LBC White Swan – Upcoming Books

We also have our April and May books for White Swan! Time - 6pmLocation - Zoom 11th April – Apex Hides the Hurt – Colson Whitehead The town of Winthrop has decided it needs a new name. The resident software millionaire wants to call it New Prospera; the mayor wants to return to the original … Continue reading LBC White Swan – Upcoming Books

LBC Horsforth – Upcoming Books

We have our choices for April and May! Time - 7:30pm Location - Zoom 14 April – The Black Tides of Heaven – JY Yang Mokoya and Akeha, the twin children of the Protector, were sold to the Grand Monastery as infants. While Mokoya developed her strange prophetic gift, Akeha was always the one who … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – Upcoming Books

LBC Horsforth – Book Choice for February

As we don't have much time this month (due to the date change) - you'll be delighted to know that it's a novella! This Census-Taker - China Mieville In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a profoundly traumatic event. He tries and fails to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – Book Choice for February

Provisional Score for LBC Horsforth

Great chat tonight - out prosit all score is ... 8

#Now(Panic)Reading – Celestial Bodies for LBC Horsforth

I’ve still got 40% to go! And it’s tomorrow! And it’s not even that long, it’s just a little more involved that my brain can cope with at the moment!

Admin Day

It’s been a deliciously productive day behind the scenes...but it’s not super interesting to anyone else. Going to read another chapter of Celestial Bodies for #LBCHorsforth then likely re-watch the Eurovision film for a relax, singalong and happy sob. https://youtu.be/7q6Co-nd0lM This is such a silly, happy homage to Eurovision and I really enjoyed it. In … Continue reading Admin Day

LBC Horsforth – Changing dates from February

Given that we are currently meeting online, - rather than in our beloved pub - we have decided to return to our original date slot. From February, we will be meeting on the second Wednesday of the month. So our next dates look like this: 10 February 10 March 14 April 12 May 9 June … Continue reading LBC Horsforth – Changing dates from February

LBC3READS – Tinker Tailor Score

Given that one of the scores was a 2/10, I think you’ll all be very impressed to discover that we scored this... 8/10 Also, it’s our first spinal tap of 2021! An 11/10! Given that these are our personal comfort reads I imagine quite a few will be Spinal Tapped! (Also, I haven’t updated that … Continue reading LBC3READS – Tinker Tailor Score

LBC 3 Reads tomorrow!

Discussing the first of our EXTREME Comfort Reads Tinker tailor soldier spy by John le Carre Tomorrow, 12.30pm via zoom. Email or tweet if you want the link.

#NowReading – Celestial Bodies – Jokha Alharthi

Technically, I’ll be starting this tomorrow. This is the first #LBCHorsforth read for 2021. Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects … Continue reading #NowReading – Celestial Bodies – Jokha Alharthi