Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland

MOSTLY FICTION BOOK GROUP 

 
We meet in small friendly groups to discuss books we have read together.
We read for enjoyment, to share experiences, and to broaden our horizons.

SEPTEMBER'S  BOOK 

SEPTEMBER 15 & 29

We invite local authors to come and discuss their books with us. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

THIS PAGE PROVIDES INFORMATION OF SPECIFIC INTEREST TO THIS GROUP    

CONVENORS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

READING SCHEDULE FOR THIS YEAR

MEETING PLACE & TIMES

BOOKS WE HAVE READ IN THE PAST

HELP IN OBTAINING THE BOOKS

OTHER BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR THIS YEAR 

MEET THE AUTHOR & OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS 

 

                                      RELATED WEBPAGES : GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT BOTH WAMUN BOOK GROUPS

                                                                          NON-FICTION BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP   

                                          


CONVENORS AND CONTACT INFORMATION:

  • Second Tuesday Afternoon Group:    Tonya Bassler 

  • Fourth Tuesday Afternoon Group:     Karen Lippold   

  • To contact the Convenors, send an e-mail to WAMUN                                                             

                                       
                  THIS YEAR'S BOOKS 
Sept Oct Nov Jan Feb Mar Apr May 

 

READING SCHEDULE FOR 2015-2016

 September 15 & 29            All the light we cannot see   by Anthony Doerr
 October 13 & 27  The Headmaster's Wager by Vincent Lam

 November 24

          (both groups)

  Sweetland         ** Visit by the Author by Michael Crummey
 January 12 & 26   Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
 February 9 & 23   The Little Old Lady who Broke all the Rules

by Catharina Ingelman-Sunberg

 March 8        

          (both groups)  

  Caught               **  Visit by the author  
by Lisa Moore 
 April 12 & 26

  The Garden of Evening Mists           

by  Tan Twang Eng
 May 10 & 24   The Girl on the Train   by Paula Hawkins
 June   (date TBA)

  Potluck and Book Selection Meeting    

    

 

GROUP MEMBERS WHO ATTENDED THE  JUNE 2015 POTLUCK and BOOK SELECTION MEETING

 

MEETING PLACE

Marjorie Mews Library  12 Highland Drive (near the corner of Torbay Road and Highland drive)

MEETING TIMES

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.  on the 2nd Tues- day of the month for one group, and on the 4th Tuesday of the month for the other. 

CAMPUS FOOD BANK

Donations to the Campus Food Bank which are brought to the meeting are much appreciated.

HELP IN OBTAINING THE BOOKS

If you are finding it difficult to buy the book or find it at the Library, contact us at  WAMUN.

It is usually possible to find a copy for you to borrow.  

MEET THE AUTHOR & OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Michael Crummey

"Sweetland"

NOVEMBER 24

 

Christmas Party

Place and Time TBA

    

 

Lisa Moore

 "Caught"

MARCH  8 

 

BOOKS WE HAVE READ IN THE PAST (1992-2016)

 

By Author

By Title

By Year

OTHER BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR 2015-2016 

  • All my Puny Sorrows      by Miriam Toews
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain    by Garth Stein
  • The Book of Strange New Things   by Michael Faber
  • The Case of the Missing Servant    by Tarquin Hall 
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close    by Jonathan Foer
  • The Flight of the Maidens    by Jane Gardam
  • The Invention of Wings   by Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Lie      by Helen Dunmore      
  • Medicine Walk    by Richard Wagamese
  • One Thousand Splendid Suns   by Khalen Hosseini
  • The Rosie Project     by Graeme Simsion
  • The Sandcastle Girls   by Chris Bohjallian
  • The Tiger's Wife    by Tea Obreht
  • Up and Down     by Terry Fallis 
  • Where I belong: Small Town to Great Big Sea    by Alan Doyle 

ALTERNATE BOOKS CHOSEN FOR 2015-2016

  • The Children Act    by  Ian McEwan
  • And the Birds Rained Down   by Jocelyne Saucier

 

 Mostly Fiction books read in 2014-2015

           

Mostly Fiction books read in 2013-2014

        

Mostly Fiction books read in 2012-2013
         
Mostly Fiction books read in 2011-2012

        

  Last updated: 2015-08-27 | dm