Book Club: A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

A Spool of Blue Thread book by Anne Tyler with a spool of blue thread in the background

Henpicked’s book of the month for February 2017

A Spool of Blue Thread book by Anne Tyler with a spool of blue thread in the backgroundWell we loved Crow Lake by Mary Lawson, and we would highly recommend the book. Please check out the reviews.

A huge thank you to our book champions and to the Henpicked community for their comments and reviews. If you have any further thoughts please drop them into Disqus at the bottom of the article.

We’re really excited to announce that A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler is our book of the month for February, another author recommended by one of our Henpicked Book Club regulars, Imogen Jamieson, and it’s highly rated:

The Sunday Times best seller

Shortlisted for the Man Booker prize

Shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Fiction prize

A Richard and Judy Book Club pick

We’re looking for 10 book champions so if you would like to volunteer, please let us know. We give each of our champions a FREE copy of the book of the month in return for hearing what they think of it.

Just like last month, we’ll let our book club subscribers have some key points about the book to think about throughout the month and in the meantime, please do get reading!

Feel free to jump into the discussion about the book at any time during the month using Disqus which is ready and waiting for you and shows up at the bottom of this page – it’s free to sign up and once you are logged in, you can comment on any of the articles on the Henpicked website.

Other book suggestions

Thank you to everyone who made suggestions for our book of the month. We had a good selection of books and these included: Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín Cartes Postales From Greece by Victoria Hislop, Something by or Lionel ShriverThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakJust One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi TaylorWhile My Eyes Were Closed by Linda GreenThe Bone Clocks by David Mitchell.

Please share news of our book club with your friends and encourage them to sign up and join our book club. You don’t need to be a member to comment but signing up will ensure that you receive our regular newsletters so that we can keep you updated with events.

We welcome you all and remember there is no right or wrong with reading – everyone’s opinion counts.

Happy reading!!