Is reading for pleasure a distant memory? Have you struggled to read anything but children’s books since becoming a parent? If you’d like to pick up a book that you can’t put down and then talk about it with like-minded folk then you’ve found exactly what you’re looking for!
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 October 7th at 8.30pm in The Motherload®® Book Club is…
XX by Angela Chadwick
HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO FOR A CHILD OF YOUR OWN?
When Rosie and Jules discover a ground-breaking clinical trial that enables two women to have a female baby, they jump at the chance to make history.
Fear-mongering politicians and right-wing movements are quick to latch on to the controversies surrounding Ovum-to-Ovum (o-o) technology and stoke the fears of the public. What will happen to the numbers of little boys born? Is there a sinister conspiracy to eradicate men at play?
In this toxic political climate, Jules and Rosie try to hide their baby from scrutiny. But when the news of Rosie’s pregnancy is leaked to the media, their relationship is put under a microscope and they’re forced to question the loyalty of those closest to them, and battle against a tirade of hate that threatens to split them apart…
You can buy it here from Amazon for £6.29 in hardback, £8.96 in paperback, or get it on your Kindle for £0.99 straight away.
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