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Book Club
Book Club

Sat, 30 Mar


Solar Sisters

Book Club

Monthly book club. Read this month’s book, join the club to share notes and have a relaxed discussion about what you thought :)

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Time & Location

30 Mar 2024, 14:00

Solar Sisters, 86 North St, Guildford GU1 4AU, UK

About the event

Sat March 30th: "A Monster Calls" by Patrick Ness

The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming… The monster in his back garden, though, this monster is something different. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor. It wants the truth.

Twice Carnegie Medal-winning Patrick Ness spins a tale from the final idea of much-loved Carnegie Medal winner Siobhan Dowd, whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself, beautifully illustrated by Jim Kay. Darkly mischievous and painfully funny, A Monster Calls is an extraordinarily moving novel of coming to terms with loss from two of our finest writers for young adults, and the only book to win both the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal.

Upcoming Book Clubs

Sat March 30th: "A Monster Calls" by Patrick Ness

Sun April 28th: "The Glass Castle" by Jeanette Walls

Sun May 26th: "The Great Circle" by Maggie Shipstead

Sun June 30th: "Antarctica" by Claire Keegan

Sun July 28th: "The Light Years" by Elizabeth Jane Howard 

Sun August 25th: "Lonely City" by Olivia Laing

Sun Sept 29th: "Prophet Song" by Paul Lynch

Sun Oct 27th: "Take My Hand" by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Sun Nov 24th: "The Lido" by Libby Page

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