GGR Book Club: The Honest Tailor and more books by Shaeeza Haniff

What would you do if you unexpectedly got a bag filled with money? This story tells the tale of a hardworking tailor, his wife and children who had a simple tailor shop. One day, they were lucky to find a bag full of money. So what should they do? With charming and delightful illustrations by her mother, Shaeeza Haniff’s tale of her grandparents’ honesty is timeless in its lessons learnt. Another read aloud book that is sure to please children … read more

GGR Book Club: The Secret Life of Winnie Cox: Slavery, forbidden love and tragedy & more books by Sharon Maas

Winnie Cox lives a privileged life of dances and dresses on her father’s sugar cane plantation. Life is sweet in the kingdom of sugar and Winnie along with her sister Johanna, have neither worries nor responsibilities, they are birds of paradise, protected from the poverty in the world around them. But everything can change in a heartbeat….When Winnie falls in love with George Quint, the post-office boy, a ‘darkie’ from the other side, she soon finds herself slipping into a double life. … read more

Breakout: Surviving Abuse and Alcoholism – This is My Story by Sukree Boodram

A wife and mother embracing her cultural and traditional beliefs made a heart breaking decision to leave an abusive marriage to an alcoholic in this gripping new memoir. Raised to keep personal problems to herself, Sukree Boodram decided to never seek help and to never stand up to her husband, and ultimately found herself in a bind. But in this provocative memoir, she shows how she found her courage and inner strength to leave and continue on the road to finding herself. … read more

GGR Book Club: The Slipper – by Amanda Sohan

The Slipper is a classic tale of love and loss portrayed in the most unconventional style. Included are lovable, colorful characters such as Meetu, Vishnu, maa and baap who’s humor infuses a serious subject matter in a very unique, warm and touching manner. What happens when a headstrong teen falls for an unsuitable suitor? What becomes of her future when her strict parents desire another path? And what ensues years later when Meetu’s past catches up with her future? You … read more

GGR Book Club: The Adventures Of Lucy And Brown Boy (ebook) by Lisa Punch

The Adventures Of Lucy And Brown Boy – Lucy is a young girl who loves adventure but lost her dog Brown Boy. This book also includes a fun coloring section as well as learning questions from the book. The Adventures Of Lucy And Brown Boy ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Lisa Punch was born and raised in Georgetown, Guyana and migrated to the United States of America at the age of 21. She writes poetry, songs and children books due to the … read more