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

Thanks for joining us. This month we are discussing The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. See the trailer on YouTube. When The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was first broadcast as a 12-part radio series on the British Broadcasting System in 1978, it was successful. No one could have guessed, though, that it would mushroom into…

Read More Episode 036: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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

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Thanks for joining us. This month we are discussing The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. Set on the Korean island of Jeju, this story follows Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls from very different backgrounds, as they begin working in the sea with their village’s all-female diving collective. Over many decades- through the Japanese…

Read More Episode 034: The Island of Sea Women

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