Book Reading 1 – Monday

The Book Reading Group is a lively, interesting group with good social interactions.

Scout & Guide HQ
2nd Monday of the month
10.30 am
  • Coordinator: Diane Piggin - 01695 577 837
  • Coordinator: Maggie Broughton - 01695 574138

We read one book a month, previously supplied free of charge by Lancashire Libraries service from their Book Group collection. While this service has been suspended due to the COVID-19 virus, we now have to provide our own copies of the books. Books are chosen by the members every few months and details are shown below.

 AUGUST MEETING IS BACK AT THE SCOUT & GUIDE HQ – on the second MONDAY of the month at 10.30am

We aim to include all attending members in the discussion, opening the meeting by listening to each member in turn make a brief comment about their likes or dislikes before moving on to look at the book in more depth.

We find ourselves reading books we wouldn’t normally choose, some we love, some we hate, some we never finish.  Often books disliked by the majority lead to the best discussion. What we all share is a love of reading.

Contact Diane if you wish to join the zoom sessions or for more information.


Book title


Smoke and Mirrors by Ellie Griffiths  February 8th 2021 10.30am
The Warden by Anthony Trollope  March 8th 2021 10.30am
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman April 12th 2021 10.30am
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George May 10th 2021 10.30am
‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’  by Christy Lefteri June  14th 2021 10.30am
‘A History of Wolves’  by Emily Fridland 12th July 2121 10.30am
‘Hamnet’ by Maggie O’Farrell
9th August 2121 10.30am



Book title


 Small Room
 at  U3A Centre
‘The Gustav Sonata’  by Rose Tremain 10.30
‘One Plus One’  by Jojo Moyes 13th September 10.30
‘Arrowood’  by M.Finlay  for Meeting 11th October 10.30
‘The Madness of July’  by James Naughtie 8th November 10.30
‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry’  by Rachel Joyce 12th December 10.30
‘The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul’  by Deborah Rodriguez 10th January 10.30
‘The Corset’  by Laura Purcell 14th February 10.30
‘The Storyteller’  by Jodie Picout 14th March 10.30
‘Nutshell’  by Ian McEwan 11th April 10.30
‘The Penguin Lessons’ by Tom Michell 9th May 10.30
‘The Trouble with Goats and Sheep’  by Joanna Cannon 10th June 10.30