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Book Club

Florida House is proud to host a quarterly, free Zoom Book Club, featuring outstanding books about Florida and by Florida’s many talented authors. Anyone can join! Each book club meeting is led by engaging discussion leaders.

Get ready for a Groovy time on July 11 with Author Bob Kealing as he discussed his book “Good Day Sunshine State: How the Beatles Rocked Florida”! Did you know that when the iconic British band toured the United States in 1964, they spent more time in Florida than any other state in the country? The Beatles have an amazing legacy with the Sunshine State, and we are so excited to hear from Bob!

The program will be broadcast live via Zoom starting at 6pm – check out the link below to save your spot!

Bob will be speaking live from The Writer’s Block in Winter Park, Florida. Tickets to listen in-person are $5.00, and the ticket cost can be applied any store purchase – including a copy of Good Day Sunshine State so Bob can sign!

The Writer’s Block

316 N. Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

You can purchase your ticket using the link below.

Florida House is proud to partner with independent bookstores across the state to promote Florida authors and their craft. You’ll find their stores have online ordering, shipping, and incredible customer service. They also feature many first-time authors as well as books with a local, regional, and state-wide interest. Please consider purchasing your books from one of the following outstanding bookstores:

Books and Books, Coral Gables

Books and Books at the Studio of Key West

The BookMark, Neptune Beach

Bookstore1, Sarasota

Classic Book Shops of Palm Beach

Midtown Reader, Tallahassee

The Old Florida Bookshop, Fort Lauderdale

Oxford Exchange, Tampa

San Marco Books and More, Jacksonville

Story & Song Bookstore & Bistro, Fernandina Beach

Sundog Books, Seaside

Tombolo Books, St. Petersburg,

Writer’s Block, Winter Park and Winter Garden

and more to come!

Announcing the 2023 Calendar

February 7   “By Her Own Design: A Novel of Ann Lowe” with discussion led by the author, Piper Huguley

April 3   “Battle for the Big Top” by Les Standiford

July 11  “Good Day Sunshine State – How the Beatles Rocked Florida” with discussion led by the author, Bob Kealing

September 7  “The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea” with discussion led by the author, Pulitzer Prize winner Jack Davis, from Sundog Books at Seaside (virtual and in person)

November 29  Holiday Gift Recommendations from three outstanding independent bookseller

Previous programs include:

Holiday Gift Giving guide with lists provided by Midtown Reader, Tallahassee; Writer’s Block, Winter Park; and Books and Books Key West (click on this link to watch)  Our Holiday Gift Recommendations Book Club was so successful we had many requests for a downloadable list.  If you would like to download the list, click here: Best of the Best Books

“Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away” with discussion led by the author, David Powell  (click on this link to watch)

“Camino Island” and “Camino Winds” with discussion led by Donna Paz Kaufman of Story & Song Bookstore and Bistro (click on this link to watch)

“Cat Tale” with discussion led by the author, Craig Pittman  (click on this link to watch the interview)

“Their Eyes Were Watching God” with discussion led by Dr. Heather Russell  (click on this link to watch the interview)

Cooking for the Holidays with Chef Justin Timineri

“Bubble in the Sun” with discussion led by the author, Christopher Knowlton

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