According to the plan Jenny made at thirteen, it’s time for her to get married. But when her boyfriend proposes a break instead of a wedding, a girls’ weekend in Vegas is the only solution…until she wakes up in a stranger’s bed, and discovers that this is the year she gets married – to the wrong man… … More Jenny Sparrow Knows the Future by Melissa Pimentel
Love takes many forms and is seldom straightforward…so Nancy discovers when she faces the most difficult choice of her life. Nancy is the glue that holds her family together. Caught between her aging mother, her overworked daughter and two young granddaughters, it seems Nancy’s fate is to go on shouldering the burden for all the … More The Lavender House by Hilary Boyd
“It begins with absence and desire. It begins with blood and fear. It begins with a discovery of witches.” What an exciting week! But for those of you who haven’t heard of Matthew Clairmont and Diana Bishop, I’d better start at the beginning… this is one of my favourite tales of all time. I remember … More The All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness
Time for a new group read – number 6 – and once again we have a brand new reading set supplied by ONEWORLD Publications – so a big thank you to them. The Amazing Story Of The Man Who Cycled From India To Europe For love by Per J Andersson. The story begins in … More Group Read Number 6: The Amazing Story Of The Man Who Cycled From India To Europe For Love by Per J Andersson
Here comes summer! And for Bury Library’s Readers Group that means a break over August before meeting back as usual in September. This seems like a good time to update you all with reviews about a few of our latest reads. As usual there have been mixed responses and we hope you will be encouraged to try … More Bury Readers Group – A retrospective!
“The Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin, a nice light read, well written and a good ending, an enjoyable read.” Cathy (Unsworth Library). A.J. Fikry owns a failing bookshop. His wife has just died in tragic circumstances. A prized, rare and valuable first edition has been stolen. His life is a wreck. … More The Storied Life of A.J.Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
In the February meeting of the Bury Reading Group we discussed Along The Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams and – as often happens with reading groups – opinion was split. Please read on to see the mixed response. … More Along The Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams