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 cambridge.ladybirds@gmail.com 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.”
TigerMotherBook
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

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