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Great New Books for Young Readers
We have put together this shortlist of great new books for young readers. This list will be continually updated as new recommendations are added.
Fab Feb Fiction
Here are a few of the great fiction books that have come out in the last few weeks.
Fight Club's Greatest Hits of 2020
'Fight Club' is one of the book clubs that has been running at the Bookhouse for the past three years. It is an all-female group and they have a range of reading interests. We asked them to put together their favourite book club reads of last year. These are their recommendations. All scored at least 4 out of 5 in their opinion, and who would argue with Fight Club?
Brain Exercise for Lockdown
When every day feels like 'Groundhog Day' we all need to exercise our mental muscles to keep the numskulls in shape. Here are a few brain teaser options to get you limbering up.
Dundee: The home of Jute, Jam and Journalism
"Dundee’s setting is probably more extraordinary than any other city in the UK. It is about as ideal – ludicrously ideal – as any setting could be." - Stephen Fry, Actor and comedian.
Nicola Sturgeon's 2020 Reading List
A famously avid reader, the FM is known for her love of Scottish crime fiction and historical fiction, as well as, perhaps unsurprisingly, non fiction politics essays.
This month's book club pick is...
We currently have five adult book clubs and one junior book club that meet at the Bookhouse (virtually at the moment). Each month a different member of each group takes a turn at picking the group's next read. Here is a selection of their current and last choices.