It feels like a while since I wrote a book club review … in fact its been about 7 weeks. We postponed our last book club meeting until after Easter and then (confession time) I couldn’t attend due to illness! Laura had chosen the 1984 novel Neuromancer by William Gibson. I was disappointed to miss this months book club as this was the one read I really needed to discuss with the group … but more about why later. Continue reading
This week our little book club meet for another night of friendship, wine, and literary discussion. It was also the first time we had one of our members attend via Skype (with BYO wine) which I think speaks volumes about how enjoyable book club evenings are, as well as the book itself. This month our little book club reviewed – The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi. We had planned to discuss this novel at our annual Christmas dinner but conversation got the better of us. So we held off until now. Continue reading
This year sees the 8-year anniversary of our little book club.
It began one night when a friend and I had a wonderful discussion about a book we both happened to be reading – Tully by Paullina Simons. Our review was mixed … we certainly had different opinions … but we ultimately agreed it was a compelling read.
A couple of drinks later and the idea to start our own book club was formed. Continue reading