Discussions

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

This month, your Time to Read team is reading The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. This is a fascinating story about Young-sook and Mi-ja, girls from different backgrounds who bond over their shared love of the sea. Working in their village’s all-female diving collective on the Korean island of Jeju , the two friends…

Read More October Discussion: The Island of Sea Women

Dear readers, this month we are talking about The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This book is available all the time via Winnipeg Public Library’s Overdrive account. We are all listening to the public health experts and staying at home right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still meet up…

Read More April Discussion – The Hound of the Baskervilles

Our podcast team is tackling a bit of a different topic this month. We are super excited to be reading and discussing some of this year’s book nominees for the 2020 Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Awards (MYRCA) We will be reading and presenting a book report on the following: Coop the Great by Larry Verstraete…

Read More March discussion: Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Awards books