Joanie's Book Club Take-over with Lauren from Slow Readers Club

Joanie's Book Club Take-over with Lauren from Slow Readers Club

As much as I appreciate the warmer months, Autumn and Winter is my favourite time of year; I love the cosiness and warmth of big jumpers and gingerbread lattes. But the best part of these colder months has to be wrapping myself up in a fluffy blanket on the sofa with a good book! So here’s a list of some of the books I recommend for the Autumn and Winter seasons.

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Joanie's Open Book-Club X His Dark Materials

Joanie's Open Book-Club X His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels consisting of Northern Lights (1995), The Subtle Knife (1997), and The Amber Spyglass (2000).  It's full of adventure, wonder and a little hint of nostalgia. We welcome this trilogy to the book club with open arms!

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A Cup of Tea with Joanie and... Kiran Millwood Hargrave

A Cup of Tea with Joanie and... Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Describe your current job... I'm a poet and author of children's books, including the award-winning The Girl of Ink & Stars, and The Island at the End of Everything. Explain a typical day... I usually wake up between 7.30am and 8.30am, depending on how insistent our cat, Luna, is for breakfast. She's a rescue who was in very bad shape...