The Arrangement

February’s theme was: A book with a love triangle. Mary Jo Strimer’s pick was The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn. She hadn't read the book before but knew it was a national bestseller. While many of us didn’t necessarily identify with the characters in the book, that doesn’t mean we didn’t laugh throughout! Especially when it … Continue reading The Arrangement


“Hello America. I wish I could tell you that this was still America, but I’ve come to realize you can’t have a country without people. And there are no people here. No, my friends. This is now the United States of Zombieland. It’s amazing how quickly things can go from bad to total shit storm”

You and I

Along the way she runs into former classmate Patton Oswalt who we are meant to pity because of his handicaps, but he winds up pitying Mavis for her alcoholism and overall pathetic lifestyle. Mavis was the popular girl in school who never really grew up but is determined to show everyone that she’s a successful writer. I mean, she gets manicures and pedicures on a regular basis, to me that means you’re an adult.