Join us this coming Sunday here in Roe River Books for a very special event to commemorate International Women’s Day. We’ll have readings and song and we’ll be offering discounts on a selection of titles curated for us by those nice people at Spoken Word and Culture Club. The event is free and we’d love…

Coal Black Mornings – April Book Club

April Book Club on line here at Roe River Books is Coal Black Mornings by Brett Anderson. The first volume of a memoir by the lead singer of Suede, it’s been described as  “fascinating . . . gorgeously written” and, ” most certainly not just for the fan club” (Guardian). Coal Black Mornings is as…

Book Club – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

It’s been a bit quiet here in the on line book club for the last few months. Having finally struggled through January it’s time to announce our first on line Book Club choice of 2019 and we’ve decided to start the year with Elenanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. It was the winner…

November Book Club

November On Line Book Club Notes To Self by Emile Pine Following on from Normal People, our choice for the November On-Line Book Club is Emily Pine’s Notes To Self. Notes To Self is a series of deeply personal, interlocking essays written by Emily Pine. The book recently won the Butler Literary Prize and has…

On Line Book Club

On Line Book Club – Review Normal People by Sally Rooney Normal People is the story of Marianne and Connell. We first meet them in their final year at school. Both by their own admission are damaged people. We never quite find out why they are damaged (is damaged the new Normal?). Marianne’s mother Denise…