Book Club

Welcome to the Sotonettes’ Book Club!

At our next meeting on Tuesday 16th April we will be discussing ‘Red Clocks’ by Leni Zumas.  For more details please see our Facebook event

The Sotonettes Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7pm – 9pm.  (Except during December).  There is no charge to attend and both members and non-members of the Sotonettes are very welcome. We are now meeting at The Maritimo Lounge, Admiral’s Quay, Ocean Way, Southampton, S014 3LG

The Book Club has a general ‘female’ theme such as female authors and leading characters, and we are always open to suggestions! We plan on mixing things up a bit, from classics to contemporary, across a range of genres.

We don’t mind if you haven’t finished the book, seen a film version, or are just curious to find out more.

If you have any questions then you can drop a message to Penny via the Sotonettes Facebook Page here or email her at

The books we will be reading in next few months are:

  • December – No meeting
  • January 2019 – A Beginners’ Guide to Acting English by Shappi Khorsandi  (a more light hearted book with links to Women in Power
  • February 2019 – The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon (nominated by Allison from Southampton Libraries and available from the library).
  • March 2019 – Death Comes to Pemberley by P D James (included as it has been nominated several times).
  • April 2019 – Red Clocks by Leni Zumas (nominated by October Books)
Sotonettes header twill

These are some of the book we have read. Please click here to read the complete list.

Books Read 2013 – 2017
Sotonettes header twill

We’re always looking for suggestions for the future so please feel free to bring along suggestions of anything you’ve wanted to read or something you’d like to share!

If you’d like to be kept up to date on any changes affecting Book Club as well as information on special activities, events and trips, please sign up to our mailing list below:

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

Sotonettes WI will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and information. Please click the box below if you would like to receive emails from us:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use MailChimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to MailChimp for processing. Learn more about MailChimp’s privacy practices here.