The May Greedy Reader meeting will be Tuesday, May 28 at 2:00 pm.
The Book for May is A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchey.
Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the
families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old,
decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept
Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the
sea, everyone thinks she is crazy. Helped by Rigger (a bad boy turned
good who is handy around the house) and Orla, her niece (a whiz at
business), Chicky is finally ready to welcome the first guests to Stone
House’s big warm kitchen, log fires, and understated elegant bedrooms.
John, the American movie star, thinks he has arrived incognito; Winnie
and Lillian are forced into taking a holiday together; Nicola and Henry,
husband and wife, have been shaken by seeing too much death practicing
medicine; Anders hates his father’s business, but has a real talent for
music; Miss Nell Howe, a retired schoolteacher, criticizes everything
and leaves a day early, much to everyone’s relief; the Walls are
disappointed to have won this second-prize holiday in a contest where
first prize was Paris; and Freda, the librarian, is afraid of her own
June's Book - The Undomestic Goddess Sophie Kinsella
July's Book - Mr Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt