Category Archive: Staff Book Group

Staff Book Group 14 January 2020

There were two books for discussion in January’s Staff Book Group: Maggie & Me by Damian  Barr. and Maigret and the Loner by Georges Simenon. Plus, reviews were shared of Secret Santa books and holiday reading Ask staff about their books 📚💜.    Next month, the book of choice is My Sister, the Serial Killer …

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Staff Book Group – Festive Fun and Secret Santa – 17 December 2019

Secret Santa ensured a very happy Staff Book Group meeting on Tuesday 17 December. There were books from Santa for everyone and a lovely time enjoyed by all. This end of term meeting was full of book chat, choices for holiday reading and plenty of festive fun 🎁📚💜😆.

Staff Book Group and Secret Santa 26 November 2019

November Staff Book Group was on Tuesday 26 November and was all about The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain. And, 🎅 the Secret Santa box was there 🎁. To be a book, of course! All to be shared at our festive meeting in December.   ‘It is no use asking what happened, Gustav… How can …

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Staff Book Group – The Way of all Flesh – 29 October 2019

The first Staff Book Group meeting of the new term was on 29 October and all enjoyed sharing the chat about The Way of All Flesh @ambroseparry   A vivid and gripping historical crime novel set in 19th century Edinburgh, co-written by bestselling author Chris Brookmyre and consultant anaesthetist Dr Marisa Haetzman.      

Staff Book Group 25 June 2019

There was lots of chat on Tuesday 25 June during the Staff Book Group end of term lunch about June’s book of choice: Ordinary People by Diana Evans. Books and summer holiday reading plans were shared too. 📚💜🏖️ Our two books for new term are: Transcription by Kate Atkinson. Love is Blind by William Boyd. …

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Staff Book Group – Circe by Madeline Miller – 14 May 2019

This beautiful copy of Circe by Madeline Miller was given to Mrs MacKenzie in our Staff Book Group by Bookmark Bookshop in Grantown-on-Spey and was the book of choice this month. There was lots to talk about in our May meeting on 14 May. Our Staff Book Group loves reading. It’s good for us! This …

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Staff Book Group 23 April 2019

The Staff Book Group met on Tuesday 23 April and enjoyed a lively chat about Tangerine by Christine Mangan. There were lots of good recommendations for May’s read and it is to be Circe by Madeline Miller. In Greek legend, a sorceress, who has the power to transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods …

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Staff Book Group March 2019

The Staff Book Group enjoyed a very lively, chatty lunchtime in the library on Tuesday 26 March, when staff shared views and reviews of Whatever Makes You Happy by William Sutcliffe, who is our visiting author on Thursday 28 March. It was a sharing lunch too 📚🍲💜#abookandabite #lastweekofterm. Staff Book Group choseTangerine by Christine Mangan …

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Lunchtime Book Clubs – Staff Book Group and Comic Characters Club – 19 February 2019

There were two booky lunches during lunchtime on Tuesday 19 February, with two book clubs. Bonus! Staff Book Group enjoyed sharing of opinions of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. Comic Characters Club pupils were busy creating posters, planning activities & chatting about books too. A happy lunchtime library indeed!

Book Clubs – Comic Characters and Staff – 16 January 2019

There were two very lively lunchtime book clubs during lunchtime on Tuesday 16 January. Comic Characters Club pupils shared new good reads & some art work too. Staff Book Group started small and grew during lunchtime! Lots of discussion of Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh and about what to choose for next month #happyreaders

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