Monday Online Book Club | 13 July
It's an online book club and you're invited! Download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership then book online to receive your invitation to a Zoom meeting where we will discuss the book.
The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle / Sophie Green
In a seaside suburb, housewife Theresa takes up swimming. She wants to get fit; she also wants a few precious minutes to herself. So at sunrise each day she strikes out past the waves. From the same beach, the widowed Marie swims. With her husband gone, bathing is the one constant in her new life.
After finding herself in a desperate situation, 25-year-old Leanne only has herself to rely on. She became a nurse to help others, even as she resists help herself. Elaine has recently moved from England. Far from home and without her adult sons, her closest friend is a gin bottle.
In the waters of Shelly Bay, these four women find each other. They will survive bluebottle stings and heartbreak; they will laugh so hard they swallow water, and they will plunge their tears into the ocean's salt. They will find solace and companionship, and learn that love takes many forms.
Download the Audiobook
How to Participate
Borrow and download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership. Of course, you're welcome to source your own copy in another format if you prefer.
We'll meet online using Zoom. Numbers are limited so that all participants have a chance to share their thoughts.
Book your place and we’ll send you a Zoom link to join the meeting (download and install from zoom.us if you haven't already). Join the meeting from 10am for a 10.30am start.
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