Cricklereaders Book Group

Cricklereaders meet every six weeks, usually in person at the library, to discuss books chosen on rotation by members of the group. Sometimes people even come along if they haven't read the book - and that's ok. It's a social group as much as anything, and all readers are welcome, no matter where they're based.

Currently Reading

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

By Marina Lewycka

A wise, tender and deeply funny novel about families, the belated healing of old wounds,the trials and consolations of old age and - really - about the legacy of Europe's history over the last fifty years.

We still have room for a few more members – do get in touch if you’d like to join!

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Cricklereaders May Meeting

Cricklereaders May Meeting

A highly topical read for the months of April/May. We'll be reading A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka. Why not read along with us and then join us in the library to discuss? We'll meet between 1030 and 1130 in the library on Sunday 15 May....

Cricklereaders April Meeting

Cricklereaders April Meeting

The April meeting will meet on Sunday 3 April at the library, from 1030-1130. The book for this month is The Forty Rules of Love, by Turkish author Elif Shafak. Synopsis "A novel within a novel, The Forty Rules of Love tells two parallel stories (The technique placing...

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

We just finished Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi. Yaa is Ghanaian American, born in Ghana, brought up in the USA. This is her second book. Most of the group enjoyed the read, and even those who were less enthusiastic still found something to admire in it. It is an...

The Review Copies Have Arrived!

The Review Copies Have Arrived!

So exciting! The ten review copies of Hope Nicely's Lessons for Life have arrived from The Reading Agency! I thought it would be nice to kick off the book group with a book you might not normally read, and it's a bonus that it's free! The publisher asks for reviews...

Cricklereaders Inaugural Meeting

Cricklereaders Inaugural Meeting

If you'd like to find out more about the Cricklereaders book group and join the first Zoom meeting, do get in touch. It will be some time this coming weekend (either Saturday 13th or Sunday 14th - we're still working out which day is best for most people. At this...

Currently Reading

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

By Marina Lewycka

A wise, tender and deeply funny novel about families, the belated healing of old wounds,the trials and consolations of old age and - really - about the legacy of Europe's history over the last fifty years.

Recent Reads

Say, Cheese

By Jane Shaw

Fantasy

Divi Builder

By Sal Brock

Fiction

RGB

Bradly Maynor

Biography

To Infinity

By Ana Pachket

Fantasy

What’s on Your Reading List?

Want to read more but not sure what? Do you read the same kind of books over and over and need a change? A book group can be the answer.

Expand your reading horizons

I don’t know about you, but I end up reading the same old, same old over and over. But my book group has really widened my horizons and made me read things I would not normally choose. It’s been a revelation!

Meet other local readers

Since we’re not getting outdoors much, it’s difficult to meet up with friends and neighbours. Cricklereaders is the way forward!

Keep active and entertained in lockdown

Lockdown weeks can all blend into one another. Cricklereaders will give us something to look forward to!

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Information Sessions

Email cricklereaders@cricklewoodlibrary.org.uk to find out how it works.

Meeting Calendar

9 May

20 June

1 August

12 September

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