks.

And again, you don’t have to sign up for the Book Club — just order the book and join in the forums when they’re ready!

I look forward to reading with you.

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  1. Sorry Tsh, I may be a little slow on the uptake-how do I register for the forums? Thanks!

  2. I’m looking forward to this – I just downloaded the audiobook.

  3. I am also unsure on how to register for the forums.

  4. I’ve got my book and am ready for next week!

  5. have it from the library, but may have to go get my own copy so I can make notes and highlight LOL

  6. I have a copy in my hot little hands! Can’t wait to get started. This will be my first Simple Mom Book Club reading. Yay!

  7. (I’m sooo excited…this is my first Kindle for iPod book bought and downloaded!) I, too, am unsure of how to get to the forum for the discussion.

  8. This will be my first Simple Mom book club reading as well. I am very excited, I started reading and am already making changes in my life. Excited about all the books on the list.

  9. Can’t wait…I’ve started listening to my book on CD during my commute already:)
    .-= Pot Luck Mama´s last blog ..Perspective: View from a High Horse =-.

  10. I’m excited, I got the audiobook online…though I’m sad that this is the only book on the list I haven’t already read :-(

  11. I’ll put the forums up in a few days. :)

    • Hi Tsh,

      I signed up but cannot log in. I tried getting a new password, but I’ve only received “key not found” and cannot even start new with a new username (b/c it is linked to my email address). help!

  12. Hi! Just found you on Technorati, and I have this book so I am looking forward to joining in! Hope to speak with you soon!
    .-= PippaD @ A Mothers Ramblings´s last blog ..Things I would like =-.

  13. I tried to join the book club but unable to. I tried clicking both the link and also copying and pasting the http address but still wouldn’t let me join :-(

  14. Hi Tsh,
    I’m a first time visitor to your blog and I like it! Love your choice of Michael Pollen’s “In Defense of Food.” It should be required reading for everyone responsible for feeding their families!
    Dee Dee

  15. great choice!

  16. Great choice for the book club. The 7 Habits is one of my “cornerstone” books, that is, one I read over and over, to keep myself fresh.
    .-= Meredith from Penelope Loves Lists´s last blog ..Get ready for tax time: I wish this were fun =-.

  17. I have already read the first chapter, and am looking forward to discussing it.

  18. Sign me up please! These were all on my reading list for 2010 and I’m looking forward to have others to read along with.
    .-= Sarah @ Mum In Bloom´s last blog ..Recipe: No Bake Chocolate Macaroons =-.

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