Has reading for pleasure become a distant memory? Do you now only read children’s bedtime stories before settling down in front of the TV for the evening? If you’d like to get back into reading, and could do with a few book recommendations, then you’ve come to the right place!
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 November 4th at 8.30pm in The Motherload®® Book Club is…
Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
Yejide is hoping for a miracle, for a child. It is all her husband wants, all her mother-in-law wants, and she has tried everything. But when her relatives insist upon a new wife, it is too much for Yejide to bear.
Unravelling against the social and political turbulence of 1980s Nigeria, Stay With Me is a story of the fragility of married love, the undoing of family, the power of grief, and the all-consuming bonds of motherhood. It is a tale about the desperate attempts we make to save ourselves, and those we love, from heartbreak
You can buy it here from Amazon for £5.92 paperback or get it on your Kindle for £5.22 straight away.
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