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Spanish Secrets And Forgotten Books

Moorings Literary Society organizers Judi Honiss and Barbara Gervais
spotlight a joint favorite.

Judi Honiss and Barbara Gervais both enjoyed Shadow of the Wind, a Gothic novel set in post-Civil War Barcelona.

Judi Honiss and Barbara Gervais both enjoyed Shadow of the Wind, a Gothic novel set in post-Civil War Barcelona.

Moorings residents Barbara Gervais and Judi Honiss possess a passion for reading, and it’s been with them for as long as they can remember. Today they are active members of several book clubs that read mainly fiction with a smattering of memoirs. When Moorings Club Manager Craig Lopes determined that the club was ready for its own literary society, he called upon this pair of dynamic and cultivated readers to organize it.

The Moorings Literary Society has just completed its fourth successful season, with the luncheon events drawing from 90 to over 200 club members and their guests. Writers invited to speak have included such bestselling authors as Carl Hiaasen, Sue Grafton, Harlan Coben, Debbie Macomber, Randy Wayne White, James Swain and James Hall. The society partners with the Vero Beach Book Center and its marketing director, Cynthia Callendar, in ordering the books and securing many of the authors.

Read the entire article in the May 2012 issue