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What we thought of the books we read in April

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Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave: Overall the group enjoyed the book and felt it was a well written and absorbing story, with well portrayed characters and relationships. In particular the heroine’s mother was a character that received praise for being very well drawn. It was interesting to note that the book was based […]

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Books we will discuss at our June 4th Meeting

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The next Book Group meeting will be June 4th in the village hall when we will discuss the books we have been reading in May. In May the Covington Book Group have had a choice of two books for their reading pleasure. Either Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund or A Place Called Winter by […]

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What we thought of the books we read in March

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The book group met on Monday 9th April that members had read in March. It is fair to say that both books divided the group and some members found the books a little too ‘miserable’ to be truly enjoyable reads. However in contrast a number of the group thought that the books were excellent. His […]

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What we thought of the books we read in April

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Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave: Overall the group enjoyed the book and felt it was a well written and absorbing story, with well portrayed characters and relationships. In particular the heroine’s mother was a character that received praise for being very well drawn. It was interesting to note that the book was based […]

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Meet the Author

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There are two forthcoming ‘meet the author’ events at St Ives Library. On Tuesday March 27th between 2pm & 3pm Peter Murphy will be at St Ives library to talk about his writing, answer questions and sign copies of his latest book Walden of Bermondsey. Peter Murphy is a recently retired judge and Walden of […]

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What we thought of the books we read in February

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Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry. It is fair to say that this book really divided the group with some members who thought it was fabulous and others who were ‘glad to get to the end of it’ and even one or two who didn’t enjoy the read sufficiently to preserve to the end. The group […]

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Books we read in February

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In February the Covington Book Group has a choice of two books to read The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry  and Golden Hill by Francis Spufford. Please use the link below to download a copy of the reviews for both these books from the Goodread website & The New York Times. 180129 CBG February Book […]