The questions we
- How did Chris come across as a person?
- How did the book show his relationships, with his wife, with his team?
- Did you like having the wife's insight throughout the story?
- Do you view Chris as a hero?
- Did you come away with a different
we weren't all that enthused by the book and felt the pacing was all wrong. Some of us had also seen the film adaptation with mixed reviews. Both are available in the library if you want to give them a go yourself. general though
Each year we have a Christmas get together to enjoy Alice's mulled wine and talk about our different reads throughout the year. This year we decided to do a secret Santa, here's a list of books given away on the night:
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- Thursday Afternoons by Monica Dickens
- The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
- Tam O’Shanter: a Tale by Robert Burns
- Tree of Crows by Lewis Davies
- Transformation by Mary Shelley
- Unless by Carol Shields
Garden by Mary Oldham Alwena’s
- Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoody
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skoot
- A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving
- The Lorax by Dr Seuss
- The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
- Winter in Madrid by C J Sansom
- H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald
- The Lady from Tel Aviv by
Al – Madhoun Rabi’i
- Let it Go by Dame Stephanie Shirley
- Miss Pettigrew Lives For a Day by Winifred Watson
- The Last Dance by Victoria Hislop
- How to Felt by Anne Belgrave
- Two Caravans by Marina Lewycka
Everyone seemed pleased with their
I have plenty of time to read it as we're not due to meet again until
(The title of this post is a quote from Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!)