LBCZoom Baby, Zoom!

We did it! We successfully book clubbed via zoom! And I think we spent pretty much the same proportion of the conversation discussing the book, film adaptations,  random unrelated things and in speechless fits of laughter as usual. So that's great! I will attempt to do a write up. Honest. I will!

LBC3 Reads – Our first Zoom Book Club

This morning at 11:30am; LeedsBookClub will host it's first book club on Zoom! #LBCZoom We will be discussing 'The Lady Vanishes' by Ethel Lina White. Returning home to England from a vacation in Europe, a lonely Iris Carr, a beautiful young socialite, seeks the company of a strange woman known to her only as "Miss … Continue reading LBC3 Reads – Our first Zoom Book Club

LBC3READS

Our #LBC3Reads club meets Saturday, at 12:30pm, at @cafe164 Our 2020 theme is ‘Three Crime Greats’ 18/04 - The Wheel Spins - Ethel Lina White18/07 - And there were none - Agatha Christie17/10 - Strong Poison - Dorothy L Sayers

Harrogate – Agatha Christie

FINALLY managed to visit The Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate a few weekends back. For Agatha Christie fans - this is the location of her mysterious ‘disappearance’ back in 1926 for 11 days. For a fuller version of the story, click HERE The story goes that in late 1926, Agatha’s husband Archie revealed that he … Continue reading Harrogate – Agatha Christie

2020 Reads

I'm a little stunned that we're picking books for 2020...the future is now! And slightly less cool than I was expecting 😀 Anyhoo, we have our January books picked and I wanted to share them ASAP - partly to give the regulars a heads up as to what we're reading for when, but also to … Continue reading 2020 Reads

This months book choices

LBC Horsforth - 7.30pm @ The Old Kings Arms 9th October - Annihilation - Jeff Vandermeer LBC White Swan - 6pm @ White Swan Leeds 13th October - Educated - Tara Westover LBC 3 Reads (NEW PICK!) - 11.30am @ Cafe164 18th October - Hagseed - Margaret Atwood

LBC3Reads – Change of Plan

We chose our books for LBC3Reads at the beginning of the year. By October, we thought/hoped that the political situation in the UK would have stabilised somewhat. However...it...hasn't. So, it felt like Philip K Dick's The Man in the High Castle was just a little too...painful to read at the moment. Ditto Margsaret Atwood's The Testament … Continue reading LBC3Reads – Change of Plan

PHOTOS – Cafe 164

Our beloved #LBC3Reads venue - @Cafe164 - turns 8 years old next month. It's hard to imagine! The cafe and gallery has changed so much over the last few years (while retaining its book club friendly staff and excellent coffee) but I reckon it's the latest addition that's my favourite! The cafe now has its … Continue reading PHOTOS – Cafe 164

LBC3Reads – Time Change and now VENUE CHANGE

We will be meeting at 10.30am this morning at our usual venue, Cafe 164 Wapentake on Kirkgate as Cafe 164 is closed for the Easter weekend. Apologies for the confusion! We will be discussing The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith. This is our 'Crime' pick of the year, to celebrate @LBCOutlaws, our themed bookclub that … Continue reading LBC3Reads – Time Change and now VENUE CHANGE

LBC3Reads – for the year

This book club meets up every three months – ideal for those too busy to join a monthly book club! We tend to read a lot of American fiction and alternate between male and female authors. For 2017, we read an author from each of the countries that make up the UK. For 2018, our theme is Four … Continue reading LBC3Reads – for the year