When I read the caption for this postcard, I wanted to know what the Star is. After googling, I learned that it is officially called The Roanoke Star, which is an illuminated iconic symbol that sits at the top of Mill Mountain. Click on Virginia’s Blue Ridge website to see a photo and to read more about it.
Name: Laburnum Book club
Number and names of current members: 12 – Sue, Shelly, Barb, Erin, Carlyn, Jessica, Lisa, Ellen, Simonne, Luanne, Sylvia, Amy
Age range: 40s – 60s
Date of first meeting: September 2016
Book selection method: A member volunteers to host and chooses the next selection, sometimes with input from the group.
Most Popular Book: A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman
Best book discussion: The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood
Book selection for June 2018: The Sound of Gravel: a memoir by Ruth Wariner
Check out some of their other selections: #LaburnumBookClub
Thank you Sue and Laburnum Book Club! I love learning more about the state I live in. 🙂