January Readalong: Blue: A Memoir

January Readalong: Blue: A Memoir

Do you miss the days when you could curl up with a good book uninterrupted? Are you keen to make 2020 a year for reading? If you’re looking for a book club to help you get back into reading, or need some new book recommendations, then you’ve come to the right place!

Welcome to The Motherload® Book Club!

Each month we’ll choose one book, and get together at 8.30pm on the first Monday of the following month, to chat about it on Facebook. There’s no pressure to do it every month, and there’s loads of other book-related chat on the group – you can join here now!

Our next read-along, to be discussed on Monday February 3rd at 8.30pm in The Motherload® Book Club is…

Blue: A Memoir by John Sutherland

Buy Blue: A Memoir

Buy Blue: A Memoir

John Sutherland joined the Met in 1992, having dreamed of being a police officer since his teens. Rising quickly through the ranks, he experienced all that is extraordinary about a life in blue: saving lives, finding the lost, comforting the broken and helping to take dangerous people off the streets. But for every case with a happy ending, there were others that ended in desperate sadness, and in 2013 John suffered a major breakdown.

Blue is his memoir of crime and calamity, of adventure and achievement, of friendship and failure, of serious illness and slow recovery. With searing honesty, it offers an immensely moving and personal insight into what it is to be a police officer in Britain today.

You can buy it here from Amazon for £6.47 paperback or get it on your Kindle for £3.99 straight away.

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Hannah England

Hannah England is a copywriter living in Bristol. She lives with her two daughters aged six and four, and has written a novel that she is now trying to get published. She can often be found obsessing about getting the laundry done.

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