Book Club: The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan

Book club: The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan

Henpicked’s book of the month for October 2018…

Book club: The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth HoganWe are so grateful to Suzanne, our book club member, for the excellent recommendation for September’s book of the month, The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden.

Thank you from all of us, it was such a different genre and took you away to a very fairytale place.

If you haven’t shared your thoughts yet, please do join in the conversation at the bottom of the article on Disqus. What did you think of it? Would you recommend it to a friend? We know some of us haven’t finished yet but we’d still like to hear from you.

For this month, we’re visiting a favourite author – Ruth Hogan. We all loved her book The Keeper of Lost Things. Something to warm our hearts as the weather turns cold felt like a good idea. Let’s see what we think of her new book, The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes. Here’s the reviews:

‘Warm and wise’ Guardian

A book to really love … makes reading a joy’ Stylist

‘Will soften even the hardest of hearts’ Red

‘Subtle and poignant’ Good Housekeeping

Plenty of spirit and heart‘ Daily Mail

‘An adorable heartfelt story’ Prima

Filled with hope and the power of friendship’ Evening Standard

‘A whimsical, wistful affair’ Sunday Express

‘A wrenching story of recovery’ Metro

We hope you enjoy it!

Want to be a book club champion?


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

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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, enjoy!

Feel free to jump into the discussion about the book at any time during the month using Disqus. This 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

Please let us know if you have any recommendations!

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

Happy reading!!