Book Club

Senior Planet Book Club: Arsenic and Adobo (Week 1)

The votes have been counted and we are pleased to announce that our next online Book Club offering is…..

Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

For week one of our book club, please read chapters 1-10 by Tuesday, February 1st.

Then come back to and we will open a conversation in the comments so everyone can discuss what we read.

We’ll meet over Zoom to discuss the full book the week of February 21st. More details to come!

Here is how you can obtain a copy of Arsenic and Adobo

Borrow Online:

Most libraries in the U.S. allow patrons to borrow e-books or audiobooks through online systems or applications you can download to your smartphone. OverDrive and Hoopla are two of the most popular services.  Arsenic and Adobo is currently available on OverDrive HERE. If you are in New York State, you can apply for a library card online HERE.


Order a Hard Copy:

Contact your local bookstore to see if they are shipping books! We highly encourage you to support the independently owned bookstores in your area.


Visit, an online bookstore with a mission to financially support independent bookstores and give back to the book community.


Order on Amazon for $14.40


Read on Your Smartphone, E-Reader or Tablet:

Purchase on Kindle: $11.99

Don’t have a Kindle? You can download the Kindle app for free on your smartphone or tablet!


Purchase on Nook: $11.99

Don’t have a Nook? You can download the Nook app for free on your smartphone or tablet!


Having any issues getting the book? Call (888) 713-3495 for assistance!


6 responses to “Senior Planet Book Club: Arsenic and Adobo (Week 1)

  1. I am very much enjoying this book. It is always fun to learn about different cultures and customs. This has been a good one for me as I have a “cousin in law” that is Filipino and this book resonates on my experiences meeting his family. It is also a good read, quick and fun.

    1. Hi Lydia,

      We will be meeting to discuss the book February 17th at 4:30PM over Zoom. I am about to post another article that should hopefully clarify this. Generally it’s 1 article with the poll to pick the book, 2 with reading prompts and 1 that tells you to finish the book and join us later that week on zoom.

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