Cart

Tag "Hot Key Book Club"

October Book Club Pick: THE LETTER FOR THE KING

I couldn’t have been more excited when Sanne asked me to pick a book to discuss in the next Book Club! But alas, with a great power comes a great responsibility and I couldn’t just pick one. I knew I wanted a younger voice/narrator as I’ve been reading older fiction lately…

More

September Book Club Discussion: HOLES

This month I chose to read HOLES by Louis Sachar for the Hot Key Book Club. If you’d like to see what the Hot Key team thought of the book you can watch us chat about that exact thing in this video featuring myself (Jen), Emma, Asmaa, Sara and Sarah….

More

September Book Club Pick: HOLES

It’s autumn, summer is over, school is back and everyone is sad. Except me, I’m not sad at all, in fact I’m really excited because this month it’s my turn to pick a book to discuss in the next Book Club! We’ve looked at a few books for older audiences…

More

June Book Club Discussion: WIDE SARGASSO SEA

This month we picked WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys as our June book for the Hot Key Book Club. To find out what we thought, watch the video below (featuring Monique, Livs, Sanne and Sarah Odedina). The prequel to Charlotte Bronte’s literary classic, JANE EYRE, author Jean Rhys attempts…

More

June Book Club Pick: WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys

YAY! It’s my turn to pick the book for this month’s Hot Key Book Club. For June we’ll be reading… WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys When I came across this book I instantly wanted to read it as it is considered the prequel to one of my favorite classics,…

More

April Book Club Pick: ROOFTOPPERS by Katherine Rundell

Another month, another book club! In April we’ll be reading … drum roll… ROOFTOPPERS by Katherine Rundell This book has been on my radar ever since I first caught sight of it on publication. I loved the idea of a little girl found floating in a cello case (a kind…

More

February Book Club: FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell

Hello! It’s book club time again, which means it must be FEBRUARY already. This month we’ll be reading Rainbow Rowell’s FANGIRL. Perhaps you’ve already read ELEANOR & PARK – the misfit love-story that captured the internet’s attention last year and, in the words of John Green, “…reminded me not just what it’s like…

More

January Book Club pick: NO & ME by Delphine de Vigan

It’s time to stir yourself from any residual Christmas-pudding induced lassitude (I confess!) and spring into the Happy New Year Book Club book. I’ve chosen NO & ME by Delphine de Vigan – a French novel that I completely fell in love with when I first read it.  There are…

More

November Book Club: Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket

WHO COULD THAT BE AT THIS HOUR? is the first in brand-new series ‘All the Wrong Questions’ from Lemony Snicket, taking us back to the narrator’s youth as a thirteen-year-old apprentice working within a secret organisation. Tasked with recovering a stolen statue from an old woman in the abandoned and…

More

Hot Key Book Club: CARRIE by Stephen King

CARRIE is the story of a high-school girl who is bullied at school and discovers she has telekinetic powers. She is repressed by her very religious mother and tries really hard to fit in at school. Eventually a prank that is played on her, sets off some horrible events. Most…

More

Hot Key Book Club: PICTURE ME GONE by Meg Rosoff

So, we’ve been raving about PICTURE ME GONE in the office – to recap here is a synopsis about the book: PICTURE ME GONE is the story of 12 year old Mila searching for her translator father’s best friend who has gone missing just days before they are due to…

More