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A A ABBOTT

Mobile Library Reading Group Welcomes Local Author A A Abbott

The Mobile Library Reading Group welcome local author A A Abbott.
Book Covers - Mobile Reading Group reviews Spring 2015

Mobile Library Reading Group - Spring Reviews

Spring is here and the Mobile Library Reading Group have reviewed three first novels. It always exciting to find new authors with such talent.    
Katharine D'Souza with cover of Deeds not Words and Park Life

The Mobile Library Reading Group meets Katherine D’Souza

After reading and reviewing Katharine D'Souza's latest book, we were delighted to meet the author herself.
Matt Haig and book cover of Reasons to Stay Alive

The Mobile Library Reading Group review Matt Haig's new book

Matt Haig has given the Birmingham Mobile Library Reading Group a copy of his new book Reasons to Stay Alive.
Winter Read book covers chosen by the Mobile Reading Group

Mobile Library Reading Group - Winter Reads

Our choice picks for winter 2014 including a story set in occupied France and a book inspired by the relationship between Lewis Carrol and his young muse.
Author Katharine D'Souza

Supporting Local Authors

Continuing our support for Birmingham authors we review the latest book from local writer Katharine D'Souza.
Mobile Reading Group Short Story Commission with Charlie Hill

Seven Minute Stories

The culmination of all our hard work on the Short Story Challenge.
Mobile Reading Group members meet author Sue Monk Kidd. Sue is in the centre.

Mobile Library Reading Group meets Sue Monk Kidd

Sue Monk Kidd more than lived up to our expectations - an interesting, inspirational and friendly author.
The Invention of Wings – Sue Monk Kidd

Mobile Library Reading Group - meeting two top authors!

We're looking forward to meeting author Charlie Hill and a trip to the Library of Birmingham to talk to writer Sue Monk Kidd.
Katharine D'Souza with cover of new novel Deeds not Words

Mobile Library Reading Group reviews local author Katharine D'Souza

We really want to support Birmingham authors. Here we review the latest book from local writer Katharine D'Souza.
Mobile Reading Group Reviews July 2014

Mobile Library Reading Group - what we're reading for summer 2014

The Mobile Library are still reading and reviewing throughout the summer!
Mobile Reading Group 22 May 2014 - Charlie Hill and Roz Goddard

Short Story Challenge - We begin plotting...

Short Story Challenge update: we meet our author Charlie Hill for the first time!
Charlie Hill

Short Story Challenge

Exciting news from the Mobile Library Reading Group - We're joining the Short Story Challenge.
World Book Night 2014

World Book Night 2014

More news from the Mobile Library Reading Group: World Book Night 2014.
Mobile Reading Group Reviews April 2014

Mobile Library Reading Group - what we read this spring

Find out about three of the books the Mobile Reading Group have enjoyed this spring
Mobile Reading Group November

Mobile Library Reading Group - what we read this autumn

Find out about 4 of the books the Mobile Reading Group have enjoyed this autumn
Book covers

Mobile Library Reading Group - what we read this summer

Find out about 3 of the books the Mobile Reading Group have enjoyed this summer.
Marble cake

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize shadowing - The Detour with cake!

Another view of The Detour and looking forward to our tour of London.
Book covers

A family story set in Birmingham and magical tale set in Alaska

3 different takes on books the Mobile Reading Group have enjoyed this year!
Jackie bookgifting for World Book Night 2013

Bookgiving on World Book Night 2013

Nicky blogs about Bookgiving on World Book Night 2013
Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Logo

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize shadowing - our books have arrived!

'If I never read another book, I'm so glad I read this one.' The first verdict on our IFFP books from Nikki and the Mobile Library Bookgroup.
Book covers

Welcome to the Mobile Library Reading Group!

Find out about 3 of the books the Mobile Reading Group have enjoyed this year!
Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Logo

Do you ever feel maybe you should keep your mouth shut?

Nicky blogs about shadowing the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize
Birmingham Mobile Library Reading Group

Mobile Reading Group Shadows Foreign Fiction Prize 2013

Birmingham Libraries Mobile Library Reading Group has been selected as one of the reading groups nationally to shadow the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.