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"I've never seen anything like it. It's extraordinary."

Kate Mosse, The Taxidermist's Daughter, Orion


"The idea you have created: women all around the world reading the same book at the same time is wonderful and empowering..."

Lee Rourke, author of Vulgar Things, Virago


“Poppy’s Book Club is a delight. A group of passionate and avid readers who love to talk about books. I can’t think of a better way to spend an evening.”

Elizabeth Fremantle, author of Queen’s Gambit, Penguin


"You're book club should win an award. If there was an award, you should have it! I have just loved it."

Nicci Gerrard, The Twilight Hour, Penguin


"It's absolutely extraordinary."

Tina Seskis, One Step Too Far, Penguin


“I must say, the poppy loves book group was excellent. The questions they had prepared were brilliant and so well thought out.”

Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist, Macmillan


"What a wonderful thing you have done. I had no idea what to expect and I have loved every moment. I would love to come back!"

Sarah Winman, A Year of Marvellous Ways


"It's brilliant! Everyone should be a member!"

James Benmore, Dodger, Quercus


"I loved connecting with you all - it's wonderful"

Karen Joy Fowler, We are All Completely Beside Ourselves


"This was fantastic! Thank you for having me!"

Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project, Penguin





What our authors say about us...

Some of our authors who've joined us online & in person

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I work with a wide range of publishers to select books and authors for Poppy Loves Book Club.


The author always particiaptes in the discussion, either in person or online and our members absolutely love interacting with them on social media during the month as well.

If you are a publisher and you would like to get involved, please click here.


A note to unpublished authors...


I very much want to support new and unpublished writers. I select one unpublished author each year, which we read in the month of September. I have filled this slot for 2016.


If you are an unpublished author, please contact me in January 2017 and I will select the book that month.

Captain Book Coordinator, Annabel chats with all our visiting authors - here she is talking to a few of the authors who have visited Poppy Loves Book Club over the past months...