Blog Posts - Book Club



Black Rabbit Hall – a book review

I always look out for the book giveaways on Mumsnet, and I was thrilled to win a copy of Black Rabbit Hall recently. The debut novel from Eve chase was published through Penguin in June, and has kept me up late … Continue reading → The p...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Aug 29, 2016

The Fire Child

Back in March 2015 I was first introduced to S K Tremayne and his novel The Ice Twins, I loved it, couldn’t put it down. So when the Mumsnet Blogger Panel asked me if I’d like to read his latest … Continue reading → The post T...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 8, 2016

The Lake House

I was first introduced to Kate Morton when The Distant Hours was suggested as our book of the month at the book club I used to attend locally.  I was instantly drawn into the story and the characters.  So imagine … Continue reading → Th...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jun 16, 2016

5 Athletes Who Deserve Their Own Book Club

After Colts QB, Andrew Luck, announced his plans for a book club, one Rioter wonders what other athletes would make great book club curators.
by Book Riot on Jun 15, 2016

Emma Watson’s Feminist Book Club: We Are All Learning Together

It's been three months since Emma Watson launched a feminist book club called Our Shared Shelf. Here's a look at how it's going so far.
by Book Riot on May 31, 2016

Faber & Faber: The Shrew that Flew

The Shrew that Flew - Julia CopusYou know that moment when you are invited to a party and there is a dress code and at the last minute you have a bit of a disaster regarding your outfit but you will do anything you can to resolve the problem? Well th...
by Training Mummy on May 19, 2016

A Concise History of My Many Failed Book Clubs

From "Books and Beer" to that one time I tried to make everyone read Infinite Jest.
by Book Riot on May 13, 2016

Faber & Faber - Dozy Bear and the secret of sleep

Dozy Bear and the Secret of Sleep - Katie BlackburnWe love a bedtime story and have read a story (or ten) at night since both children were born. It is now M's favourite part of the day and she often heads upstairs with an armful of books at bedtime.
by Training Mummy on Apr 30, 2016

Missing, Presumed

I’ve literally just finished Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner for the Mumsnet Book Club and wanted to share my thoughts with you. Published through Killer Reads in February this year, this thriller has you guessing right til the end. Missing,...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Apr 25, 2016

Planetary: Book Club #1 Issues 1-5

To say I can get obsessed with certain books and properties is probably an understatement. However I jumped on the Planetary wagon late, but when I caught hold of the first issue, I was hooked. I probably read Planetary once a year. It’s my ann...
by Mah Muse Comics on Apr 10, 2016

Planetary: Book Club #1 Issues 1-5

To say I can get obsessed with certain books and properties is probably an understatement. However I jumped on the Planetary wagon late, but when I caught hold of the first issue, I was hooked. I probably read Planetary once a year. It’s my ann...
by Mah Muse Comics on Apr 10, 2016

‘Cyrus Webb Presents’ Interviews Me About The Sacred Bombshell Handbook of Self-Love (Video)

Host Cyrus Webb welcomes ME to #CyrusWebbPresents. Taped by I Create TV in NYC we discuss The Sacred Bombshell handbook of Self-Love and how I have been able to walk in my purpose and help inspire other woman along the way. Way back in 2008, he in...

The Forgetting Time

Being an avid reader I’m always on the look out for a new book to read and was thrilled to be selected by Mumsnet Book Club to receive a copy of The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin. The book was … Continue reading → The post The Fo...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Mar 14, 2016

Weekend Book Club

Share your book loves (and hates) in the Weekend Book Club So it has been a while since a Weekend Book Club happened but I am pleased to say that we are back. Rather than being a weekly linky it has been decided that we will host this every two...
by Training Mummy on Mar 12, 2016

Spot's First Easter

A true classic!Spot's First Easter - Eric HillI remember Spot from when I was little but this is the first time I have taken a Spot book out of the library for M and I can honestly say it instantly became a firm favourite.This follows Spot and Helen...
by Training Mummy on Mar 11, 2016

Sustainable Book Club: what's happening next and the next hot topic - veganism!

The Sustainable Book club has stalled a bit recently. Our last meet up didn't work out, so I decided to change things a bit and have a weekly 'what are we reading' thread on a Monday in the Facebook Group which you can join here. The idea is to...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 3, 2016

Little Quack

An adorable little duck that teaches you to countLittle Quack - Lauren ThompsonI have had this book since M was tiny and I am surprised that I haven't reviewed it yet.This book follows a family of five ducklings who have grown up and nee to leave the...
by Training Mummy on Feb 29, 2016

Weekend Book Club

Share your book loves (and hates) in the Weekend Book Club So it has been a while since a Weekend Book Club happened but I am pleased to say that we are back. Rather than being a weekly linky it has been decided that we will host this every two...
by Training Mummy on Feb 27, 2016

Empress Orchid

Title:  Empress OrchidAuthor:  Anchee MinPublication Information:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2004. 352 pages.ISBN:  0618068872 / 978-0618068876Book Source:  I read this book as this month's selection for my local b...
by Memories From Books on Feb 26, 2016

Colours Colours everywhere!

A rainbow book of learningColours Colours everywhere: Samantha Meredith (illustrator), Libby Walden (text).As lovers of books of all kinds we are always excited to be offered the chance to review books so when we got an email asking if we wanted to r...
by Training Mummy on Feb 13, 2016


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