Month: September 2016

Amy Schumer for President: Five reasons we’d vote for her

September 22, 2016 Memoir & Biography 0 Comments

The countdown to the US 2016 General Election is on and with only a few months to go, we’re still unsure who'll come out on top. So, to take our minds off the approval ratings and dodgy promises, we’ve found the perfect fantasy presidential candidate - Amy Schumer! Here are five reasons we think she’d make an awesome leader based on her book, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. READ MORE

Which Dr. Seuss book is right for your child?

Here’s a handy guide to help you select the perfect Dr. Seuss book for the child in your life. The books listed below all have bright new covers with blue, green and yellow backs designed to help you choose the right book for your child’s reading level. So whether you’re sharing stories aloud or they’re confidently reading alone, Dr. Seuss makes reading fun for kids of all ages! READ MORE

A House Without Windows – reading guide

For two decades, Zeba was a loving wife, a patient mother, and a peaceful villager. But her quiet life is shattered when her husband, Kamal, is found brutally murdered in the courtyard of their home. Nearly catatonic with shock, Zeba is unable to account for her whereabouts at the time of his death. Barely escaping a vengeful mob, Zeba is arrested and jailed. Awaiting trial, she meets a group of women, Nafisa, Latifa, and Mezhgan, whose own misfortunes have led them to these bleak cells. For these women, the prison is both a haven and a punishment, and there they form an indelible sisterhood. Can she save herself or them? A moving look at the lives of modern Afghan women, A House Without Windows is astonishing, unforgettable, and triumphant. A House Without Windows makes the perfect choice for your next book club - make sure you download our reading guide to generate discussion and debate! Plus, you can find lots of ideas for book clubs here in our September edition of Book Club Reads!