Mason Times staff writer
Avid book readers attended a book club in Mason despite living in cities miles away
On Wednesday, Feb. 19, nine women attended the club, which was hosted by Bestsellers Bookstore and Coffee Co. owner Jamie Robinson. Robinson started the club four years ago.
Anyone is welcome to participate in book club and partake in the coffee and chocolate chip cookies. Though the club is based in Mason, it has members from Dansville, Okemos and Leslie.
Robinson likes reading books from local authors. Three-year member Evelyn Burgess from Mason said we need to keep authors in Michigan.
The latest book read by the club was “The Life List” by Lori Nelson Spielman, a Michigan native who plans to attend a future meeting.
Robinson, who leads the meetings as long as she has had time to read the book, said it’s not hard to keep the conversation going, even if it’s a bad book. They critique it, read background about it and sometimes have a call-in with the author. All genres are welcomed: romance, comedy, nonfiction and more. Continue reading