Islington Reads book club is open to all ages, genders and identities and to members and non-members of Islington United Church.
Islington Reads offers participants the opportunity to read some great books and connect with other readers in a meaningful way.
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré
May 4 at 2:00 pm Eastern
The unforgettable, inspiring story of a teenage girl growing up in a rural Nigerian village who longs to get an education so that she can find her “louding voice” and speak up for herself.
Abi Daré will be joining us all the way from England!
The Spoon Stealer by Lesley Crewe
June 8 at 7 pm Eastern
The Spoon Stealer is a classic Crewe book: full of humour, family secrets, women’s friendship, lovable animals, and immense heart.
Lesley Crewe is a Canadian author based in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and will be joining us!
Book Suggestions for Lent
January 2021: The London Restoration by Robin McMillan
October 2020: The Wide Circumference of Love by Marita Golden
August 2020: Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde
July 2020: Let Me Be Like Water by SK Perry
Where to find books
WHAT IS THE COST?
There is no cost to participate in the Islington Reads book club. Books can be purchased at A Novel Spot Bookshop in Humbertown Plaza.
If you don’t wish to purchase the books, or aren’t in a financial position to do so, you can still participate. The church library has purchased a limited number of copies of the books and is making them available for lending. Please contact Anne Marriott, the church librarian, (email@example.com; 416-234-0796) to reserve a copy.
These books may also be available as ebooks through your local library or a partner library. Check online to find out.