Book Clubs

We currently run 9 Book Clubs which all meet at the shop. For adults, Book Chat meets on a Wednesday evening and Book & a Beer on a Thursday evening. Cosy Crime meets on a Tuesday afternoon and Cosy Elevenses on a Tuesday morning.

For children and young people we run book clubs for Year 3/4, Year 5/6, Teen (Year 7/8), YA (Year 9-11) and a Crossover book club for those in Year 12+

You can see what each book club is currently reading below. For further information on any of the book clubs, please call in at the shop, send us an email or give us a call.

Cosy Elevenses

30th April 2019, 11.00am at Booka

Currently reading: Miss Jane by Brad Watson

Cosy Elevenses

Synopsis: It is March 30th 1924. It is Mothering Sunday. How will Jane Fairchild, orphan and housemaid, occupy her time when she has no mother to visit? How, shaped by the events of this never to be forgotten day, will her future unfold? Beginning with an intimate...

Book & a Beer Book Club

18th April 2019, 7.30pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Cut Out Girl by Bart Van Es

Book & Beer book club

Synopsis: The enthralling story of a man’s search for the truth about his family’s past. The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague when she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken to a city far away to be hidden from the Nazis. She was...

Book Chat Book Club

17th April 2019, 7.30pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Killing of Butterfly Joe by Rhidian Brook

Book Chat book club

Synopsis: ‘I killed Joe once, in a manner of speaking. But not twice. Not in the way you mean.’ Llew Jones wanted to see the States and write about the experience. Then he met Joe Bosco, a butterfly salesman as charismatic as he is infuriating, and they...

Young Adult Book Club

26th March 2019, 4.45pm at Booka

Currently reading: Outwalkers by Fiona Shaw

Young Adult book club

Synopsis: The border’s closed… No one can get into Scotland, just like no one can cross the channel… England is under the control of an authoritarian regime. Chips implanted in citizens’ skin at birth mean anyone can be tracked, anywhere. But...

Children Year 3/4 Book Club

20th March 2019, 4.15pm at Booka

Currently reading: Max Champion and the Great Race Car Robbery by Alexander McCall Smith

Year 3/4 book club

Synopsis: Start your engines and get in gear for an action-packed story from the bestselling author of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, with fun and energetic illustrations by Kate Hindley. When Max finds an old car that has his...

Teen Book Club

19th March 2019, 4.45pm at Booka

Currently reading: Asha & the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan

Teen book club

Synopsis: Asha lives in the foothills of the Himalayas. Money is tight and she misses her papa who works in the city. When he suddenly stops sending his wages, a ruthless moneylender ransacks their home andher mother talks of leaving. From her den in the mango tree,...

Children Year 5/6 Book Club

13th March 2019, 4.15pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Midnight Hour by Benjamin Read

Year 5/6 book club

Synopsis: Emily’s parents have vanished into the secret world of the Midnight Hour – a Victorian London frozen in time – home to magic and monsters. Emily must find them in the city of the Night Folk, armed only with a packed lunch, a stowaway...

Cosy Crime Book Club

12th March 2019, 2.30pm at Booka

Currently reading: Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Cosy Crime book club

Synopsis: Five went out. Four came back… Is Alice here? Did she make it? Is she safe? In the chaos, in the night, it was impossible to say which of the four had asked after Alice’s welfare. Later, when everything got worse, each would insist it had been...

Crossover Book Club

12th March 2018, 4.45pm at Booka

Currently reading: The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge

Crossover book club

Synopsis: When Aster wakes alone on a tropical island, she has no idea what has happened, why she is there, or where to find her younger sister, Poppy. Meanwhile Sam, who once met the sisters on a plane, makes links between the mystery of their disappearance and...