Discussions

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

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