Book Club December Meeting on Monday, 17th December

The next MHWI Book Club meeting will be on Monday, 17th December 8-9.30pm at the downstairs bar of The Angel Hotel. This month we will be discussing children’s books of our own choice.

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For more information please contact Valerie Hitchcox on Vhitchox50@hotmail.com

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Book ‘Angels’ meets tonight!

Don’t forget Book ‘Angels’ is meeting tonight, Monday, 12th November 2018 at 8pm – a week earlier this month!

We will be at our usual location in the downstairs bar of The Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough.

Tonight we will be discussing the ‘Maid’s Room’ by Fiona Mitchell.    A gripping tale about Filipino maids working in an expat community in Singapore.   Based on real life observations and interviews.   No doubt, discussions will be accompanied by some liquid refreshments!

 

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Look out for further posts about our Christmas meeting on Monday, 17th December 2018 (venue to be confirmed).   For a bit of light relief during the busy Christmas period, we have decided to read a  Children’s or Teen fiction book, or a favourite book from childhood!

New members/occasional members very welcome.

Contact Valerie Hitchcox – Vhitchox50@hotmail.com

 

 

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Book ‘Angels’ -Mon, 17 September 2018

Monday, 17th September 2018 at 8pm

Book club members will be meeting at their usual location of The Angel Hotel, Market Harborough, in the downstairs bar.

We will be discussing books of own choice with a medical/ health related theme, both fiction and non-fiction.  Several members have already chosen to read the following bestselling book:

This is Going to Hurt

The secret diaries of a junior doctor!  A ‘no holds barred account of life on the NHS front line’.  Supposed to be ‘hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking’!

 

Monday, 15th October at 8pm

The following month we will be reading and reviewing:

I Know a Secret

A crime-solving thriller!  New York Times Bestseller.  “Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles pursue a shadowy psychopath keeping secrets and taking lives”!

 

New members/occasional members very welcome.

Contact Valerie Hitchcox:

Vhitchox50@hotmail.com

 

 

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Book ‘Angels’ – Monday, 20 August 2018

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Book ‘Angels’ will be meeting again at 8pm tomorrow night at our regular location of The Angel Hotel, Market Harborough, in the downstairs bar.

 

 

 

To mark the 100th Anniversary of Voting Rights for (some) Women, we decided to select a book of our own choice about the suffragette movement and we will be reviewing these tomorrow.

The following month we will be reading a book of our own choice with a medical or health theme.   This could be a fiction or non-fiction book.

New members will be made very welcome, as will occasional members who just wish to join us now and again.

Enquiries to Valerie Hitchcox – Vhitchox50@hotmail.com

 

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Book ‘Angels’ – Monday, 16th July 2018

Book club members will be back to meeting at their normal location of The Angel Hotel, Market Harborough, on Monday, 16th July 2018 at 8pm in the downstairs bar.

We will be discussing the following book:

‘DEAR MRS BIRD’ by A J PEARCE

Dear Mrs Bird

London 1940.

When Emmy sees an advertisement for a job at the London Evening Chronicle, her dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent suddenly seem achievable.

But the job turns out to be working as a typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird!

 

 

Book club members will also be meeting again on Monday, 20th August at 8 pm at The Angel Hotel when we will be discussing:

Books about the Suffragette Movement – members’ own choice.

New members/occasional members will be made very welcome.

Enquiries to Valerie Hitchcox – Vhitchox50@hotmail.com

 

 

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Book ‘Angels’ on Monday, 16 April 2018

booksThe next meeting of Book ‘Angels’ will be held at The Angel Hotel, Market Harborough, starting at 8pm on the above date.

We will be discussing ‘Red Sparrow’ by Jason Matthews – an espionage thriller and now a major film, starring Jennifer Lawrence.

 

Our next book for May will be a non-fiction choice –  ‘Consider the Fork’  by Bee Wilson – a history of how we cook and eat.   This looks at how different culinary inventions and gadgets have shaped the way we think about food and cook.

New members and occasional members will be made very welcome.   Even if you haven’t had time to read or finish the book and just fancy a night out – just turn up!  We can be found in the lower bar at The Angel Hotel.

For further information, contact Valerie Hitchcox:

Vhitchox50@hotmail.com

 

 

BOOK ANGELS

booksBook Club members enjoyed their ‘Poetry and Prosecco’ session last month.    A wide range of thought provoking and amusing poetry was chosen, such as ‘Glad of These Times’ by Helen Dunsmore; ‘The Road Not Taken’ by Robert Frost; ‘Sardines’ by Frank O’ Hara; and last, but not least, ‘I’m Going to Kill My Husband’ by Pam Ayres!!!

The next two meetings and book choices are as follows:

Mon 19 Mar at 8 pm

 ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Gail Honeyman’s bestselling debut novel.

 

 “Eleanor leads a simple life, wears the same clothes, eats the same meal every day, and buys the same 2 bottles of vodka each weekend ….!”

 

Mon 16 Apr at 8 pm

 ‘Red Sparrow’

Jason Matthews’ espionage thriller.

“Dominka is fresh out of Sparrow School, where Russian agents are taught the art of espionage seduction.”

Recently released as a major film starring Jennifer Lawrence.

Meetings held at The Angel Hotel, Market Harborough.  New members/occasional members always welcome

Contact Valerie Hitchcox:  Vhitchox50@hotmail.com