The Bookworms

The Bookworms


Good news all book lovers, The Brentwood Belles WI Bookworms has relaunched! We felt the atmosphere in the pub with the distracting background music and occasional revellers , although welcoming, wasn’t really ideal for a book group. Meetings are hosted at Annette’s home in Brentwood where we can discuss books in a relaxed environment.  We meet on TUESDAY evenings, roughly once a month or so.  We’ll agree the next date at each meeting.

We enjoy reading  a variety of material, everything from ‘chicklit’ to the classics and we suggest books on a particular theme or genre to choose from at each meeting.

We are always happy to welcome new members (Brentwood Belles members only) and have a lovely social circle just waiting for you to join! If you enjoy reading and can spare one Tuesday evening about once a month then why not come along? If you can’t make the meetings, you can always join our bookworms Facebook group.   Please email –  if you would like to join us

Our New Year novel is “In the Name of the Family” by Sarah Dunant, for the next meeting arranged for 25 February 2020.

Our book for the Christmas and New year period was a detective murder mystery set in Australia:  “The Dry” By Jane Harper.

For October / November we read “The Tattooist of Auschwitz.”

.The Tattooist of Auschwitz: the heart-breaking and unforgettable international bestseller by [Morris, Heather]


In September/October we read “The Man who didn’t Call”

The Man Who Didn't Call: The OMG Love Story of the Year – with a Fantastic Twist by [Walsh, Rosie]

Our summer reading was “The Salt Path.”  The Salt Path: The Sunday Times bestseller, shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Biography Award & The Wainwright Prize by [Winn, Raynor]

In June/July we had two books to compare: “The Amethyst Box” by Anna Katharine Green and “The Moonstone” by Wilki Collins. Both are classic detective stories.

The Amethyst Box by [Green, Anna Katharine]

“The Goldfinch”  by Donna Tartt was our April/June choice.

At our May meeting we took part in a charity book quiz.

Our book for February / March was “White Oleander” by Janet Fitch, a mother and daughter story.


For January 2019 we chose a thriller, “Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow” by Peter Hoeg


A Girl In Traffick by [Valderrama, Mamta Jain]The Turn of Midnight: The much anticipated second instalment to the bestselling novel The Last HoursThe Last Hours


Chocolate Girls by [Murray, Annie][(On Chesil Beach)] [Author: Ian McEwan] published on (July, 2012)






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