'Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.'
Charles William Eliot https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-William-Eliot
Monday Morning Book Club - 1st Monday 9:30 a.m.
Monday Afternoon Book Club - 1st. Monday: 1:00 p.m.
Convenor: Janice Ireland
'The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her
to amazing people who lived exciting lives.'
(Roald Dahl, Matilda)
Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
Sweetland by Michael Crummey
Forgotten Girls by Owen Laukanen
Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
The Promise of Canada by Charlotte Gray
The German Girl by Armando Luca Correa
Cli Fi: Canadian Tales of Climate Change edited by Bruce Meyer
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
- Convenor: Mary Daniels
- 'Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.'
- The Novel Women Group meets in members’ homes on the third Tuesday of each month starting at 1:00 p.m.
Our reading list for 2018/19 comprises an eclectic selection of fiction and non-fiction books:
|Free Fall - Rick Mofina|
|A House in the Sky - Amanda Lindhout|
|Into the Magic Shop - James Doty|
|That's My Baby - Frances Itani|
|Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese|
|The Secret Chord - Geraldine Brooks|
|Widows of Malabar Hill - Sujata Massey|
|Educated - Tara Westover|
|Small Great Things- Jodi Picoult|
|The Woman who Smashed Codes - Jason Fagone|
- Convenor: Cathie Faubert
This unique book club asks members to think “outside the box.” We meet on the first Wednesday of the month, and members share books based on themes.
Below are the themes for this upcoming year: 2018-19
|Sept 19||A book that brings you pleasure|| Laurie|
|Oct 10||Biography of a lawyer, a judge or a defendant||Louanne|
|Nov. 7||A Canadian author|
|Dec. *||No meeting this month|
|Jan. 16||Your favourite author||Rita|
|Feb. 20||Black History||Cathie|
|Mar. 20||Unsolved mystery or conspiracy||Linda|