Bookworms 4: Meet 3rd Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.,every month.
Leader: Maggie Hayes
One of five groups, which provide the opportunity to share thoughts on books, read by members.
At present we have full membership of this group
The reading list for the coming months is below in "Dates for your diary"
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed Jun 17th||
Pieces of Happiness by Ann Ostley
A novel of five lifelong friends who, in their sixties, decide to live together on a cocoa farm in Fiji, where they not only start a chocolate business but strengthen their friendships and rediscover themselves.
|Wed Jul 15th||
The Dry by Jane Harper
In the grip of the worst drought in a century, the farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily when three members of a local family are found brutally slain.
|Wed Aug 19th||
Shadowplay by Joseph O’Conner
1878- The Lyceum Theatre, London. Three extraordinary people begin their life together, a life that will be full of drama, transformation, passionate and painful devotion to art and to one another. Henry Irving, the Chief, is the volcanic leading man and impresario; Ellen Terry is the most lauded and desired actress of her generation, outspoken and generous of heart; and ever following along behind them in the shadows is the unremarkable theatre manager, Bram Stoker.
|Wed Sep 16th||
Dancing by the Light of the Moon by Giles Brandreth
The inimitable Gyles Brandreth revels in wordplay, rhythm and lyrical eloquence with this deftly curated anthology of poetry that runs the gamut from W.H. Auden to Rupi Kaur. A celebration of language and craft and a testament to the enduring power of the verse form.
|Wed Oct 21st||
Circe by Madeline Miller
In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power—the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves
|Wed Nov 18th||Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier|
Mary Anning may be young and uneducated, but she has "the eye". Scouring the windswept Jurassic coast near Lyme Regis, she find the fossils nobody else can, making discoveries that will shake the scientific world of the early 19th century. But science is a male-dominated arena, and there are many who disapprove...
|Wed Dec 16th||Bookworms 4 Christmas Party|