This is absolutely, definitely and completely my book clubs fault. We read String Poison for an LBC3Reads last year (and have Gaudy Night for this month) and I couldn’t possibly not read them in order… 6 down…about 9 to go!
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
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.
Just finished Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre for our first #LBC3Reads of the year (Saturday, 16th, 12.30pm via zoom!). So have given myself a night off to give the 2011 film a shot. The cast is a bit impressive - Gary Oldman - George Smiley.Kathy Burke - Connie Sachs.Benedict Cumberbatch - Peter … Continue reading Film Night – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Although I am only about a third of the way through the gripping How To Be A Liberal by Ian Dunt, I shall be setting this aside for the weekend and instead focusing on the first of the #LBC3Reads picks for 2021. This is also the first of our EXTREME Comfort Reads theme for 2021. … Continue reading #NextRead – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre
My bestie – and occasional Book Club member (it’s tricky, what with living in a whole other country); occasional reviewer and perennial challenge setter – is a bit of a whiz with numbers. She has gone through our reads from 2012 – 2020 and put an order to them! Thanks so much to Laini!! We … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – By The Numbers
Our first book wasn’t technically part of the ‘theme’ but nevermind! We’ve agreed that the 2021 theme will be Comfort Reads of some descriptions, so already looking forward to that! Our scores are as follows: Plainsong - Kent Haruf - 6The Lady Vanishes - Ethel Lina White - 8.5And then there were none - Agatha … Continue reading 2020 – LBC 3 Reads Scorecard
On Thursday, when chatting with a bestie during our reading night, I was so smug that I was 2 books ahead for two of my book clubs. I could read …Bookclub, Buddies and Brooding I blogged about book club on today’s post from the other me.
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!
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