The book our online reading group will be reading (or listening to) and discussing in April has been decided on through a vote in the group. The results are in and the March book is...
The book our online reading group will be reading (or listening to) and discussing in November has been decided on through a vote in the group. The results are in and the November book is... Room by Emma Donoghue It's Jack's birthday and he's excited about turning five. Jack lives with his Ma in Room,… Continue reading Digital Readers – November book
Join in with National Storytelling Week from 27 January until 3 February and celebrate the tradition that is storytelling! You can be as creative as you like - take part in storytelling activities, make up stories, read stories from books or even act them out. Make sure to join us for some great storytelling activities: Storytime… Continue reading National Storytelling Week 2018
About the book Charley loses his job, leaves his family, and decides, one night, to end his life. Somewhere between this world and the next, he encounters his mother, who died years ago, and he spends one last day with her - a day he never had on earth. the book. Reviewed by Denmead Reading… Continue reading For one more day by Mitch Albom
Fixated on the crimes that have been committed against his people, Max Glickman is drawn into the family history of an old childhood friend. It leads him to one conclusion - there can be, and should be, no release from his Holocaust obsessions. Review by Shipton Bellinger WI Only 2 of 10 liked this book,… Continue reading Kalooki nights by Howard Jacobson
Joe Spork repairs clockwork and lives above his shop in a wet, unknown bit of London. All Joe wants is a quiet life, but when he fixes one particularly unusual device his life is suddenly upended. The client? Unknown. And the device? Its a 1950s doomsday machine. Review by Monday, Monday Reading Group Although not… Continue reading Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway
These stories are set in the beautiful, wild landscape of Wyoming where cowboys live much as they have done for generations - hard, lonely lives in unforgiving country. Review by Tuesday Afternoon Reading Group Stunnig and excellent descriptions of landcape, weather and people. Overall feeling of bleak, hard lives. Very well researched and interesting. Difficult… Continue reading Close range by Annie Proulx