Book Groups

Keep an eye our here for dates, times and next books for each of our book groups. Don’t forget to check out social media for updates too:

Wednesday Book Group

Date: Wednesday, 31st August 2022, 7:00 PM. Live in person from the bookshop.

The Knife of Never Letting Go

by Patrick Ness

Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in a constant, overwhelming Noise.

There is no privacy. There are no secrets. Then Todd Hewitt unexpectedly stumbles on a spot of complete silence.

Which is impossible. And now he’s going to have to run… 

Our Children’s and High Rise Readers Book Groups are on Saturday, 17th September in the bookshop!

Young Bookworms (ages 6-9)

Date: Saturday, 17th September 2:00pm to 2:40pm

Reading: Trixie Pickle Art Avenger by Olaf Falafel

Featuring Trixie Pickle, who hates bullies and takes them down using art. Trixie loves art and hates bullies – and so decides to become an Art Avenger, righting wrongs at her school through art. She uses Picasso, Pollock and Ofili to teach bullies a lesson, get out of lessons and help those in need, like an arty Robin Hood. Highly illustrated throughout by Olaf Falafel, winner of the FUNNIEST JOKE at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Full of fact files of hilarious and irreverent details about real artists, 

High Rise Readers (ages 10-12)

Date: Saturday, 17th September from 2:45-3:25 pm

Reading: Resist by Tom Palmer

As the brutal Second World War stretches on with no end in sight, life for ordinary Dutch people in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands is fraught with peril and hardship. There is very little to eat and the population lives under the constant threat of arrest and enslavement. After the murder of her beloved uncle and the capture of her brother by the Germans, Edda is determined to do anything she can to help the resistance fight back against their oppressors.

But what can a teenage girl do and how much risk is she willing to take?

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