Just messaging to say that I wont be running the session in August! As a surprise present for my birthday I’m being whisked off to Norfolk for a long weekend and will be leaving after lunch. After reading 77 books in a row, for the FIRST TIME EVER, I wont be reading the book… however the lovely Aleida, who you guys all know really well now, is going to run the session instead, so it’ll be fun as usual.
I hope you all enjoy reading the book, that you all have a great summer and I look forward to seeing you in September for ‘Jigsaw of Fire and Stars‘ by Yaba Badoe on the 8th September.
Thank you for popping along to the session on Friday, it was interesting to hear all of your thoughts on ‘That Hate U Give’ and isn’t very often that we all generally ended up rating it high with an 8-10/10 rating.
Moving on to August, our next meeting is on Friday 11th August, 6:30pm, probably back up in the Rare Books Department as the bookshop is still on 7pm closing time and it’s a good space to be in that doesn’t block anywhere off. We’ll be discussing ‘‘The Girl From Everywhere’ by Heidi Heilig.
For September’s session, we’ll be reading ‘Jigsaw of Fire and Stars‘ by Yaba Badoe on Friday 8th September. This is the book I gave out on Friday that we were very lucky to be given proof copies for. If you were not at this session and would like a copy of the book please let me know as I have a few spare copies.
One of the things I mentioned on Friday was that Zephyr, which is the new YA publishing imprint of Head of Zeus is looking for young adults who are up for reading some proof copies of their upcoming releases and sending them reviews. If you would like to sign up and be part of this, drop me a message via firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll forward you the publishers email to contact to sign up.
I hope you have a good month, happy reading!
Hello hello hello,
Group update on what books we are reading and when, our next meetup is on Friday 14th July 6:30pm and we’re reading ‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas.
August’s meeting is on Friday 11th August at 6:30pm and the book that won the vote is ‘The Girl From Everywhere’ by Heidi Heilig.
Hope to see you there and that you have a great month!
Hello lovely book group members,
So, this is short and sweet as I’m typing this as I run out of the door tonight.
Next month- June is when we are going to read Mother Tongue by Julie Mayhew.
July- We are going to read That Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Hope to see you on the 9th June!
Have a great month
Hello lovely group members,
Just a reminder that the May meeting is taking place Friday 5th May at 6:30pm and we will be reading Ink by Alice Broadway.
June is when we are going to read Mother Tongue by Julie Mayhew.
Voting for the book for July is now open, so go vote vote vote!
I look forward to seeing you all in a few weeks time.
Thank you for coming to the session on Friday. Just messaging to remind you all that there are some date changes coming up and to also discuss the books.
Our next session is on Friday 7th April- Blade and Bone by Catherine Johnson.
The 5th May session- I know we said we would read Mother Tongue by Julie Mayhew this month HOWEVER, there was a bit of confusion re the dates and one of the members who really, really, wants to read and discuss it actually can’t make the session as thought. How do you feel if we were to switch up and read the book we are voting for this month for May and Mother Tongue in June? Feel free to object if you have a problem with the suggestion, we’ll talk again in our next meeting.
9th June- Suggested book- Mother Tongue by Julie Mayhew.
Don’t forget to vote on the voting page!
Hope you have a good few weeks, happy reading.
Just messaging to say I accidentally took the pieces of paper home with me on Friday… just gone to upload the voting selection and obviously the papers are not on my desk as I pocketed them. Please come back tomorrow…