Book Club

By November 13, 2017Book Club
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Date(s) - 13/11/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sha'arei Tsedek


We are delighted to welcome author and Sha’arei Tsedek member, Penny Joelson as the Guest Speaker for our launch.  During the session will be discussing Penny’s book “I have no secrets”.  This book is available to order on Amazon and Goodreads.  

The Sha’arei Tsedek Book Club welcomes members and non-members. The group will meet once a month, on Mondays at 7.30 pm, at the synagogue; we will talk about the chosen book and then break for tea, biscuits and chat.

Please let us know if you will be coming along. For more information please contact the Office on 020 8445 3400.

“I have no secrets”


Jemma knows who did the murder. She knows because he told her. And she can’t tell anyone.

Fourteen-year-old Jemma has severe cerebral palsy. Unable to communicate or move, she relies on her family and carer for everything. She has a sharp brain and inquisitive nature, and knows all sorts of things about everyone. But when she is confronted with this terrible secret, she is utterly powerless to do anything. Though that might be about to change…

A page-turning thriller seen through the eyes of a unique narrator, this is a truly original, heart-rending  and compulsive book for young adult readers.

About the author

Penny Joelson began working with disabled people when she was a teenager, which gave her the inspiration and insight for this book. She is a member of Shaarei Tsedek and teaches creative writing to adults at City Lit London.

Find Penny on Twitter: @pennyjoelson or visit her website:


£2.00 pp/session including refreshments

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