Book Club - Getting to Happy

Deborah Harkness
Alex George
Ann Napolitano
William Deresiewicz
Jessica Spotswood
Geraldine Brooks
Brené Brown
Stephanie McAfee
Sophie Morgan
Tana French
Terry McMillan
Jen Lancaster
Geneen Roth
Julie Klam
Amy Kalafa
Ally Condie
Julia Cameron
Kate Marshall & David Marshall
Sylvia Day
Edited by Stacy Morrison, Julie Ross Godar & Rita Arens
Amor Towles
Jeremy Page
Dominique Browning
Karen White
Stephen Dau
Laura Moriarty
Laura Dave
Sapphire
Kim Edwards
Jeffrey Zaslow
Claire Bidwell Smith
Seré Prince Halverson
Eleanor Brown
Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.
Lisa Gardner
Linwood Barclay
Liane Moriarty
Gayle Forman
William D. Lassek, M.D. & Steven J.C. Gaulin, Ph.D.
Vanessa Williams & Helen Williams
Getting to Happy

Getting To Happy: Don't Become Complacent

It took a little too long, but eventually Savannah, Bernadine, Robin and Gloria showed me how they were  Read more >

Getting to Happy Fell A Bit Short of Ecstatic

When any book or movie is extraordinarily popular and adored, it’s fairly difficult to imagine a sequel, let alone a sequel that could come close to holding a candle to the much-loved first one. But when you wait a decade and a half? For a book that was such a cult-classic that it was ALSO made into a movie? Seems like quite the tall order!  Read more >

Getting to Happy: Just Breathe

15 years is a long time to wait for a sequel and after reading Getting to Happy I almost wish Terry McMillan had just left Bernadine, Gloria, Robin and Savannah alone and given us a new book, instead.  Read more >

Hanging With the Girls

Terry McMillan has obviously been doing a lot of that lately.  I'm not sure she's   Read more >

Getting To Happy: A True Testament To "Getting By With A Little Help From Your Friends"

As a woman who is in her forties, I can certainly attest to the ever increasing importance of having my oldest and dearest girlfriends by my side when I really need them. That’s why I certainly related to Terry McMillan's book,  Read more >

Getting to Happy Or At Least Trying To

Maybe it's because I didn't read the first book, Waiting to Exhale. Maybe it's because I didn't see the movie and lacked emotional attachment to already established characters. Whatever the reason, I found it extremely difficult to get lost in the lives and times of Gloria, Robin, Savannah and Bernadine in  Read more >

Getting to Happy Made Me Melancholy [SPOILERS]

I was excited to read this sequel to the smash hit Waiting to Exhale. The best-selling book and block-buster movie was about 'the sisterhood' and supporting and uplifting your girls when their down. It felt good. You close the book or leave the theatre feeling hopeful for the character's futures.  Read more >

Getting to Happy or Getting to Nowhere in a Hurry?

I was in college when I read my first Terry McMillan book. I was taking a course in African-American literature, and the last novel for the semester was Waiting to Exhale. I loved that book.  Read more >

Happy with Getting to Happy

When I saw that Terry McMillan's book  Read more >