Book group

The book group is not meeting at present but please contact Emily, sign up in person at the next LadyBirds meeting, or email if you’d like to join the book group.

Books we’ve read

savageSeptember 2014: The Savage Garden by Mark Mills
toast book coverAugust 2014: Toast by Nigel Slater
bookthief coverJuly 2014: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

NB: No library copies of the book will be available this month

ShadowBookJune 2014: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón“Instantly absorbing melodrama with loving depictions of Francoist Barcelona. Funny and warm, but the passive female characters were irritating.”
May 2014: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua“all parents want the best for their children but how is this to be achieved? … told with great humour and an awareness of how extreme her approach will appear” more
GatheringBookApril 2014: The Gathering by Anne Enright“dark and full of Irish Catholic repressed sexuality and guilt … reading it to the end was rather a struggle” more
WIBookMarch 2014: A Force to be Reckoned With: A History of the Women’s Institute by Jane Robinson.“I was struck by how many of the early WI campaigns could easily be current ones” more