Book Clubs

Amnesty International Book Club: The Dime Box

Amnesty International announced The Dime Box as its 2021 March/April Book Club novel to coincide with International Women’s Day. As a new Canadian author, I am deeply humbled by this remarkable and unexpected honour.  Set in Ontario, The Dime Box is the story of a young woman, Greta Giffen, who is accused of murdering her father. The […]

Online Book Clubs Are Growing

As COVID continues to confine us to our homes, there seems to have been a swift uptake in reading, and bookclubs continue to flourish. Though meetings are online and may initially include a little tech troubleshooting, they can be just as engaging and social.  In October, the St. Gabriel’s Book Club chose to read The […]

Cozying Up with Book Clubs

Winter may not be everyone’s favourite season, but the cold, biting temperatures are a great reason to stay inside and read. In the past two weeks, I had the honour of attending two book clubs-one in Lawrence Park in the evening, the other in the afternoon in Scarborough. In the warmth of both homes, accompanied […]

Words, Wine and Punch A-flowing

Last week I had the privilege of visiting the Rougemount Book Club. This group gets together monthly to explore new titles, discuss different points of view and interpret characters, metaphors and themes in novels. Established leaders serving a diverse range of sectors, members pick the books, so it was beyond humbling to learn The Dime […]

For Book Clubs

Are you reading The Dime Box with the Amnesty International Book Club? Download the March/April 2021 Book Club Discussion Guide. Thank you for choosing The Dime Box for your next read. I’m a huge fan of book clubs — there’s nothing better than the combination of carbs, friends, books and beverages of a sociable nature! […]