May’s book discussion pick was

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

 

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What we did

Shadow and Bone author Leigh Bardugo brightened up our meeting by joining us via Skype!  Each attendee asked multiple questions about the book, her ideas, and career.  We also discussed her book at length afterwards.  Overall, Shadow and Bone received glowing reviews from the group… an average of 4.5 stars!!

 

Danielle is asking Leigh for makeup tips.  In addition to being a successful author, Leigh is also a professional makeup artist. (photo by David Yenoki)
Danielle is asking Leigh for makeup tips. In addition to being a successful author, Leigh is also a professional makeup artist. (photo by David Yenoki)
Aaron is asking Leigh about the start of her writing career.  (photo by Alethea Allarey)
Aaron is asking Leigh about the start of her writing career. (photo by Alethea Allarey)

 

Menu

Beef and chicken kebobs, sparkling cider, guava rolls, and cheese rolls

cider mini books

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Decor

Morozova’s statue, deep red backdrop, upholstered chaises, bottles, and silver

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shadowbone decor
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This slideshow created by Bethany Madison was projected on the big screen on auto play.

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Giveaways

Hardcover copies of Siege and Storm (book 2), Siege and Storm nail polish (donated by Mackids), and little charms  from those drawers

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