Mykidstime Online Book Club - May Ezine
Welcome to the May Ezine for our Online Book Club where we bring you a round up of our Book Club and other book news.
May Book of the Month - On Canaan's Side by Sebastian Barry
Sebastian Barry's fifth novel begins with a question "What is the sound of an 89 year old heart breaking?" The heart in question is narrator Lilly Bere, who fled Ireland for America, at end of WW1.
If you would still like to get your hands on a copy, Mykidstime Book Club members can avail of a 10% discount when buying online from Dubray Books. If you prefer to shop in-store, you can apply for a Book Club card and the 10% discount will apply.
We'll be reviewing on 31st May, so come back and help us rate the book.
Our April Book of the Month : What you thought!
Thanks for all your feeback - your average book rating was 4 (where 1 is 'Sorry I Bothered', and 5 is 'Best Read Ever'!)
57% of you think "his fiancee did not eventually marry him"
Some of your comments ..
" Loved it, used to live in that part of Moscow, so familiar"
" Ending a bit of a let-down"
" Found entire book very cold from the weather to the characters"
We have 5 copies of our June Book of the Month to giveaway, courtesy of Dubray Books - The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht.
The Tiger's Wife is Tea Obreht's debut novel and was the surprise winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction.
The book is set amid the horrors and aftermath of Balkan civil war, mixing magic, myth and folklore, with intense tough realism.
We have now partnered with Dubray Books to bring you discounts off our Book of the Month. Discount will be manually applied on your receipt if purchased on-line, or you can apply for a Book Club card to use for in-store purchase. Just mention Mykidstime Online Book club if using in one of the Dubray stores.
What book would you take to a Desert Island?
Last month we asked you what book you would take to a desert island and the answers were great.
We chose a list from classics to modern novels: here are your Top Ten Books to take to a Desert Island. (And of course "How to Survive a Desert Island" had to be included...)
Are you a Mykidstime Book Club Member yet ?
Why not join us as we read our way through some great titles and help us rate them each month.
Mykidstime Book Club members can now avail of a discount when purchasing our Book of the Month online/in-store with Dubray Books.
Until next month, happy reading!
Do you enjoy reading? Do you get time as a parent to read? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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