Book Club

It’s Literally a Book Club started in April 2015. Every month or two, we select a new book to chat about over good food and good company (and good wine!).

On our TBR pile…

Here are the books on our list for the next few months:

Past Reads



  • We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Read it for the sisterhood. Incredible. 5/5
  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
    • Read the book before seeing the movie! We loved how she put everything together. 4/5
  • The Kept Woman by Karen Slaughter
    • Katrina picked this one and didn’t realize it was part of a series (whoops!). That said, it was a decent cop thriller. 3/5
  • Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
    • For fans of The Nightingale, this stunner will make you feel all the feels. 4.5/5
  • Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
    • We love a good mystery – this one also scored a 3.5/5!
  • Heartless by Marissa Meyer
    • A bittersweet Wonderland origin story about the Queen of Hearts, we gave this one a 3.5/5
  • The Circle by Dave Eggers
    • The group was unimpressed by this one and gave it a 1/5
  • Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
    • Entertaining and insightful! 3.5/5


  • The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer
    • We all agreed that The Chemist was lacklustre and the writing immature. Harsh times but we gave it a 0.5/5
  • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
    • Both heart-wrenching and inspiring, this one is a major tear-jerker! Every single one of us cried. 5/5
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
    • This fantastic retelling of Beauty and the Beast was a fan-fave. 4.5/5
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
    • Beautiful and inspiring, this classic garnered a strong 4/5
  • The Clasp by Sloane Crosley
    • A mystery and a love triangle – so great! We gave it 3/5
  • The White Russian by Vanora Bennett
    • Intrigue and romance scored high in this one – we gave it a 3/5!


Greatest Hits

All of these titles have earned a 4/5 or 5/5!

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