The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help Henpicked book club

Henpicked’s book of the month for July 2019…

Thank you for all your book reviews and interesting discussion about The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena.

The Help Henpicked book clubIf 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’ve chosen The Help by Kathryn Stockett. 

This international bestseller inspired the Oscar-nominated film.

Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren’t trusted not to steal the silver…

Here are the reviews:

‘Outstanding, immensely funny, very compelling, brilliant.’ Daily Telegraph

‘Daring, vitally important and very courageous, I loved and admired The Help. Fantastic.’ Marian Keyes

‘Utterly brilliant.’ She

‘Remarkable, shocking, brave, brilliant. Easy Living

‘A laugh-out-loud, vociferously angry must-read.Marie Claire

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.

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.

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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!!