Category Archive for: Book Reviews

Book Worms Book Review for December 2018

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on December 7, 2018

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Crazy Rich Asians  by Kevin Kwan                                                   Jane Upperton This is the story of a Chinese American economics professor Rachel Chu who travels to Singapore from USA to attend a wedding with her boyfriend Nick Young. She is the only daughter of a single mum who fled with her to the USA when she was a…



Book Worm Reviews October 2018

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on October 22, 2018

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At this meet two books were reported as we had decided to have a choice of picks. 1. Snap by Belinda Bauer This book was long listed for the Man Booker Prize. It is a work of fiction about a boy called jack whose mother left him in charge of his two younger sisters -joy…



Bookworms Book Review March 2018

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on March 9, 2018

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“A Man Called Ove” Six of us sat down to discuss ‘A Man Called Ove” and three more members sent in comments and scores.Most of us had met an “Ove” at sometime in our lives and some of us could identify his traits in ourselves.He reminded Gale of her father in law. Saying that-although Ove…



May’s Book review “The 19th Wife” by David Ebershoff

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on June 6, 2017

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Bookworms The 19th Wife By David Ebershoff By Jane Upperton This book is set against the background of Mormonism (The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints) interlinked with polygamy. The book alternates between a contemporary story about modern polygamy and historical material. A couple of us who read the book weren’t keen on the…



Bookworms Book Review March

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on April 2, 2017

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Bookworms Moving By Jenny Eclair After several months of long/heavy/miserable books, it was requested that I choose a ‘smaller, more lighthearted’ book as my nomination on for this month’s book club. Not really my natural habitat but what better, I thought when I spotted  it in Kinokuniya, than British  stand up comic Jenny Eclair’s book,…



Sweet Caress by William Boyd

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on February 14, 2017

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This is a fictional autobiography of a woman written by a man and for these reasons alone I found it challenging and quirky. It is illustrated throughout by grainy ‘repurposed’ photos, which the author uses to convincingly represent the fictional characters who walk through the pages of the story. I did at times struggle with…



The Bees By Laline Paull

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  • Posted on February 12, 2016

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By Plip Henley Once again, a lively Book Club morning developed after first tasting and discussing the brownies kindly provided by Sue Davy! There was a unanimous vote of ten out of ten for these mars bar enriched delights. The book on the other hand was divided in to two very distinct camps of either…



The House of Askival by Merryn Glover

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  • Posted on February 12, 2016

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By Siti Survo This insightful and compelling book was recommended to the BWG book club. As I was new to the book club I was given the chance to adopt this book as my reading choice. Originally Gale had opted for it, but she was kind enough to relinquish her choice to the newbie of…



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