Fall Re-Start of Book Club ~ See Our Choices for 2015-2016

Fall has arrived in all it’s magnificent glory!  I had mentioned this in an earlier post, but I really do believe, fall is my favourite season of the year. The air is crisp and clean with no trace of oppressive heat or bitter cold. Maybe it is just me, but I think the sun shines more often in the autumn too.  The hustle, bustle and constant activity of the summer are just a fun memory.  Fall brings with it not only beautiful days but home gardens and Farmer’s Markets bursting with fresh … [Read more...]

Book Club ~ Annabel by Kathleen Winter

I belong to a Reading Group/Book Club. The book that we just finished reading is, Annabel by Kathleen Winter. {Image attribution: Goodreads} I did a little research and found that Kathleen Winter was born in the UK, but raised in Newfoundland and Labrador; this is where Annabel is set. It was published in 2010, and won the Thomas Head Raddall Award. It was also a shortlisted nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the 2010 Governor General's … [Read more...]

Reading Group Choices ~ 2012 – 2013 {and our Format Outline}

Each year we meet the last Monday in August to discuss our Reading Group schedule for the coming year.  The way we usually work it is like this: We all come armed with a couple book choices, including a little bit about the books we would like to submit. … [Read more...]

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom {Book Club Selection}

I have recently started reading The Kitchen House by fellow Canadian, Kathleen Grissom; it is our book club selection for the month of June. I have not yet finished reading it, but I can tell you this; I have it on my Kobo Arc and the first time I picked it up I read 40% of the book!  I can barely wait to finish it, so far I have found it to be a fast-paced, heart stopping,  thought-provoking look at life on a tobacco plantation in the 1700's. … [Read more...]

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green ~ Our Book Clubs Choice for April

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is the book the reading group I belong to read for April.  I love John Greens writing and I absolutely loved this book!    Seriously, how can you not love a book that contains this line: "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once." … [Read more...]

One Thousand White Women ~ Our Book Clubs Choice for February

[Read more...]