Discussions

Hello dear readers! Please join us in our May book discussion where we talk about Educated by Tara Westover. 1) Have you read Education by Tara Westover? What did you think? 2) Much of Tara Westover’s education occurs outside the classroom. Aside from your own school teachers, who have been important “educators” in your life? …

Read More May Discussion: Educated by Tara Westover

This month, dear readers we are reading Tenth of December – stories by George Saunders. Proclaimed by Time to be “the best short-story writer in English—not ‘one of,’ not ‘arguably,’ but the Best”, by the Guardian as a “book to make you love people again”, and by Entertainment Weekly as a book that ”will make you…

Read More April discussion: Tenth of December by George Saunders

This March, the Time to Read podcast book club is reading The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Canadian author Craig Davidson. We hope you’ll join us! In the book, 12-year old Jake along with his eccentric Uncle C, form a spirit-hunting gang called the Saturday Night Ghost Club. The gang explores the many supposedly haunted places…

Read More March discussion: The Saturday Night Ghost Club

Happy New Year dear readers! To launch the new year (our third for our little podcast!) we will be participating in One eRead Canada, a national, bilingual digital book club connecting readers to one another and to their libraries. This year’s pick is Kim Thúy’s celebrated novel, Vi. The deep subject of Vi is what…

Read More January Discussion

Don’t panic! We have a great book club podcast planned for December. This month we will be reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. Have you read this classic before? First time reader? We’d love to hear from you! “Knowing where your towel is” is a kind of Hitchhiker shorthand for being…

Read More December Discussion: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Join us this month for a discussion about The Water Dancer by by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Previously writing award-winning non-fiction books and for Marvel comics, this is actually Coates’ debut novel, and one that straddles the genres of historical and science fiction. A review on NPR describes the book as “a surrealist story set in the pre–Civil War South,…

Read More November Discussion: The Water Dancer