Category Archives: Book Club

Summer Blitz # 2 (59 & 60)

In an effort to get caught up on my book reviews, here is a snapshot of a couple more books that have been part of my summer reading. 59. The English Patient (Michael Ondaajte) Many of us have read or … Continue reading

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Summer Blitz (books 50 to 58)

With apologies to my book followers, this summer has been filled with beautiful, sunny days and I have been a bit slow with my book reviews!  In order to catch up, I am doing a summer blitz, grouping together some … Continue reading

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Heather Tucker: Book Club

Book club is aways a great evening, sharing books with a great group of friends but this month we were lucky to have a special guest join us.  After enjoying The Clay Girl, one of our members (thank you Shannon) … Continue reading

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Robyn Harding: Different Drummer Books/Book Club

It has been a pleasure to spend two evenings with Robyn Harding, author of The Party.  The first was in December, at Little Drummer books, and was an intimate book event with Robyn Harding and Roz Nay.  The second was, via … Continue reading

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Ross Pennie: Book Club/Book Launch

This review has been pending since June when Ross Pennie launched his latest book, Beneath the Wake, to an enthusiastic, standing room only crowd in Ancaster.  It also includes further discussion from our book club in October when Ross joined us … Continue reading

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83. Beneath the Wake (Ross Pennie)

Have you ever thought about what happens when people die on a cruise ship?  Would you have considered that cruise ships are equipped with morgues?  Would you think that there is the possibility of a burial at sea?  Death on … Continue reading

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65. I Found You (Lisa Jewell)

I Found You was our  “summer read” selection for book club in August.  It is the 13th mystery written by Lisa Jewell and begins when a harried single mom finds a lost man sitting on the beach outside her cottage. … Continue reading

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18. Faithful (Alice Hoffman)

This month my in-person book club has a theme of “Kim’s choice” (Kim a.k.a my friend and official photographer for the majority of my book event postings).  She was responsible to pick the book that we will discuss tomorrow and … Continue reading

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81. The Queen of Katwe (Tim Crothers)

My book club is reading the Queen of Katwe this month.  It was chosen because the story is becoming a movie and at the recommendation of one of our members.  The story of how chess has changed Phiona’s life is … Continue reading

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49. The Life We Bury (Allen Eskens)

The Life We Bury is my July book club read.  It is a fast moving, enticing novel which keeps the reader guessing through the twists and turns in the tale.  It was a refreshing read after the more serious books, They … Continue reading

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