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April 02, 2009

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bethany (B&b ex libris)

I love skype! My parents live in Spain and we talk on Skype at least twice a week. It is amazing in its clarity and quality. My boys can see their grandparents, that is for sure the sweetest part. They bring toy after toy to 'show grandpa'.

The slumber party sounds so fun!!!

Molly

What an innovative way to use Skype! I am now thinking that after my classes this summer, I can still keep in contact with fellow students and have some informal book talks via skype. Thank you so much for this very useful information!

Seaside Book Worm

This sounds like a great idea. I heard of skype from my brother. Our group has done many conference calls. The problems is that we do get star struck. We don't know what to say when there is not a face connected this may solve the problem. I am not tech-savy yet. Yes, I do blogs but tried twitter and just don't get the hype. It seems too confusing. But maybe sometime I will have the time to learn both and connect it with our book club. Thanks for the post.
Have a great weekend.

Jess

I will have to share this with my book club. We are always looking for a better way to connect with authors. Sometimes the cell phone just doesn't cut it.

Ti

That's pretty neat. Technology is making it easier to connect, that's for sure. We are becoming the future that we envisioned when we were growing up. All we need now are the flying cars.

Mari Partyka

I read this book last summer after a trip to a Toronto bookstore, I loved it so much that my book group read it last fall.

Everyone should read it - it's a wonderful story. I'm so happy to see some buzz around this book.

You can read my review at: http://bookwormwithaview.blogspot.com/search/label/The%20Birth%20House

Dawn - She Is Too Fond Of Books

I would love to do something like this; my groups have been reluctant to do even phone-in speaker phone chats with authors ... I'll keep suggesting it, one day they'll cave!

And, Ti, along with flying cars we need those meals in pill form that Jane Jetson used to dispense :)

Heidi

Between work and physical therapy from a car accident, sadly I haven't had much time to read. But I loved this book, The Birth House!! It was one of those books I fell asleep reading (read til my eyes burned from tiredness), got to work a little late and wouldn't answer my phone. It was that good.

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