GGR Book Club


01 Sep: GGR Book Club: The Last Ship and more books by Jan Lowe Shinebourne

Author Jan Lowe Shinebourne is a Guyanese novelist who was born in Canje, Berbice, Guyana and was educated at Berbice High School and the University of Guyana. After school she was a reporter in Georgetown. She began writing in the mid-1960s and in 1974 she was a prize-winner in the National History and Arts Council Literary Competition. In 1970 she emigrated to London, England. She did postgraduate literary studies at the University of London. She…


19 Aug: GGR Book Club: Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series) By Janice G. Ross

The year was nineteen seventy-five. Barren couple, Pearl and Edward Riley stumbled upon a newborn baby girl. Her cries could only be heard by a true mother, which Pearl immediately became. Bundled up with their new child, they discovered a parcel of artifacts and a scribbled note that read: Sakkara. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American…

The Day Mohan Found His Confidence

30 Jun: The Day Mohan Found His Confidence by Anaya Lee Willabus

This book is about Mohan and the many challenges he faces at home, as well as, school. Mohan discovers that having family and friends that believe in him and making the effort to do his best, can result in accomplishing the unexpected. Author Anaya Lee Willabus is an eight year old visionary who loves to read and play sports. At the age of two, Anaya Lee was taught to read by her father. She was…

Philippa Perry

28 Jun: B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood By Philippa Perry

B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown — from the women’s battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands. B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood About…

GGR Book Club

05 Jun: Are You An Author? Submit Your Book to the Guyanese Girls Rock Book Club

The Guyanese Girls Rock Book Club  (GGRBC) is an online platform to browse, share and shop for books written by Guyanese Women and Girls.  Authors may submit their books to You must have a website or a link to your book sale page. Submissions will be listed permanently on the GGR website as a “Recommended Reading” list.   Happy Reading!  Browse all Books via the GGR Book Club Tab above. Disclaimer:  GGR reserves the right to reject any book that is…

Inside Outer Beauty

03 Jun: Inside Outer Beauty: Thriving for Healthy and Beautiful Skin Throughout the Ages

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03 Jun: Silent Hearer by Marcia S. Shury

Silent Hearer by Marcia Shury | ISBN # 978-1-68118-826-3 | Tate Publishing “Silent Hearer” chronicles the story of Marcia S. Shury as her happy childhood was turned upside down due to the onset of a sudden partial hearing loss.  The book details how she rose above the many obstacles and frustrations that she encountered in school, in her career and relationships as she resolved to live a normal life.