Macclesfield

Bookworms 4

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.
Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk reluctantly returns to his hometown....

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
More Group Pages
Allotment Gardening Art Appreciation Art Groups Bead Weaving & Jewellery Making
Bird Watching Bookworms 1 Bookworms 2 Bookworms 3
Bookworms 4 Bookworms 5 : I like this book Bridge Card Making
Country dancing Creative Writing Croquet Crown Green Bowling
DINERS CLUB Dipping into History Discussion Group European Studies
Floral Group French Conversation 1 French Conversation 2 French Study 1
Geology Group German 1 German 2 Handicraft
Italian Italian - Beginners Knit & Natter Mah Jong
Make & Create Members Morning Patchwork and Quilting Photography
Recorders Rummikub Plus S&G Croquet Spanish Improvers 2
Spanish Improvers Group 1 Table Tennis Technology & Science Walking 5 milers
Walking Mid Week Walking Mondays Wild Flower Group
More Group Pages
Allotment Gardening Art Appreciation
Art Groups Bead Weaving & Jewellery Making
Bird Watching Bookworms 1
Bookworms 2 Bookworms 3
Bookworms 4 Bookworms 5 : I like this book
Bridge Card Making
Country dancing Creative Writing
Croquet Crown Green Bowling
DINERS CLUB Dipping into History
Discussion Group European Studies
Floral Group French Conversation 1
French Conversation 2 French Study 1
Geology Group German 1
German 2 Handicraft
Italian Italian - Beginners
Knit & Natter Mah Jong
Make & Create Members Morning
Patchwork and Quilting Photography
Recorders Rummikub Plus
S&G Croquet Spanish Improvers 2
Spanish Improvers Group 1 Table Tennis
Technology & Science Walking 5 milers
Walking Mid Week Walking Mondays
Wild Flower Group