Book Club Round 2 – Thoughts and Questions on Queenie

Poignant, important and an absolute laugh and a half; Candice Carty-William’s debut, Queenie, is a firecracker of a novel. Before I tell you why I loved Queenie so much, let’s start with a few questions to get the ball rolling: 1) We’re introduced to Queenie as she undergoes a sexual health checkup. What were yourContinue reading “Book Club Round 2 – Thoughts and Questions on Queenie”

Book Club Round 3 – Escapism

I, for one, am bored. Bored of corona, bored of flights being cancelled and bored of stressing out every time I clear my throat in public. If I hear the words ‘second wave’ being thrown around one more time, I will projectile vomit. So, I think what our book club needs in order to endContinue reading “Book Club Round 3 – Escapism”

Book Club Round 1 – Brave New World Thoughts & Questions

It’s our first book club pick! Upon finishing Huxley’s Brave New World, I have to say I have mixed feelings about the novel itself, but we’ll get to that later. First, I’ve got a few questions to get you thinking: 1)A number of things in Huxley’s World Society seem to mirror aspects of our ownContinue reading “Book Club Round 1 – Brave New World Thoughts & Questions”

Book Club Round 2 – Queenie

For July’s Book Club pick, we have the sensational Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams, winner of the 2020 British Book Awards ‘book of the year’!!! **For thoughts and questions from last month’s Book Club pick, click here.** Candice Carty-Williams’ fantastic novel, Queenie, has dominated the book charts since its release in 2019. In London, we’re introducedContinue reading “Book Club Round 2 – Queenie”

Book Club Round 1 – Brave New World

The people have spoken! Our first book club title is Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, a dystopian thriller that has been on my reading list for ages. I’m so excited! So my plan is to schedule a discussion for around 6 weeks time (26-28th June) although this is totally flexible – just message me ifContinue reading “Book Club Round 1 – Brave New World”