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Welcome to Leeds Book Club. A variety of meetings in fantastic venues across Leeds. Pick one, pick a few and come and discuss a book or two!

For details on how to join LBC, please see our About LBC page!


Please note – LBC Horsforth will be meeting at the following location from April onwards.

15 Town Street
0113 258 0909

LBC Horsforth – General Fiction

We meet on the 2nd Wednesday at 7:30pm.

Books for 2017

Jan 11 – “My Brilliant Friend”; Elena Ferrante

8th – Feb The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories by Sam kean

Books of 2016

  • 13th January – Hotel Honolulu – Paul Theroux
  • 10th February – A Change of Climate – Hilary Mantel
  • 9th March – Futuristic Violence & Fancy Suits – David Wong
  • 13th April – Dark Eden by Chris Beckett 
  • 11th May – Beside Myself by Ann Morgan
  • 8th June – If on a winters night, a travellor – Italo Calvino
  • 13th July – The Three – Sarch Lotz
  • 10th August – ?
  • 14th September -The Loop by Nicholas Evans
  • 12th October – Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota
  • 9th November – Kindered – Octavia Butler



– General Fiction

Books for 2017

Jan 8th  – Day Four by Sarah Lotz.

Feb –

Books of 2016

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We meet on the 2nd Sunday at 6:00pm.

  • 10th January – A Brief History of Seven Killings – Marlon James
  • 21st February – Homer’s Odyssey – Simon Armitage
  • 13th March – Storm Front (Harry Dresden 01) – Jim Butcher
  • 10th April – Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • 8th May – The Bees – Laline Paull 
  • 12th June -All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
  • 10th July -A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  • 14th August -A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel Spark
  • 11th September -A Meal in Winter byHubert Mingarelli,
  • 9th October -Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
    by Fannie Flagg
  • 13th November – Viper Wine – Hermoine Eyre
  • 8th January 2017 – Day Four -Sarah Lotz

LBC OUTLAWS – Thrillers, Crime, ooooh

crowd of favours

We meet on the 1st Wednesday at 6:00pm at Crowd of Favours for 6:30pm start.


  • 1st March – The Shining Girls – Lauren Beukes
  • 7th June – Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell
  • 6th July – The Donor – Helen Fitzgerald
  • 3rd August -Bad Monkey Carl Hiaason
  • 6th September -The Killing Floor by Lee Child
  • 5th October -CANCELLED
  • 2nd November -The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton discussing
  • 6th December – Christmas is Murder – Val McDermid


LBC 3 READS – General Fiction

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We meet on the 3rd Saturday at 11:00am.


  • 16th January – Passing – Nella Larsen
  • 16th April – All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque
  • 16th July – The Dud Avocado – Elaine Dundy
  • 15th October – On the Beach – Nevil Shute
  • 21st January The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty

LBC DYSTOPIA – Dystopia books, comics & films

crowd of favours

We meet on the 4th Monday at 6:00pm.


  • 22nd February – Europe in Autumn – Dave Hutchinson
  • 23rd May – The Passage – Justin Cronin
  • 22nd August – Pines by Blake Crouch
  • 21st November – The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor
  • LBC PUFFINS – Children’s books

    until further notice there will be no more meetings of LBCPuffins.

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    We meet on the 3rd Wednesday at 6:30pm.

    • 20th January –  Winnie the Pooh – A.A. Milne
    • 17th February – Kensuke’s Kingdom – Michael Morpurgo
    • 16th March – The Lie Tree – Frances Hardinge
    • 20th April – Watership Down – Richard Adams
    • 18th May -The Adventures of Captain Underpants ( #1) by Dav Pilkey
    • 15th June -Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
    • 20th July -The Animals of Farthing Wood (Farthing Wood #1)by Colin Dann
    • 17th August – Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson
    • 21st September – CANCELLED
    •  October 26th discussing Little Princess –Frances Hodgson Burnett

    until further notice there will be no more meetings of LBCPuffins.

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