'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: Carol Fowler
'The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives.' (Roald Dahl, Matilda)
Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month with the exception of September which will be held on the 14th because of Labour Day which this year falls on the 7th.
|September 14th||Murdered Midas by Charlotte Gray||Carol|
Brother by David Chariandy
||As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner||Laura|
The Chillbury Ladies Choir by Jennifer Ryan
||The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone||Marion|
Your choice from the Science Fiction list
||Victor & Evie: British Aristocrats In Wartime Rideau Hall by Dorothy Phillips||sandy|
||The Hanging of Angelique by Afua Cooper||Lynn|
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
|June 1st||Pot-Luck Lunch + book selection||Carol|
- Convenor: Tomi Hunter
- 'Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.'
- The Novel Women Group usually meets in members’ homes on the third Tuesday of each month starting at 1:00 p.m. This year, we expect most of our meetings will be online using ZOOM.
Our reading list for 2020/21 comprises an eclectic selection of fiction and non-fiction books:
|Becoming - Michelle Obama|
|Year of Wonders- Geraldine Brooks|
|The Silent Patient - Alex Michaelides|
|Bel Canto - Ann Patchett|
|American Dirt - Jeanine Cummins|
|A Long Petal of the Sea - Isabel Allende|
|The Shoe on the Roof - Will Ferguson|
Recipe for a Perfect Wife - Karma Brown
Girl Woman Other - Bernardine Evaristo - (Revised Dec. 2020)
The Boys in the Boat - Daniel James Brown OR
The Woman in the White Kimono - Ana Johns
|Pot-luck luncheon and book selection|
- Convenor: Cathie Faubert
This unique book club asks members to think “outside the box.” We meet on the first Wednesday of the month between 10:00 -12 noon. This year, all our meetings will be via ZOOM. Cathie will create lists of the shared book and distribute them to members
Our themes for 2020-21 is Canada.
|Sept. 16||Summer Reads||Share our summer readings|
|Nov. 3||Inspirational Canadian Women||https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=12590|
|Dec. 2||Canadian Travel||May include trecking across Canada, a memoir, or a Canadian going on a adventure|
|January*||No meeting this month|
|Feb. 3||Canadian Indigenous Story||May include history, memoir or fiction|
|Mar. 3||Canadian Art||May include film, music, visual arts, or animation|
Famous Canadian Chefs
||May include cookbook, memoir or tribute|
|May 5||Canadian Medical Discoveries||May include historical, Nobel Prize award winners, or female achievements|