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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 20/02/2019 5:00 p.m.

February 2019

Topic: an author you have recently discovered

  • Last Letter Home by Rachael Hore
  • The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
  • War Gardens by Lalage Snow
  • Hold by Michael Donkor
  • Spin the Bottle by Monica McInerney
  • Fool's Gold by Fleur McDonald
  • Highest Duty by Chesley Sullenberger
  • Stella Rimington
  • Robert B Parker
  • Stuart MacBride
  • Jacqueline Winspear
  • The Conjuror's Bird by Martin Davies
  • The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham
  • The Year of the Farmer by Rosalie Ham
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • The Time in Between by Marcello Fois
  • Orkney Twilight by Clare Carson

December 2018

Topic: a fav​ourite children's story

  • Anne of Green Gables by L M Montgomery
  • Anne of Avonlea by L M Montgomery
  • John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat by Jenny Wagner
  • Lifetimes: a beautiful way to explain life and death to children by Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen
  • Circus Time by Marion Conger
  • Pookie by Ivy Wallace
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Secret Seven and Famous Five series by Enid Blyton
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  • Mary Poppins Opens the Door by P L Travers
  • Mary Poppins Comes Back by P L Travers
  • Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome
  • Winnie the Pooh by A A Milne
  • Biggles by W E Johns​

November 2018

Topic: biography

  • The Real Hornblower: the life and times of Admiral Sir James Gordon by Bryan Perrett
  • The Favored Daughter by Fawzia Koofi
  • Love at the End of the Road by Rae Roadley
  • Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen
  • Daughter of the East by Benazir Bhutto
  • Gerald Durrell: the authorised biography by Douglas Botting
  • The Girl from Leam Lane: the life and writing of Catherine Cookson by Piers Dudgeon
  • Dancing Through It: my journey in the ballet by Jenifer Ringer
  • Dames and Divas: 21 remarkable women by David Leser
  • Driving to Treblinka: a long search for a lost father by Diana Wichtel
  • By Sorrow's River by Larry McMurtry 



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