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Book Club - Chapter Three

 

Chapter 3 meets at the homes of members in the afternoon of the 4th Wednesday of the month. 

At our Christmas potluck meeting in late November, each member suggests a book.  We schedule them to try and vary the topics, style, and intensity.  We choose older books that are available through the library and try to avoid the obvious best sellers that people have already read.

Unlike many book clubs we don't have a formal review of the book.  We send out an e-mail before the meeting with a few possible discussion options .  So far we have never had a meeting without a lively conversation.

We meet all year (excluding December) and have an annual excursion to a play at Stratford.

To keep  members who can't attend a meeting included, each month we share our rating of the book, major topics discussed and our current reading favourites through an e-mail afterwards. 

Book Club 3 welcomes new members – particularly those who remain in town during the winter.  Contact me if you're interested.

Coordinator:  Val Jones

 Titles for 2017 include:    

     January 25           White Oleander by Janet Fitch

     February 22       The Secret in their Eyes by Eduardo Sacheri

      March 22            The Master  by Colm Toibin

     April 26               The  Girl in the Red Coat by Roma Ligocka 

     May 24                Three Day Road  by Joseph Boyden

     June 28                Dead Politician Society by Robin Spano

     July 26                  The Widow  by Fiona Barton

On the possible list:

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

The World at Night by Alan Furst

When Breath becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi  (new)

The Colour of Water by James McBride

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

The Damage Done by Hilary Davidson

A Train in Winter by Carolyne Moorehead

The Virgin Queen's Daughter by Ella March Chase

The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

Ghost by Robert Harris

A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny

Entry Island by Peter May

two series by Ann Perry – the Monk series and the Pitt Series

 

 

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