Countess Grey Book Club presents - MacBeth! Come read with us.
Up next at the Countess Grey Book Club we'll be reading the sailor's classic: Moby Dick. Read with us!
What could be more classic or cliché than reading William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream on the summer solstice? Nothing! I'm inspired, as I woke up this morning, to grab a copy of The Bard's hilarious play and indulge myself with some reading time today to celebrate the solstice. You can find it cheaply … Continue reading A Midsummer Read
Well guys, it's going to be Canada Day in 3 weeks, and us Canadians will be celebrating our 150th birthday!!! Yay! To get ready for that we'll be reading the Canadian childhood classic Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maude Montgomery. Ubiquitous to Canadian culture, especially on the East Coast, this series of books, which … Continue reading Anne of Green Gables
Up next for the Countess Grey's Book Club is The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. This beautiful fairy tale was first published by Andersen in 1837 and tells the story of the intrepid and precocious mermaid princess. You can find it here to read along.
For spring and nostalgia. Up next for Countess Grey's Book Club is the children's classic The Wind in the Willows. A lovely and magical tale with talking toads and rats and badgers. Written by Kenneth Grahame it's one of the most popular children's books of all time. It's on the list as we welcome spring, … Continue reading The Wind in the Willows
Next up for the Countess Grey's Book Club is: Dubliners by famed Irish author James Joyce. Just in time for St Patrick's Day, join the celebration of the Irish by reading one of Ireland's most famous authors and Dublin native, James Joyce. Dubliners is a collection of Joyce's short stories and one of his early … Continue reading James Joyce – Dubliners
Next up for the Contess Grey's Book Club are the stories of Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a Scottish writer and physician. He was best known for his creation of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. Doyle’s stories surrounding Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr Watson, are set … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/5116-fdph7L.jpg To offer little romantic diversion for Valentine's Day, the Countess Grey Book Club will read Chocolat, by Joanne Harris. Set in a quiet French village (and everyone knows the French love their romance) the book will explore relationships, family, acceptance, restraint and above all, love. You may have already heard of the book as … Continue reading Chocolat
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51dyTs0GxHL.jpg Up next for the book club is the celebration of the great Scottish poet and bard Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns. Born 25 January 1759, Rabbie Burns is regarded as a Scottish hero and national poet writing in both Scots language, the Scottish dialect and standard English. Renowned worldwide for his work, including the widely popular … Continue reading Countess Grey Book Club Presents – Robert Burns