Book One: “One August Night” by Victoria Hislop. This is a sequel to “The Island.
Members will also review a book that they have read over the Christmas period.
Our first Zoom Bookclub Meeting took place on Thursday 5th Nov 2020.
8 Members participated in this Zoom Meeting, hosted by Rachel Gillen.
Members spoke enthusiastically about their recently-read favourite books. Most Members are avid readers, including one who has read 30 books since May. Members’ choices covered a wide range of books and genres.
It was a lively and very informative meeting with contributions from everyone.
Books recommended included:
|Talented Mr Ripley||Patricia High Smith||Very Clever|
|Greek Island Escape||Patricia Wilson||Murder Mystery|
|Key to Rebecca||Ken Follett||Murder Mystery|
|Here’s the Story||Mary Mc Aleese||Disappointing|
|Hidden Depths||Ann Cleeves||Detective|
|Vera Stanhope Series||Ann Cleeves||Detective|
|The Woman in Cabin 10||Ruth Ware||Thriller|
|Home Stretch||Graham Norton||Good Read|
|Lethal White Strike||Robert Galbraith (J K Rowling)||Awful|
|American Dirt||Geanine Cummins||Very Good|
|Strange Flowers||Donal Ryan||Interesting|
|The Paris Architect||Charles Belfoure||Exciting|
|The Seamstress||Maria Duenas||Good|
|Here is the Beehive||Sarah Crossan||Most enjoyable|
|Where the Crawdads Sing||Delia Owens||Lyrical|
|Those Who Are Loved||Victoria Hislop||Very Violent / 2nd World War|
|The White Tiger||Aravind Adiga||Humourous Account of India, Excellent Read|
|The Stranger Diaries||Elly Griffiths||New Author|
Members suggested that Audio Books are a great way of enjoying a book. Apps are available, such as AUDIBLE or BBC Books. Your Local Library will provide access to Talking Books via your Smart Phone. Amazon is recommended for buying Talking Books.
Our choice of book for next meeting is “A Light That Never Goes Out” by Keelin Shanley.
Next Zoom Meeting is Thurs 3rd Dec at 7.30 pm.
If interested in joining the Bookclub, contact Rachel Gillen.
We are delighted for Members to read along with us, without joining our Bookclub.